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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory:

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Mabry J. Norrell Papers, 1868-1964



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Norrell, Mabry J.
Title: Mabry J. Norrell Papers
Dates: 1868-1964
Abstract: The papers include materials related to the history of the Magnolia Petroleum Company and the career of E. R. Brown.
Accession No.: 71-61
Extent: 2.5 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Mabry J. Norrell was born September 8, 1881 in Burnet, Texas. He worked as a schoolteacher, bank cashier and postmaster before being hired as manager of the Magnolia Petroleum Company’s industrial relations department. Mabry was later promoted to Secretary of the company and held that position until his retirement in 1947. Mabry died December 26, 1961.

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Scope and Contents

The papers include a book manuscript, letters, addresses, articles, clippings and photographs related to the history of the Magnolia Petroleum Company and the career of E. R. Brown.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Brown, Edwy Rolfe
Kirby, John H.
Latimer, J. L.
Moser, C. O.
Norrell, Mabry J., 1881-1961—Archives.
Pierson, Lewis E. (Lewis Eugene), 1870-1954
Price, Theodore H. (Theodore Hazeltine), 1861-1935
Sibley, H. E.
Subjects (Organizations)
Magnolia Petroleum Company
Subjects
Petroleum industry and trade -- History.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Texas.
Places
Corsicana (Tex.)
Dallas (Tex.)
Little Hocking (Ohio)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mabry J. Norrell Papers, 1868-1964, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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3C154 Manuscript of a "History of the Magnolia Petroleum Company," by M. J. Norrell
Biographical material and tributes to Edwy Rolfe Brown (1868-1942), 1935-1946
Letters, addresses, and notes related to Magnolia Petroleum Company and Edwy Rolfe Brown, 1932-1951
Clippings and articles related to Magnolia Petroleum Company and its personnel, 1935-1964, undated
Biographical sketch of Mabry J. Norrell

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