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Oil well drilling

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Great Oil Fields at Burkburnett, Texas panoramic photograph

 Collection
Accession: 1969-151
Abstract:

The oil fields in Burkburnett Texas are well-known for being an abundant source of petroleum. This item is a panoramic photograph which shows oil wells and buildings.

Dates: undated

Sperry-Sun Drilling Services records

 Collection
Accession: 2246
Abstract:

Sperry-Sun Drilling Services, Inc. provided drilling services and equipment to the petroleum industry, first in Texas and the Gulf Coast and then world wide. This collection of historical miscellany was collected for a 65th anniversary celebration in 1995 and other materials from the company's public relations office. The principal series is the Historical file. It contains material assembled for the 1995 company history booklet. Many of the documents dealing with the Sun Oil Company, members of the Pew family, Elmer Sperry and the Sperry Gyroscope Company are photocopies purchased from other Hagley accessions.

Dates: 1888-1999; Majority of material found within 1930-1995