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Collection Details


Collection Name: Benedum and the Oil Industry Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/bene.html
Dates Spanned: 1951-1951
Description: A record of the oil industry from 1890 to 1950 as shown in the development of the Benedum oil interests and the experiences of Michael Late Benedum (1869-1959) and his associates, notably Joseph Clifton Trees (1869-1943). The material consists of interviews with people having special knowledge of leasing, financing, geology, oil and gas production, legal and tax problems.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 33
Interviews: [37 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Industry and Labor; Economics
ASP Subjects: Caddo Parrish, LA; China; Gas; Gas industry; History; Illinois; Mexico; Oil industries; Oral history; Philippines; Romania; Taxation; Texas; United States
Other Subjects: Financing; Leasing; Legal problems; Oil; Tax problems
Collection Code: OHC0000802