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William Whitehill Rand Papers
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Series 1.  Biographical/Personal

Box 1

Cartoon, showing Rand and floating rigs, 1959

Box 1

Channel Islands

Box 1

News Clipping, Santa Barbara Daily News, 18 Oct 1921, on oil development on San Miguel

Box 1

Maps of islands in Santa Barbara channel

Box 1

Geologic map of Santa Cruz Island by William W. Rand, 1931

Box 1

College Course Notes, ca. 1925

Box 1

Correspondence (early, pre-Submarex, etc., as well as personal), 1940s-1950s, n.d.

Box 1

Designation of Beneficiary, 1966

Box 1

Dissertation (includes original photos, maps, research files), ca. 1933

Box 1

Estate of Annie May Hempstead Rand, ca. 1960-1961

Box 1

Field Survey Notes, 1920s

Box 1

Finances, ca. 1964

Box 1

Lab Notes (notebook), ca. 1933

Box 1

Organizations

Box 1

American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Pacific Section

Box 1

American Institute of Professional Geologists

Box 1

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Box 1

National Academy of Engineering - Committee on Ocean Engineering

Box 1

Science and Engineering Council of Santa Barbara - Technical Services Directory, 1966

Box 1

United Nations (material re oceanography and the ocean)

Box 1

U.S. Navy (includes material on Navy's role in exploitation of the ocean and military uses of the ocean), 1967-1968

Box 1

Publications by Rand

Box 1

Drilling from Floating Vessels Now Economically Carried Out Off California Coast, Journal of Petroleum Technology 11, 9 (Sept. 1959): 35-36

Box 1

Ventura Basin, Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 35, 2 (Feb. 1951), 231-240

Box 1

Resumes - William Rand and Tom Crawford

Box 1

Talk by Rand - Santa Barbara Channel, Offshore Oil Exploration, ca. 1957

Box 1

Tax Returns - William W. and Gertrude S. Rand

Box 1

Travel - South America, 1957

 

Series 2.  Administrative

Box 2

Arrangement/Organization of Records [lists of categories]

Box 2

Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws (Submar and Marex), 1953

Box 2

Correspondence (includes material re drilling from ship-mounted rigs), ca. 1954

Box 2

Correspondence

Box 2

General, ca. 1940s-1960

Box 2

Gaviota (includes discussion of agreements for use of Gaviota and Goleta piers), 1957-1958

Box 2

Goleta (includes discussion of agreements for use of Goleta and Gaviota piers), 1956-1957

Box 2

Port Hueneme (includes discussion of off-shore oil leases and transporting of oil drilling equipment and supplies), 1956

Box 2

Santa Barbara (includes list of oil companies engaged in marine exploration in the Santa Barbara Channel area), 1957

Box 2

Directional Engineering Co. [DECO]

Box 2

Correspondence, ca. 1957-1961

Box 2

Minutes and by-laws, ca. 1954-1955

Box 2

Macready Oriented Cores, Inc. - Correspondence, 1957-1960

Box 2

Scientia Corp (includes bylaws, minutes, correspondence, memos, articles, biographical information on Scientia members), ca. early 1960s

Box 2

State Tideland Leasing Law [mud and water damage]

Box 2

California State Lands Commission. On petroleum minerals, 3 Feb 1958.

Box 2

Statement of recommended policy.

Box 2

Correspondence, statements re leasing, pollution, etc.

Box 2

"Submarex Corporation" - historical overview

Box 2 - 3

Vessels (includes drawings, photographs, correspondence, some information on operations and operating costs, logs and inventories)

Box 2

General

Box 2

Drawings (showing oil rigs) [water damage]

Box 2

America

Box 2

La Busca

Box 2

Caldrill 1

Box 2

La Ciencia

Box 2

Decatur

Box 2

Exploit

Box 2

Frances Ann

Box 2

Nautilus, ca. 1957

Box 2

Ranger

Box 2

Rincon

Box 3

Sand Dab V (aka Ceylon)

Box 3

Surprise

Box 3

Western Explorer

Box 3

Vessel Sales Correspondence, 1960

Box 3

Western Offshore Drilling and Exploration Co.

Box 3

Miscellany

 

Series 3.  Financial

Box 3

Bank Balances, 1966

Box 3

Combined Balance Sheets and Financial Statements, ca. 1957-1958

Box 3

Consolidated Rand Corporations - Financial Statement, 1957

Box 3

Cost Analysis Forms, ca. 1957, 1959

Box 3

Directional Engineering Company (DECO) - Financial Statements and Tax Returns, 1956-1963

Box 3

Insurance (policies and correspondence), ca. 1954-1964

Box 3

Macready Oriented Cores, Inc. - Financial Statement, 1961

Box 3

Mardril, Inc.

Box 3

Financial Statements and Tax Return, 1955-1963

Box 3

Sale, 1966

Box 3

Statements, bills paid, ca. 1962-1963

Box 3

Marex, Inc.

Box 3

Financial Statements and Tax Returns, 1955-1963

Box 3

Statements and Remittances, Western Gulf Oil Co., 1956-1957

Box 3

Marine Equipment Rentals

Box 3

Offshore Constructors (possible merger with Rand), 1957-1958

Box 3

Rexmar, Inc. - Financial Statements and Tax Returns, 1957-1966

Box 3

Submar, Inc.

Box 3

Financial Statements and Tax Returns, 1955-1963

Box 3

Statements, bills paid, ca. 1964-1965

Box 3

Submarex Corp.

Box 3

Corporation Expense Summaries, 1957-1960

Box 3

Financial Statements and Tax Returns, 1955-1964

Box 3

Sale to Pike Corp. of America, 1966

 

Series 4.  Inventions/Patents

Box 4

Coring Devices - Patents (not Rand's), ca. 1945-1949

Box 4

Directional Engineering Co. [DECO] - including DECO Model 70 and DECO Model 90

Box 4

Drilling Equipment - Patents [not Rand's], 1960

Box 4

Engineer's Field Transit Book [records/notes of Rand's experiments/inventions from 1950 (27 pages), ca. 1955

Box 4

Macready, George A. - Patents, ca. 1920s-1950s

Box 4

Offshore Oil Drilling (not Rand's)

Box 4

Subaqueous Drilling Apparatus, 1964-1966

Box 4

Submarine Drilling Apparatus - Patent Application (includes drawings), ca. 1955-1956

Box 4

Underwater Drilling Device (Rand's), n.d.

Box 4

Miscellany (some Rand's), n.d.

 

Series 5.  Labor Relations

Box 4

Inland Boatmen's Union (IBU), 1956

Box 4

Marine Firemen's Union, 1956

Box 4

Memos to Employees (from Rand), ca. 1956

Box 4

National Labor Relations Board

Box 4

Termination case, 1956-1957

Box 4

Union representation case, 1956-1958

Box 4

Offshore Constructors, Inc. - Agreement, 1959

Box 4

Piledrivers Local Union Bi, 2375, 1956-1957

Box 4

Sailors Union of the Pacific (SUP), ca. 1956-1957

Box 4

Submarex (and affiliated companies) - Health and Welfare Program, n.d.

Box 4

United Mine Workers of America (UMW), 1956

 

Series 6.  Projects

Box 5

Alaska Project, 1964

Box 5

Atlantic Refining Company, 1964

Box 5

Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)

Box 5

General, 1963

Box 5

National Marine Consultants Division of Interstate Electronics Corporation contract (incl. correspondence between Charles Tucker and Tom Crawford, on political topics), 1964-1965

Box 5

Sea Space, Oct. n.y.

Box 5

Trips (Tom Crawford - Santa Cruz Basin Site, Farallon Site), 1960

Box 5

B.O.C. of Australia Limited, 1964-1965

Box 5

Bendix Corporation, 1965

Box 5

California Off-Shore Exploration Work, 1954

Box 5

Deep Sea Drilling Project (Scripps)

Box 5

Deep Sea Drilling Project activities Jun-Sep 1966

Box 5

Abstract, selection procedures for subcontractors, and related papers, ca. 1967

Box 5

Esso (France), 1958

Box 5

Freeport Sulphur Company (New Orleans, LA), 1966

Box 5

General Motors (correspondence re ocean drilling, including map), 1961-1962

Box 5

General Petroleum Corp., 1953-1954

Box 5

Global Marine Exploration Company, ca. 1959

Box 5

Hawaii, 1965

Box 5

Hilo Breakwater Job (Hawaii), 1965

Box 5

Homyer, L. K. - "A Research Programme to Determine the Practicality of a Proposed Method of Drilling and Working Oil and Gas Wells in Ocean Beds Five Hundred Feet Below the Surface of the Sea" (report), 1958

Box 5

Hughes Aircraft Company, 1965

Box 5

Humble Oil & Refining Company, 1953-1958

Box 5

Israeli Project, 1964

Box 5

Lake Erie Project (water damage), 1957-1959

Box 5

McDonald Contractors, Inc. (San Diego) - drilling core samples, 1958

Box 5

Mohole, 1960-1961

Box 5

National Marine Consultants, Inc., n.d.

Box 5

Nissho California Corp. (Asia), 1957

Box 5

Ocean Science and Engineering, Inc., 1965

Box 5

Opple, Kenneth, 1957

Box 5

Persian Gulf Project, 1958

Box 5

Phillips-Pauley, 1956-1959

Box 5

PneumoDynamics Corporation, 1960-1964

Box 5

Richfield - Mobil, 1964

Box 5

Richfield Oil Corporation, 1952-1964

Box 5

Shell Oil Company, 1964-1965

Box 5

Signal Oil & Gas Company, 1954

Box 5

South America (Venezuela), 1957

Box 5

Standard Oil Company (including Carpinteria and California coast), 1953-1964

Box 5

Standard-Humble Alaska Project (including correspondence from Eddie Deal and Lee Gardner about the project), 1965

Box 6

Sumitomo Shoji New York, Inc. (Japan), 1962-1963

Box 6

Texaco, Inc., 1958-1963

Box 6

The Texas Company, n.d.

Box 6

Tidewater Oil Company, 1956-1958

Box 6

Tokyo Tsusho Kaisha Ltd. (Japan) [water damage], 1958-1965

Box 6

Trinidad, 1957

Box 6

Union-Standard Project (Oregon and Washington), 1963

Box 6

US Coast and Geodetic Survey [water damage], 1963-1965

Box 6

Venezuela, 1958

Box 6

Wandtke, Gus, 1956-1957

Box 6

Western Gulf Oil Company, 1954-1955

Box 6

Western Offshore Drilling Co., 1966

 

Series 7.  Research Files

Box 6

California Oil Firms - Foust's Sales and Service Directory, 34th edition, 1963

Box 6

Drilling and Drilling Equipment

Box 6

Engines

Box 6

Floating Rigs

Box 6

Lunar and Planetary Research

Box 6

Marine Equipment and Supplies

Box 6

Mohole

Box 6

Mud

Box 6

Navigational Equipment

Box 6

Oceanographic Equipment

Box 6

Oceanography

Box 6

Offshore Drilling

Box 6

General (includes some articles on Santa Barbara Channel)

Box 6

Howe, Richard - "Evolution of Offshore Mobile Drilling Units," API Paper

Box 6

Offshore (complete issues), 1957-1958

Box 6

Radar

Box 6

Vessels

 

Series 8.  Technical Materials

Box 7

Bollay, William - "Analysis of a Spherical Shell under External Pressure," 1963

Box 7

California, late 1940s, early 1950s (mainly re coring equipment)

Box 7

California Oil Fields

Box 7

Core Hole Locations

Box 7

Core Orientation Field Notes (George A. Macready), 1953-1954

Box 7

Core Orientation Reports (George A. Macready), 1933-1950

Box 8

Core Orientation Reports (George A. Macready), 1951-1955

Box 8

Core Positions (M.V. Surprise)

Box 8

Deepwater Jetting Device

Box 8

Drilling Equipment

Box 8

Equipment

Box 8

Geology

Box 8

Geophysical Prospecting (includes field notes and reports, mainly California, Florida, and Alabama material) [water damage], 1920s-1950s

Box 8

Marine Equipment

Box 8

Off-Shore Sampling - Committee meeting minutes, 1951-1953

Box 8

Offshore Sampling Operation Reports - M/V Submarex, 1952

Box 8

Radar (Raytheon)

Box 8

Santa Barbara - Marine Seismograph Survey, 1948

Box 8

Santa Barbara - Offshore Exploration [water damage], 1940s

Box 8

Santa Barbara/Ventura/Los Angeles (mainly reports and maps), ca. 1930s

Box 8

Submarine Coring Reports - M/V Submarex, 1952

Box 8

Towers

 

Series 9.  Photographs

Box 9

Anacapa Island - Aerial views, 1929

Box 9

B/w prints

Box 9

Slide [of Rand?]

 

Series 10.  Audiovisual

Box 9

Film - 16mm color (small roll) - deck of unidentified ship

 

Series 11.  Oversize

Box 10 - 11

Daily Drilling Reports, 1956-1958 (boxed)

Box 12

Drawings, diagrams, blueprints (vessels, drilling equipment) (boxed)

Cabinet 20: 10

Drawings and Maps (2 folders, map cabinet/drawer)

Cabinet 20: 10

Charts of Santa Barbara Channel

Cabinet 20: 10

Drilling equipment

Cabinet 20: 10

Map - Pt. Buchon

Cabinet 20: 10

Maps - Source data indices of hole sites off Long Beach