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Guide to the Gerald T. White Papers MS.F.009
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
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  • Title: Gerald T. White papers
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.F.009
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4.4 Linear feet (8 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1982
    Date (bulk): 1960-1980
    Abstract: This collection contains research files relating to Gerald T. White's work on the history of oil in California, including his book Standard Oil of California, Formative Years in the Far West (1962). The collection also includes manuscripts and correspondence relating to his research.
    Creator: White, Gerald T. (Gerald Taylor), 1913-1989

    Access

    The collection is semiprocessed. Please contact Special Collections and Archives regarding availability for research use.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Gerald T. White papers. MS-F009. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Gerald T. White, date unknown.

    Processing History

    Preliminary processing by Special Collections and Archives staff, ca. 1996.

    Biography

    Gerald T. White was an historian, author, and professor of history at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) from 1968 to 1980. White was chairman of the History Department at UCI from 1969 to 1971 and Professor Emeritus from 1980 to 1989. His works include histories of the oil industry in California. White died in 1989.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection contains research files relating to Gerald T. White's work on the history of oil in California, including his book Standard Oil of California, Formative Years in the Far West (1962). The collection also includes manuscripts and correspondence relating to his research.

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    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    University of California, Irvine. -- Faculty -- Archives
    White, Gerald T. (Gerald Taylor), 1913-1989 -- Archives