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Guide to the Gerald T. White Papers
MS-F009  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Gerald T. White papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1982
    Date (bulk): (bulk ca. 1960-1980)
    Collection number: MS-F009
    Creator: White, Gerald Taylor, 1913-
    Extent: 4.4 linear feet (5 boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections and Archives regarding availability for research use.

    Publication Rights

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

    Preferred Citation

    Gerald T. White Papers. MS-F09. 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 a 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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    White, Gerald Taylor, 1913- --Archives.
    University of California, Irvine--Faculty--Archival resources.