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Finding Aid for the W.T. McFie Well Supply Company Records, 1895-1911
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: W.T. McFie Well Supply Company Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1895-1911
    Collection number: 688
    Creator: W.T. McFie Well Supply Company
    Extent: 88 boxes (44 linear ft.) 20 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: W.T. McFie Well Supply Company provided drilling tools used by most of the early petroleum industry operators in the Los Angeles basin. The collection includes ledgers, inventories, and account books.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: except for boxes 89-108. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], W.T. McFie Well Supply Company Records (Collection 688). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    William Thomas McFie was a pioneer Los Angeles hardware merchant, whose business, W.T. McFie Well Supply Company, provided drilling tools used by most of the early petroleum industry operators in the Los Angeles basin.

    Scope and Content

    Boxes 89-108 include business papers of William Thomas McFie and the W.T. McFie Well Supply Company Includes ledgers, inventories, and account books.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    McFie, William Thomas.
    W.T. McFie Well Supply Company--Archives.
    Hardware stores--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Business records.