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Hardison, Wallace Diaries
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hardison, Wallace Diaries
    Dates: 1874-1912
    Collection Number: 1
    Creator/Collector: Hardison, Wallace Harrison, Waldie Harrison
    Extent: 14 small diaries and 1 monthly Time Book
    Repository: Santa Paula Historical Society
    Santa Paula, California 93060
    Abstract: 14 small diaries about activities in the oil fields, and one Time Book for 1908-1910
    Language of Material: English



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    Preferred Citation

    Hardison, Wallace Diaries. Santa Paula Historical Society

    Biography/Administrative History

    Wallace Hardison was one of the founders of Union Oil Company. He was born in Maine, 1850. Hardison was an adventure seeker, trying many pursuits: horses, citrfus, cattle, gold mining, before exploring for oil.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    14 small diaries and 1 mostly Time Book

    Indexing Terms

    Oil Industry
    Union Oil Company