Hardison, Wallace Diaries

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Santa Paula Historical Society
P. O. Box 842
Santa Paula, California 93060
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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