This collection contains research files relating to Gerald T. White's work on the history of oil in California, including
Standard Oil of California, Formative Years in the Far West (1962). The collection also includes manuscripts and correspondence relating to his research.
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.
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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.
The collection is semiprocessed. Please contact Special Collections and Archives regarding availability for research use.