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Max C. Eastman papers, 1944-1964.
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Max C. Eastman papers, 1944-1964


Eastman, Max C., 1916-, creator


Forrestal, James, 1892-1949, correspondent.


Sullivan, John L. (John Lawrence), 1899-1982, correspondent.


Tully, James, correspondent.


Reid, E. C., correspondent.


Letters, documents, contracts, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the career of petroleum engineer who worked in the Elk Hills Naval Petroleum Reserve located in Kern County, Calif. for the Navy and, after his resignation, for the Reserve Oil and Gas Company of San Francisco, Calif. Letters include those signed by Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal and Acting Secretary of the Navy John L. Sullivan. Also includes production graphs for oil and gas finds, stockholder meeting announcements, and correspondence with Occidental Petroleum. The job history of Mr. Eastman with Reserve Oil and Gas is included from the first letter inquiring for work until his resignation from the board of directors. The newsclippings detail oil and gas finds as well as career announcements.


1944 (issued)


Oil well drilling -- California -- Kern County
Petroleum engineers -- California
Oil fields -- California -- Kern County
Petroleum reserves -- California -- Kern County
Public contracts -- United States
Ingénieurs du pétrole -- Californie
Armed Forces -- Officers
Oil fields
Oil well drilling
Petroleum engineers
Petroleum reserves
Public contracts
California -- Kern County
United States
Reserve Oil and Gas Company -- Correspondence
Occidental Petroleum Corporation -- Correspondence
Standard Oil Company of California.
United States. -- Department of the Navy.
United States. -- Navy -- Officers
Occidental Petroleum Corporation.
Standard Oil Company of California.
United States. -- Department of the Navy
United States. -- Navy
Eastman, Max C -- 1916- -- Archives
Forrestal, James -- 1892-1949 -- Correspondence
Sullivan, John L. (John Lawrence) -- 1899-1982 -- Correspondence
Forrestal, James -- 1892-1949
Sullivan, John L. (John Lawrence) -- 1899-1982


Transfer; From University of Wyoming Library; 200705.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2007.084--PIC).
Lieutenant, USNR; engineer in the office of the Inspector of Naval Petroleum Reserves in California; Vice-President of Reserve Oil and Gas Company.
Preferred citation: Max C. Eastman papers, BANC MSS 2008/263, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.


Personal correspondence.

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1 box (0.4 linear feet)




No place, unknown, or undetermined