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The Resource Santa Rita : the University of Texas oil discovery, by Marvin W. Schwettmann ; with illustrations by Tom Lea

Santa Rita : the University of Texas oil discovery, by Marvin W. Schwettmann ; with illustrations by Tom Lea

Label
Santa Rita : the University of Texas oil discovery
Title
Santa Rita
Title remainder
the University of Texas oil discovery
Statement of responsibility
by Marvin W. Schwettmann ; with illustrations by Tom Lea
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Santa Rita, patron saint of the Impossible, belied her name. Santa Rita, the University discovery oil well, blew in on May 28, 1923. The well marked a turning point for The University of Texas and started the institution in the oil business on a huge scale
Cataloging source
SUR
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Santa Rita : the University of Texas oil discovery, by Marvin W. Schwettmann ; with illustrations by Tom Lea
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Publication
Note
"Four hundred and forty copies printed for the Texas state Historical Association by Carl Hertzog at El Paso"--P. [viii]
Control code
11569144
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xix, 43 p.
Lccn
44003174
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): No. 216. From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott. Newspaper clipping from the Austin American, Nov. 20, 1958 on Old Santa Rita laid in. Hardbound.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Reprinted 1958. Gift of Tom Garner, 1992 (Access. No. 1992-046).
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): No. cxvi. Gift of Wilson Hudson, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-001).
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): No. 11. Gift of Rebecca Dobkins, 1994 (Access. No. 1994-146). Stamped: From the Library of Betty Brooke Dobkins.
  • Library's copy 6 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). Reprinted 1958. With mylar dust jacket.
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Label
Santa Rita : the University of Texas oil discovery, by Marvin W. Schwettmann ; with illustrations by Tom Lea
Publication
Note
"Four hundred and forty copies printed for the Texas state Historical Association by Carl Hertzog at El Paso"--P. [viii]
Control code
11569144
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xix, 43 p.
Lccn
44003174
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): No. 216. From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott. Newspaper clipping from the Austin American, Nov. 20, 1958 on Old Santa Rita laid in. Hardbound.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Reprinted 1958. Gift of Tom Garner, 1992 (Access. No. 1992-046).
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): No. cxvi. Gift of Wilson Hudson, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-001).
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): No. 11. Gift of Rebecca Dobkins, 1994 (Access. No. 1994-146). Stamped: From the Library of Betty Brooke Dobkins.
  • Library's copy 6 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). Reprinted 1958. With mylar dust jacket.
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