1024. TEXAS OIL INDUSTRY. Lot of 24 imprints. Very good to fine. 1904-1981.

AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTE. Spindletop: A Texas Titan [wrapper title]. New York: American Petroleum Institute, 1945.

BARRETT, Velma & Hazel Oliver. Odessa: City of Dreams. A Miracle of the Texas Prairies. San Antonio: Naylor, 1952.

BENTON, Minnie King. Boomtown: A Portrait of Burkburnett. Quanah: Nortex, 1972.

BOATWRIGHT, Mody. Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields. El Paso: Carl Hertzog for Texas Folk-lore Society, 1945.

Bunker’s Monthly: The Magazine of Texas II:4 (October, 1928). Fort Worth: Bunker Publications, 1928.

CONLEY, James K. Memorabilia: An Album of Early West Texas. Abilene: Reporter Publishing, 1971

EAGLETON, N. Ethie. On The Last Frontier: A History of Upton County, Texas. El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1971.

EAST, Lorecia. History and Progress of Jefferson County. Dallas: Royal Publishing, 1961.

FEDERAL WRITERS’ PROJECT. WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION. AMERICAN GUIDE SERIES. Beaumont: A Guide to the City and Its Environs. Houston: Anson Jones Press, [1939].


FOREE, Kenneth, Jr. Citizen of Luling [wrapper title]. N.p.: Magnolia Petroleum Company, 1947.

FUERMANN, George. Houston: Land of the Big Rich. Garden City: Doubleday, 1951.

GLASSCOCK, Lucille. A Texas Wildcatter: A Fascinating Saga of Oil. San Antonio: Naylor, 1952

HORLACHER, James Levi. A Year in the Oil Fields. Lexington, Kentucky: Press of the Kentucky Kernel, 1929.

HOUSE, Boyce. Roaring Ranger: The World’s Biggest Boom. San Antonio: Naylor, 1951.

HOUSE, Boyce. Oil Field Fury. San Antonio: Naylor, 1954.

HOUSE, Boyce. Oil Boom: The Story of Spindletop, Burkburnett, Mexia, Smackover, Desdemona, and Ranger. Caldwell, Ohio: Caxton Printers, 1941.

MACINTOSH, P.J.R. “The Sabine District: How Enterprise and Development Have Transformed the Upper Coast Region of Texas in Bunker’s Monthly: The Magazine of Texas 2:2 (August 1928)

MCKAY, Mrs. Arch & Mrs. H.A. Spellings (comps.). A History of Jefferson, Marion County, Texas. N.p., n.d.

POPE, Clarence C. An Oil Scout in the Permian Basin, 1924-1960. El Paso: Permian Press, 1972.

ROBERTS, H.H. Brief Notes on the Geologic Formations of Fayette County and on the Evidence of the Presence of Oil and Gas, with Map of Part of the Gulf Coastal Plain Texas [wrapper title]. San Antonio, 1927.

SCHWETTMANN, Martin W. Santa Rita... The University of Texas Oil Discovery. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1958.

SPRATT, John Stricklin. The Road to Spindletop: Economic Change in Texas, 1875-1901. Austin & London: University of Texas Press, 1970.

STRATTON, Florence. The Story of Beaumont. N.p, n.d.


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