Guide to the Gerald T. White Papers MS.F.009

Preliminary processing by Special Collections and Archives staff.
Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
The UCI Libraries
P.O. Box 19557
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California, 92623-9557
949-824-3947
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Title: Gerald T. White papers
Identifier/Call Number: MS.F.009
Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4.4 Linear feet (8 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1936-1982
Date (bulk): 1960-1980
Abstract: This collection contains research files relating to Gerald T. White's work on the history of oil in California, including his book Standard Oil of California, Formative Years in the Far West (1962). The collection also includes manuscripts and correspondence relating to his research.
Creator: White, Gerald T. (Gerald Taylor), 1913-1989

Access

The collection is semiprocessed. Please contact Special Collections and Archives regarding availability for research use.

Publication Rights

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.

Preferred Citation

Gerald T. White papers. MS-F009. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Gerald T. White, date unknown.

Processing History

Preliminary processing by Special Collections and Archives staff, ca. 1996.

Biography

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.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains research files relating to Gerald T. White's work on the history of oil in California, including his book Standard Oil of California, Formative Years in the Far West (1962). The collection also includes manuscripts and correspondence relating to his research.

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

University of California, Irvine. -- Faculty -- Archives
White, Gerald T. (Gerald Taylor), 1913-1989 -- Archives