Finding Aid for the W.T. McFie Well Supply Company Records, 1895-1911

Processed by Simon Elliott; machine-readable finding aid created by Lilace Hatayama
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the W.T. McFie Well Supply Company Records, 1895-1911

Collection number: 688

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Simon Elliott, April 1990
Encoded by:
Lilace Hatayama and Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, August 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: W.T. McFie Well Supply Company Records,
Date (inclusive): 1895-1911
Collection number: 688
Creator: W.T. McFie Well Supply Company
Extent: 88 boxes (44 linear ft.) 20 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: W.T. McFie Well Supply Company provided drilling tools used by most of the early petroleum industry operators in the Los Angeles basin. The collection includes ledgers, inventories, and account books.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: except for boxes 89-108. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], W.T. McFie Well Supply Company Records (Collection 688). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233938 

Biography

William Thomas McFie was a pioneer Los Angeles hardware merchant, whose business, W.T. McFie Well Supply Company, provided drilling tools used by most of the early petroleum industry operators in the Los Angeles basin.

Scope and Content

Boxes 89-108 include business papers of William Thomas McFie and the W.T. McFie Well Supply Company Includes ledgers, inventories, and account books.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
McFie, William Thomas.
W.T. McFie Well Supply Company--Archives.
Hardware stores--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Business records.


Container List

Boxes 1-88

Unprocessed.

 

Sales

Box 89

1895-1898.

Box 90

1899-1900.

Box 91

1900-1903.

Box 92

1903-1904.

Box 93

1905-1906.

Box 94

1906-1908.

Box 95

Sales, 1908-1910.

 

Journals

Box 96

October 1895-May 1902.

Box 97

June 1902-September 1906.

Box 98

September 1906-August 1909.

Box 99

September 1909-October 1911.

Box 99

September 1909-October 1911.

Box 100

February 1901-November 1911.

 

Cash

Box 101

1905-1903.

Boxes 102-103

1903-1906.

Box 104

1908-1910.

 

Ledgers

Box 105

1896-1900.

Box 106

1900-1907.

Box 107

1907-1910.

 

Inventory

Box 108

1903-1904.

Box 108

1905-1907.