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The Glenbow Museum, Art Gallery, Library and Archives in Calgary has an extensive collection of petroleum records and photos. Samples of the information held follows.

Glenbow Archives

Organizational Records

  • Canadian Petroleum Association fonds, 1927 - 1992.
  • Independent Petroleum Association, to 1992.
  • Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists fonds, 1926 - 1995.
  • Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen, to 2000.
  • Petroleum Industry Oral History Project collection, 1981 - 1991.
  • Desk and Derrick Club, to 1999.

Personal Records

  • Dingman Family fonds, 1894 - 1964.
  • William Stewart Herron fonds, 1906 - 1937.
  • Charles Hetherington, 1970 - 1995.
  • J. F. "Spi" Langston fonds, 1930 - 1989.
  • Leslie Orr Rowland fonds, 1882 - 1991.
  • Photographs - Bill Farmilo, Frosty Martin, Mathieson Photo Studio collections.

Corporate Records

  • Royalite Oil Company Ltd. fonds, 1911 - 1981.
  • Home Oil Company Ltd. fonds, 1936 - 1972.

Glenbow Library

  • Publishers' copy of the Western Oil Examiner - one of the primary industry journals from 1920 - 1950.
  • annual reports from oil companies headquartered in Calgary.
  • biographical information on many of the industry's leaders.

For more information:

Glenbow's website - http://www.glenbow.org/

Glenbow Archives

Glenbow Library

Glenbow Photos

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