0.25 Cubic feet These materials relate to the Tacony Oil Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and its exploration for oil in Lawrence County, Kentucky and Burning Springs, West Virginia. The materials were previously arranged together as a scrapbook, but have been disassembled with the papers left in their original order. The collection is mostly comprised of correspondence, much of which has been transcribed, but there are also some legal, financial, and business papers.
University of Kentucky
Parkersburg (W. Va.), Petroleum industry and trade--Kentucky--History., United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence.
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