Willard Rouse Jillson Geology of the Pitman Oil Pool In Kentucky manuscript

Abstract

Willard Rouse Jillson Geology of the Pitman Oil Pool in Kentucky manuscript (dated 1959; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box) contains three copies of Jillson's work.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Willard Rouse Jillson Geology of the Pitman Oil Pool In Kentucky manuscript
Creator
Jillson, Willard Rouse, 1890-1975
Extent
0.23 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Oil wells -- Kentucky.
Manuscripts -- Kentucky -- Private collections.
Drafts.
Authors, American -- Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Alison Sperry
Preferred Citation
59m51: [identification of item], Willard Rouse Jillson Geology of the Pitman Oil Pool in Kentucky manuscript, 1959, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Kentucky geologist and historian, Willard Rouse Jillson (1890-1975) authored over 300 geological texts and numerous works pertaining to Kentucky history. Jillson served as the State Geologist of Kentucky from 1919-1932 as well as the director of the Sixth Kentucky Geological Survey from 1920-1921. Additionally, he taught geology at the University of Kentucky in 1918 and at Transylvania University in 1947. He died in 1975.
Scope and Content
Willard Rouse Jillson Geology of the Pitman Oil Pool in Kentucky manuscript (dated 1959; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box) contains three copies of Jillson's work. The copies include a preliminary draft, with original photographs, a copy of page proofs and a printers copy. The work contains geological and historical documentation of the Pitman Oil Pool in Greene County, Kentucky.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Printer's Copy, 1959

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Galley, 1959

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Page Proofs, 1959

  • Box 1, folder 3
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