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Parten, J. R., papers, 1890-1899, 1913-1992, 2009.

Author: J R (Jubal Richard) Parten
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Collection documents Parten's professional and personal activities including his education at the University of Texas at Austin (1913-1917), his career as an independent oil man and founder of Woodley Petroleum Company and the Pan American Sulfur Company, his years as regent of the University of Texas at Austin (1935-1941), his service as head of the Transportation Division of the Petroleum Administration for War
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Genre/Form: Archives
Named Person: J R (Jubal Richard) Parten; Opal Woodley Parten Sherman; Ella May Parten; Wayne Lafayette Parten; Patsy Edwards Parten; James V 1899-1959 Allred; Sylvester Dayson; John Henry Faulk; Sam 1882-1961 Rayburn
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: J R (Jubal Richard) Parten
OCLC Number: 558984128
Description: 184 ft.
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Collection documents Parten's professional and personal activities including his education at the University of Texas at Austin (1913-1917), his career as an independent oil man and founder of Woodley Petroleum Company and the Pan American Sulfur Company, his years as regent of the University of Texas at Austin (1935-1941), his service as head of the Transportation Division of the Petroleum Administration for War (1942-43), his service as chief of staff of the Allied War Reparations Commission (1945), his work in helping to establish the Petroleum Administration for Defense (1950), his service as a member of the governing boards of the Fund for the Republic and its successor the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (1952-1976), his involvement as an activist and fund raiser for the national and Texas Democratic parties, and his support for a wide variety of civil liberties and peace movement organizations.

The collection also contains information about a large number of individuals important to the activities described above as well as Parten's employees and extended family.

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