Herman Arthur Metzger papers, 1925-1977
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Brief Description: The Herman Arthur Metzger papers include Metzger's business and personal correspondence while he was a petroleum executive in South America from 1924-1954. During that time he worked for the Tropical Oil Company in Colombia (1924-1936) and Standard Oil of New Jersey's Argentine affiliate (1944-1954). From 1954-1962, he worked for Creole Oil in New York. The collection also consists of memoranda, financial records, and production accounts.
Held at:
Offsite Repository
900 S. Jefferson Davis Highway
New Orleans, LA 70125
Email: larc [at] tulane.edu
Record Series Number: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 1029
Created by: Metzger, Herman Arthur.
Volume: 18.0 Boxes
Acquired: 06/16/1977.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged chronologically. The collections is 18 boxes and 3 volumes. It is 11 linear feet.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions. Collection is stored offsite, please contact LaRC staff at least two business days in advance to determine availability of the collection.
Subject Index
Metzger, Herman Arthur.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Government policy -- South America.
Petroleum industry and trade -- South America.
Standard Oil Company of New Jersey.
Tropical Oil Company.
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Spanish;Castilian [spa]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Notes: Mrs. H.A. Metzger  Gift
PreferredCitation: Herman Arthur Metzger papers, Manuscripts Collection 1029, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.