Herman Arthur Metzger papers, 1925-1977 | Offsite Repository

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Collection Overview

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Predominant Dates:1925-1967

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 1029

Primary Creator: Metzger, Herman Arthur.

Extent: 18.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged chronologically. The collections is 18 boxes and 3 volumes. It is 11 linear feet.

Date Acquired: 06/16/1977

Subjects: 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.

Forms of Material: Correspondence., Memorandums.

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Subject/Index Terms

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.

Administrative Information

Repository: Offsite Repository

Alternate Extent Statement: 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.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: Mrs. H.A. Metzger

Acquisition Method: Gift

Preferred Citation: Herman Arthur Metzger papers, Manuscripts Collection 1029, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection processed in 2011 by LAC Group.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Correspondence, 1925-1928; 1932],
[Box 2: Correspondence, 1933-1935],
[Box 3: Correspondence, 1936-1937],
[Box 4: Correspondence, 1937],
[Box 5: Correspondence, 1938-1939],
[Box 6: Correspondence, 1940],
[Box 7: Correspondence, 1940-1943],
[Box 8: Correspondence, 1944-1945],
[Box 9: Correspondence, 1946-1949],
[Box 10: Correspondence, 1949-1951],
[Box 11: Correspondence, 1952-1954],
[Box 12: Correspondence, 1966-1967; 1969; 1977; No date],
[Box 13: Financial records: A-M, No date],
[Box 14: Financial records: O-S, No date],
[Box 15: Photographs, No date],
[Box 16: Subject files: A-C, No date],
[Box 17: Subject files: E-R, No date],
[Box 18: Subject files: U-W, No date],
[Volume 1: Electrical engineering ledger, No date],
[Volume 2: Electrical engineering problems, No date],
[Volume 3: Mechanical tests, No date],