Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Alternative corporate name for the Arabian American Oil Company, LC Authority file https://lccn.loc.gov/n50065614
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The collection consists of 47 folders of material, primarily reports and typed commentaries/reviews authored or collected by ARAMCO executive Joseph A. Mahon, concerning ARAMCO administration and management, employee recruitment and training, community development, as well as oil production and the waterfront development of Ras Tanura. This collection, and particularly the interview transcript with Mr. Mahon (Folder 47), is part of the ARAMCO History Project, with Paul J. Nance as...
Dates: 1957 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1977
Content Description Correspondence, documents, manuscripts, diaries and clippings concerning the Matthews family of Missouri. Early material includes leaves from a diary, describing frontier life in Missouri from 1818-1833, a land grant signed by John Quincy Adams in 1827, and bills of sale from 1855 for two enslaved people. Later material includes correspondence and manuscripts from Florence Calvert Thorne, Director of Research for the American Federation of Labor, and research material of Ralph A. Anderson...
Dates: 1812 - 1976
Scope and Contents Note The Robert P. Miller Papers document the work of American geologist Robert P. Miller, who was one of the first Americans to enter Saudi Arabia to explore that nation's rich oil resources in the 1930s. As an employee of the California Arabia Standard Oil Company (CASOC), Miller took part in establishing the oil industry in Saudi Arabia from its earliest days. CASOC was the precursor of the Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO), which produced great amounts of oil in Saudi Arabia for...
Dates: 1932 - 1948; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1935
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The William E. Mulligan Papers primarily consist of personal and official correspondence, reports, manuscripts and printed materials relating to Mulligan's career in the Government Affairs Department of Aramco (the Arabian American Oil Company) from 1946 to 1978. The material is arranged in just over 500 folders in 18 boxes. The William E. Mulligan Papers contain an extraordinary amount of highly unique primary and secondary source materials on the early years of Aramco and many...
Dates: 1930 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1985
Scope and Contents Note The Robert L. Norberg Papers comprise correspondence, reports, publications, maps, photographs, oral history interviews, and video footage documenting the activities of the Arabian and American Oil Company (ARAMCO) in Saudi Arabia. Norberg, a longtime executive at ARAMCO, preserved these documents from his career with the company. Of particular interest are reports concerning ARAMCO's role in the economic and social life of Saudi Arabia as well as printed materials collected by Norberg...
Dates: 1930 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Garry Owen Papers consist of manuscripts and printed materials about Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. An employee of the Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO), Garry Owen collected memos and articles relevant to ARAMCO's work in Saudi Arabia. The highlight of the collection is an original letter from famous Arabist H. St. John Philby to Owen. Other documents mostly concern the political and economic features of Saudi Arabia. The collection is contained in two archival boxes (2.25 linear...
Dates: 1917-1977; Majority of material found within 1950-1969
Scope and Contents The George S. Rentz, Jr. Papers contain the correspondence, photographs, journals, and collected printed materials of George S. Rentz, Jr., the noted Arabist who pioneered the Research and Translation division of the Arabian American Oil Company (Aramco). The collection provides primary and secondary source material for the history of the Arabian American Oil Company, U.S.-Saudi relations, the politics of oil, and the Palestinian revolution. Rentz's private notebooks and appointment diaries...
Dates: 1932 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1969
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The collection consists of 94 photographs taken in Saudi Arabia between the years of 1955 and 1960. The photos have been left in their original order as they were received from Bert Seal, ARAMCO Public Relations Department Photographer. The prints were made by Seal from copy negatives from 8x10 prints he brought back from Saudi Arabia. The Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO) was organized to carry out oil operations in Saudi Arabia under a concession agreement with that country's...
Dates: 1955 - 1959