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Herman Arthur Metzger papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1029

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • 1925-1977 (bulk: 1925-1967)

Creator

OFFSITE LOCATION

The collection is stored offsite. Researchers must contact specialcollections@tulane.edu at least two business days (48 business hours) in advance for access to these materials.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

11 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. H.A. Metzger. Date acquired: 04/06/1978.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2011 by LAC Group.

Author
LAC Group
Date
08/05/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US