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Eugene Holman Papers

A description of his papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Holman, Eugene, b. 1895.
Title: Eugene Holman Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1944-1961
Quantity: 0.5 linear ft.
Abstract: Texas oilman, president of Standard Oil. Collection contains printed material and subejct files.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Eugene Holman (1895-1962) was an American geologist and oilman from Texas. He was an executive (director, vice-president, and then president) of Jersey Standard, part of Standard Oil Company, from 1944-1960. He also served on the Petroleum Administration for the War Council during World War II.

For more information, see the Handbook of Texas Online article,

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Eugene Holman Papers consist of printed material and subject files.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Holman, Eugene, b. 1895.

Corporate Bodies

Standard Oil Company -- History.


Petroleum industry and trade -- United States.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Eugene Holman Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, 1964.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 27 Mar 2010
Revision history:

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