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James MacGregor discusses the history of Texaco Incorporated and the company archives. Note: This tape is distorted, containing a tapping sound.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: James MacGregor

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 25, 1975

Location: New York, New York

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 1 hour, 10 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: The Texaco Story: The First 50 Years (1902-1952), Written by Marcus James, Joseph S. Carlin (first president), Establishment of the Texas Company (April 7, 1902), Capitalization, Marine department development, Archives, Official records (68 volumes), Company historian, Company publications, The Texaco Marketer, The Texaco Dealer, The Texaco Wholesaler, In-house publications, The Texaco Star (1959), Photograph library, Mr. K. E. McCullum (Historian), Began work in 1959, Annual meetings, Various managers, Filing system, Central abstracting system.

Tape 1, Side 2: Numbering system for pictures and prints, Mr. K. E. McCullum, Filing system, Television projects, Additional files and collections, Amarillo plant, Use of archives, Education, Research.

Tape 2, Side 1: Service stations, Various department locations, Records.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1902-1975

Bulk Dates: 1959-1975

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