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Eugene Holman Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 27 Mar 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,

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Eugene Holman Papers consists of memorabilia, published material, and speeches/statements.

Arrangement of the Collection

Material is arranged in alphabetical order by type.


Access Restrictions:

There are no access restrictions on this material.

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.

Subject Headings


Holman, Eugene, b. 1895.

Corporate Bodies

Standard Oil Company -- History.


Petroleum industry and trade -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Speeches (documents)

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.

Table of Contents


Published material

Speeches and statements