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Truxell, Robert "Bob"
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University of Houston. Truxell, Robert "Bob" - Truxell video, 1 of 1. June 25, 2003. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 1, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/154/show/1697.

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Title Truxell, Robert "Bob"
Creator (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Creator (Local)
  • Houston History Project
Contributor (Local)
  • Wiltz, Steven, interviewer
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, project
Date June 25, 2003
Description This is an oral history interview with Robert "Bob" Truxell conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Bob Truxell was born in 1924 in Illinois but moved to Nebraska when he was 6. He joined the Navy after high school, and then earned a Master's in Geology at the University of Nebraska. He was hired by Chevron in 1951, after interning with them during summers in college. He moved to Louisiana in 1962. He discusses his work in the oil survey industry, evaluation tools, and changes in Lafayette since moving there.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Energy development
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Truxell, Robert, 1924-
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Lafayette, Louisiana
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Moving Image
  • Sound
  • Text
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=231
Digital Collection Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner. For more information please see the UH Digital Library Fair Use policy on the "About" page of this website.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Truxell video, 1 of 1
Format (IMT)
  • video/mp4
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, CD/DVD Box 5, HHA 00436
File Name hhaoh_201207_133c.mp4
Access File Run Time 00:51:09