University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Summerfield G. and Annie Lee Warren Roberts Papers, 1845-1991

Descriptive Summary

Creator Roberts, Summerfield G. and Annie Lee Warren
Title: Summerfield G. and Annie Lee Warren Roberts Papers
Dates: 1845-1991
Abstract The Roberts Papers include a variety of materials on the oil industry, and civic development in Dallas, Texas.
Extent: 59 ft. (incl. 2500 photoprints and 4 film reels)
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Summerfield G. Roberts, resident of Terrell and Dallas, Texas, was an independent oilman, businessman, fifth-generation Texan, naval officer (1917-1919), alumnus of the University of Texas and Harvard University, and philanthropist. He was president of Strebor Oil Co. (1934-1969), Hanover Oil Corp. (1932-1969), Caribou Oil Co., and Pyramid Oil Co.; vice-president of Dalclark Oil Corp.; and stockholder in other oil ventures; member and officer of many civic, philanthropic, and patriotic organizations. His estate endowed the Summerfield G. Roberts Foundation and Summerlee Foundation to support Texas history, animal rights, and Native American schools. His wife, Annie Lee Warren Roberts, was involved in Dallas civic groups, patriotic organizations, animal rights, and genealogical research.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence; legal, financial, and academic papers; printed materials; literary productions; maps, scrapbooks, and artifacts relate to S. G. Roberts' personal, civic, and business interests. Includes involvement in oil; North and East Texas real estate, investments; education; service in World War I; participation in the Dallas Historical Society, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Sons of the Republic of Texas, and Oschner Medical Foundation; and interest in art and antiques, Texas history, boating, and fishing. Some papers relate to his 1916 thesis, ""A Statistical Study of Cotton for the Cotton Exporter."" Correspondents include David Lide, George Greer, Cartwright family, Griffith family, Roberts family, Warren family, Ted Dealey, HenryExall, Virginia Leddy, Herbert Gambrell, Alton Oschner, and Seymour Thomas. Annie Roberts' papers include material on patriotic and civic organizations, genealogical research, and animal rights.

Photograph Scope and Contents

Collection documents the Roberts' personal, family, and business activities. Images include personal and family portraits; family homes in Dallas, Terrell, and San Augustine, Texas; and family crests. Contains portraits of Cartwright, Roberts, Griffith, Warren, and Simpson family members and photoduplicates of portraits of Texas heroes and dignitaries; photoduplicates of Seymour Thomas paintings; and snapshots of Bob Barker with Annie Lee Roberts. Also includes motion picture film "Howards of Virginia."



Series 1 includes subseries of personal, academic, military, business, oil, civic, and philanthropic papers. Series 4 includes subseries of Robert L. Warren and Emily G. Roberts. Subseries arranged by form of material and then chronologically.


Papers organized into six series:
  • Summerfield G. Roberts.
  • Annie Lee Warren Roberts.
  • Summerfield G. and Annie Lee Warren Roberts.
  • Other family members' papers.
  • Genealogical materials.
  • Photographs.
Photographic materials organized into ten series:
  • Summerfield Roberts.
  • Military activities during World War I.
  • Business and related areas.
  • Annie Lee Roberts.
  • Buildings, including houses and grounds.
  • Vacations, leisure.
  • Family, friends, and associates.
  • Family snapshots.
  • Negatives.
  • Photoduplicates of materials and original pencil drawings.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Dealey, Ted, 1892-
Gambrell, Herbert Pickens.
Greer, George.
Leddy, Virginia.
Lide, David M.
Oschner, Alton.
Thomas, Seymour.
Cartwright family.
Griffith family.
Roberts family.
Warren family.
Waskom family.
Cotton trade.
Boats and boating.
History in art--Texas.
Oil and gas leases--Texas.
Oil fields--Texas.
Real estate development--Dallas (Tex.)
Caribou Oil Company.
Sons of the Republic of Texas.
Knights of San Jacinto.
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.
Dallas Historical Society.
Hanover Petroleum Corporation.
Pyramid Oil Company.
Strebor Oil Company.
Dallas (Tex.)
San Augustine (Tex.)
Terrell (Tex.)
Texas, East.
Texas, North.

Photograph Index Terms

Photograph Subjects (Persons)
Barker, Bob.
Cartwright family.
Griffith family.
Roberts, Annie Lee Warren, 1895-1990.
Roberts, Summerfield G., (Summerfield Griffith), 1891-1970--Archives.
Roberts family.
Roosevelt, Franklin D., (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Simpson family.
Thomas, Seymour.
Warren family.
Howards of Virginia.
Photograph Subjects
Boats and boating.
Oil wells--Texas.
Texas--History--Revolution, 1835-1836--Biography--Portraits.
World War, 1914-1918--France.
World War, 1914-1918--Ireland.
Photograph Places
Dallas (Tex.)
Mineral Wells (Tex.)
Pass Christian (Miss.)
San Augustine (Tex.)
Terrell (Tex.)
Photographs Other Authors
Roberts, Annie Lee Warren, 1895-1990.
Related Material
Roberts, Summerfield G. (Summerfield Griffith), 1891-1970.
Roberts, Summerfield G. and Annie Lee Warren, Papers, 1870-1990.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Summerfield G. and Annie Lee Warren Roberts Papers, 1724-1991, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Photograph Preferred Citation

Summerfield G. and Annie Lee Warren Roberts Photographs, 1870-1990, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Collection



3H378 Summerfield G. Roberts:
Biographical information
Personal correspondence:
1904, 1909-1910
3H379 1915-1920
3H435 August 1920-September 1921
3H380 1921-1939
3H436 1935-1937
2.325/K74c Oversize, plan from Nick Akin letter, March 1927
3H435 General, 1936-1940
Telegrams, 1940
Family correspondence, 1940-1946
A-C, 1940-1949
3H439 D-Z, 1940-1949
Miscellaneous, 1942-1947
3H382 1950s-1960s
Estate correspondence, 1970s
3H383 Academic papers, 1910-1916:
Wesley College, Terrell, Texas, 1910
Essay, 1910
The Wesleyan, 1910
University of Texas at Austin, coursework, 1911-1914
3H384 University of Texas at Austin, coursework, 1911-1914
3H385-3H387 Harvard University, Boston, Massachusettes, 1914-1916:
Coursework, notes
3H388 Coursework, notes
Thesis, "A Statistical Study of Cotton for the Cotton Exporter:"
Bound volume
3H389 U.S. Navy military papers, 1917-1919:
Legal documents
Printed material
Pay officer's school, June-October, 1917:
Course notes
Printed material
U.S.S. Eagle, pay officer, 1917:
Financial records:
Vouchers and sales records
2.325/K74c Pay roll ledger, July-September, 1917
Pay officer's ledger, August 1917
3H389 Pauillac, France:
Financial records
Maps, plans
3H390 Ireland, 1919:
General correspondence
Surplus sales:
Financial records
3H391 Business records:
Correspondence, 1920-1958
Financial records:
2.325/K74b Oversize, 1930s-1940s
Oversize, transfer binder, 1934-1938
2.325/K74c Tax redemption receipts, 1924-1934
Fuller Construction Company, certificate of special assessment, 1929
3H392 Correspondence, printed material, 1924-1948
Oil interests:
Correspondence concerning oil and gas business, 1941-1945
Financial papers, 1924-1984:
Pyramid Petroleum, 1934-[1935]
Caribou Oil Company, 1934-[1935]
Strebor Oil Company, 1936
Tarpon Petroleum Corporation, Pel-Star Oil Corporation, 1934-1936
Royalties, Lockhart, North Dakota, undated
Taxes, 1967, 1984
Business, 1933
Daily royalty report, Roberts and Roberts lease, Powell oil field, 1924
2.325/K74c Oil royalty record, Gregg County, April 1936
3H392 Legal records, 1845-1967:
Abstracts, 1845-1933
Henderson County, 1911
Hunt County, 1884
Kaufman County, 1845-1920
3H393 Rockwall County, 1863-1933
Agreements, 1958, undated
Interests, 1922, 1962, 1967
Title briefs, 1962
Bassett lease legal agreement, 1927
Printed material, 1924-1958:
Revenue Act, 1926
Reports and bulletins, 1924, 1935-1947
Flyers, undated
Appraisal, 1958
Newspaper and magazine clippings, 1925-1936
Oil Industry's Answer, 1924
Our Sun, 1974
3H394 Correspondence, 1920-1980:
Strebor Oil Company, 1934
Dora Wells land, 1935
Pyramid Petroleum, 1935
Tarpon Petroleum, Pel-Star Oil Corporation, 1935
Matthew C. Roberts, III, 1956-1963:
Letters written, 1944-1976
Letters received, 1953-1975
Summerfield G. Roberts, 1920-1953:
Letters written, 1920-1953
Letters received, 1920-1943
Unidentified, 1943
3H395 Oil leases, oil and gas statements, 1930-1947:
Hanover Oil Company
3H396 Strebor Oil Company
3H397 Oil and gas records:
Robert Dark fee, Rusk County, Texas, December 1938 - December 1947
Ella M. Faulk, Wood County, Texas, August 1941 - November 1947
Girard Corporation, Navarro County, Texas, December 1938 - November 1947
R. P. Gramling lease, Rusk County, Texas, Caribou Oil June 1935 - November 1940,
Horace and Aubrey Green fee, Gregg County, Texas, August 1939 - fovember 1947
Peter Holloway fee, Anderson County, Texas, December 1938 - November 1947
3H398 A. A. Johnson fee, Rusk County, Texas, July 1943 - November 1947
Leverett Chapel fee, J. C. Snow survey, Rusk County, Texas, February 1944 - November 1947
D. B. McPherson royalty, William H. Castleberry survey, Gregg County, Texas, January 1939 - June 1942
E. Moorehead lease, Montgomery County, Texas, December 1946 - November 1947
J. J. Murphee; Leonard; and J. T. Shivers fees, Van joint account, February 1936 - October 1947
J. C. McKinley fee; Mary McKinley fee, Gregg County, Texas, (includes McHaney lease):
January 1946 - November 1947
January 1944 - December 1945
3H399 J. C. McKinley fee; Mary McKinley fee, Gregg County, Texas (includes McHaney lease):
April 1934 - November 1940
C. W. Wilson fee, Rusk County, Texas, December 1938 - November 1947
I. G. Yates tract, Pecos County, Texas, February 1930 - November 1944
M. G. Young, Knight Syndicate, Henderson County, Texas, July 1942 - November 1947
Marie Zappe, Anahuac Field, Chambers County, Texas, September 1943 - November 1947
J. M. and Daisy Burnam lease, Callahan County, Texas, May 21, 1925
W. J. and Mary Lizzie Gulledge lease, Grimes County, Texas, March 10, 1926
J. F. and Maurice Taylor lease, Henderson County, Texas, April 4, 1928
Julian M. Bassett lease, Terrell County, Texas, November 16, 1926
Mary Lee Fowler; Viola McWhorter; H. F. Thompson, Schleicher County, Texas, March 1955
3H400 Powell Oil Field, 1920s
Cisco, 1925
Ranger, 1925
Miscellaneous, 1920s
3H401 Maps and plats, 1923-1968:
Alabama and Mississippi
Louisiana and Arkansas
Tensas Parish, Louisiana
Winter quarters, Tensas Parish, Louisiana
Contour maps, West French settlement block, Ascension Parish, Louisiana
Architectural, Allen Building
El Celeste, Mexico
3H402 Texas cities:
Dallas, Ruthmede addition
Del Rio
Halley Ridge
Texas Counties:
Palo Pinto
Van Zandt
Woods and Rains
Mexia District
2.325/K74c Maps and blueprints
2.325/OD5 Maps, blueprints, and plans
3H403 Geological reports:
Louisiana Parishes:
Acadia and Jefferson
Allen and Beauregard
East Texas oilfield
3H404 Terrell and Van Zandt
Stroube and Stroube lease
Regional, magnetic anomalies, 16 states
3H405 Income tax and financial reports:
Summerfield G. Roberts, 1924-1927, 1945-1951
3H406 Oil companies:
Dalclark, 1957
Hanover, 1951
Strebor, 1951
Summat Oil, 1950
County leases, Navarro County, 1925-1926
3H407 Investments:
Correspondence, 1920-1927
3H408 Correspondence, 1941-1952
Stocks, bonds, loan files, 1927-1937
2.325/K74c Oversize, securities
3H409 Great National Life Insurance, (later U.S. Life)
Real estate:
Leases, M. C. Roberts building, Commerce St., 1921
Efficiency Apartment Corporation charter, Stoneleigh Court, 1925
Main Street deal, 1930
Exall and Roberts, Knox and McKinney Avenues, 1934
Sales contracts, 1934
2127 Cedar Springs Road; Commerce Street building, White Cleaning Company, 1935
Brannon building, 1935
Financial statements and receipts, 1935
Leases, 1935
4241 Lorraine, Dallas, Texas, 1946-1971
2.325/K74c Oversize, Cartwright addition, Beaumont, Texas, map
3H410 Real estate:
Oakwood Realty Co., 1947, 1957, 1966
Leases and deeds, 1923-1936, 1971
Louisiana real estate tax receipts, 1964
Receipts, 1971-1976
Correspondence, 1924-1957
Correspondence, land descriptions, advertisements, 1955-1960, undated
Correspondence, maps, 1968-1969
3H411 Civic, philanthropic, and social activities:
Dallas Historical Society:
Correspondence, printed material
James Walker Fannin Historical Collection, 1963
Dallas County Historical Survey Commission
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts/Dallas Art Association
St. Matthew's Cathedral
3H437 St. Matthew's Cathedral Parish
3H411 Other Dallas philanthropic organizations
Order of the Knights of San Jacinto
Sons of the Republic of Texas:
Summerfield G. Roberts Award
Texas history:
Texas heroes
3H412 Texas books
Texas Sons of the American Revolution
Texas State Historical Association
Texas State Library and Archives
2.325/K74c Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, mortgage bond, photostat, 1866-1868
2.325/K73c Scrapbook, "Strong Hearted Men Who Built Dallas," compiled by Arch Lewis
3H412 Miscellaneous historical interests
Correspondence, printed material concerning genealogical and historical data, 1938-1962
Ochsner Medical Foundation Hospital
Elks, Terrell, Texas
Lake Texoma Club
George Lacy, examiner of questioned documents
Appraisals, art objects
Fred J. Peters, antiques, paintings
Social clubs:
3H437 Memberships and dues
3H412 Social clubs
Dallas social clubs
Harvard Alumni, Army-Navy Clubs
Miscellaneous clubs and organizations, 1938
Kappa Alpha
3H413 Dance cards, programs
Phondex, undated
3H438 Books and magazines, correspondence and subscriptions, 1941-1945
World War I, clippings, 1915, undated
2.325/OD5 Map, automobile trip, 1911
3H413 Personal financial papers:
Tax records
Receipts and bills, 1912-1926, 1952
3H414-3H415 Cancelled checks and bank statements
3H347 Cancelled checks and bank statements
3H416 Boating, Annie Lee, correspondence, statements, and receipts, 1934-1938
3H417 Certificates and awards
2.325/K74c Oversize, certificates and awards
3H417 Newspaper and magazine clippings
2.325/K74c Oversize, newspaper clippings, 1915-1918, undated
3H418 Printed material
2.325/OD5 Oversize, advertising broadsides
2.325/K74c Oversize, magazines and other printed material
3H418 Literary productions:
Travel diaries
2.325/K73a Scrapbooks:
2.325/K73b 1951-1956
2.325/K74a 1938-1964
3H419 Estate records:
Moody Foundation
Other's wills
3H420 Annie Lee Warren Roberts, 1895-1990:
Personal correspondence, 1917-1990:
3H421 Social, invitations and responses, 1920-1977
3H422 Academic material, 1910s:
Monticello Seminary, Godfrey, Illinois, literature notebook, 1913-1914
Musical history notebook
Music book
3H423 Civic and philanthropic interests, 1920s-1990:
Women's clubs:
DAC, DAR, DRT, Colonial Dames, FFV
Dallas Women's Club
Gardening clubs
Summerlee Foundation
Animal rights
Texas history
Art and antiques, Department of State, Fine Arts Committee
St. Joseph's Indian School
Anglican Orthodox Church, 1986-1988
3H424 Financial papers:
Texaco Gas Station lease, 1955
Inheritance records, 1954, 1960
Income tax
Medical bills, 1987-1988
Landscaping receipts, 1987-1988
Veternary, 1987-1988
Social Security and Medicare, 1968, 1987-1988
Estate planning
Revocable management trust and temporary guardianship, 1988
Funeral arrangement and obituary
Sympathy messages and memorials
Newspaper and magazine clippings
Household rules, 1987
3H438 Legal documents, 1987-1988
Household employment records, 1980
3H425 Summerfield G. and Annie Lee Warren Roberts:
Between Summerfield and Annie Roberts, 1914-1939, undated
To and from others:
Personal, 1920s-1969, and undated
3H426 1940s-1950s
Printed material
Lists, wedding
Newspaper and magazine clippings, engagement and wedding, 1920
3H427 Other family members' papers:
Robert L. Warren:
Business records:
2.325/K74b Oversize, 1913-1919
3H427 Leases and deeds
3H428 Leases and deeds
3H429 Tax records, 1925-1932
Literary productions:
Speeches, 1876, 1904, undated
Sunday School lessons, 1915-1920
3H430 Estate papers
Annie C. Warren, estate, 1959
3H431 Emily Griffith Roberts:
Four Families
Literary productions, proofs for Four Families
Estate papers
Matthew C. Roberts:
Business records
Estate papers
Newspaper and magazine clippings
Seymour Thomas:
Printed material
3H432 Genealogical materials:
Cartwright family
3H433 Griffith family
Roberts family
Bickham family
Ridgley family
Sublett family
3H434 Warren family
Waskom family
Tomlinson family
Eppes family
3H440 Summerfield G. Roberts:
Personal material and interests:
Notes, 1910s-1920s
Various people, 1934, 1942-1945
Correspondence to Mrs. Roberts at Galveston, and Newellton, Louisiana, September 4-October 16, 1941May 4, 1942
Correspondence concerning and with Mrs. Emmie G. Roberts, 1936-1940
Personal incoming, 1922
Edward B. Smith and Company, 1921
Political material, 1943-1945
Personal letters, 1941-1945
Personal drawing account, 1943
National Republic, lettergrams, printed material, 1943
Magazines and newspapers received, 1924, 1941-1943
Information on books and magazines, 1924, 1937, 1944-1945
Letters to congressmen, 1941-1943
Letters to county clerks, 1934
War wagers, 1943-1944
New Deal material, 1939
Tatum Air Conditioning, Koon Kreek, 1961
Paid receipts, bills, etc., 1920-1930, 1934-1935, undated
3H441 Paid receipts, 1922-1930, undated
Dallas Athletic Club, 1934
East Texas Oil Association, 1939
Gasoline exemption invoices, 1934-1935
Genealogy, 1938, 1941
Miscellaneous printed material, 1921-1955
General outgoing, 1925-1926
3H442 General, 1921-1926, 1936-1941
Concerning maps, 1938-1939
Telegrams, 1938-1943
Concerning M. C. Roberts, Jr. affairs, 1930-1940
Correspondence with B. S. Roberts, 1937-1940
Applications for employment, 1941
Letters to county clerks, 1938
Business records:
Southwestern Bell employees directory, Dallas, Texas, 1940
Information, correspondence concerning maps, 1943-1945
Railroad Commision of Texas, Oil and Gas Division, 1941-1943
Correspondence, 1941, 1945
Condensed financial statements, 1936-1937
John L. Jones papers, 1925-1936
New Mexico papers, 1926-1927
3H443 Alvin H. Lane papers, 1953-1958
Sales contracts, warranty deeds, 1920-1921
Report, New Orleans Public Service Company, Inc., 1932
Law suit papers, Navarro County, Texas, 1921-1926
Expenses, accounts, 1924-1929
Bank lists: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, undated
Listing reports for companies, undated
Bank notes, Roberts and Robex, 1941
Uvalde Construction Company, 1934
Soil erosion terracing program, 1935
Comparative analysis of balance sheets, 1922-1923
Oil business:
Oil, geology publications, 1922, 1933
Correspondence, 1919-1928, 1933-1941, 1953-1954, 1961
3H444 Correspondence, 1919-1928, 1933-1941, 1953-1954, 1961
Printed material, Texas map, 1922, 1936-1940
Oil situation, House of Representatives, 1935
Statistics, Navarro County oil properties, 1925
Burkburnett District, 1919-1920
Railroad Commission, Oil and Gas Division, 1924, 1934-1935
George J. Greer, 1932-1935
M. S. Parks, 1933
Lohman-Bricker and Company, partnership, 1956-1968
3H445 Lohman-Bricker and Company, partnership, 1956-1968
Log, Cernoch Well, Kaufman County, 1922
Tom Dees, contracts, leases, Kaufman County, 1921
Wheelock and Collins run tickets and statements, 1924-1925
Well log, J. S. Shook Farm, Rockwall County, 1922
Roberts and Roberts:
Pipeline run tickets, Magnolia County, well #1, 1924
Operating expenses, well #1, 1924
Bi-monthly oil runs, well #1, 1924
Bi-monthly royalty report, Powell Oil Field, Navarro County, Texas, 1924
Receipts, 1924-1928
Correspondence concerning receipts, 1925-1928
Run statements, transfer, R. L. Basham fee, Gregg County, Texas, 1938-1947
New Mexico lease claims, 1937-1938
Monthly oil statements, December 1936 - June 1937
Atlas Pipeline and Spartan Refining Company:
Data, 1935
3H446 Bill and Dave Oil Corporation:
Minutes, 1931-1936
Caribou Oil Company:
Expense accounts, 1941
Greer-Lide et al., Grambling lease, 1934
Cisco Oil:
Correspondence, 1925-1926
Dalclark Oil Corporation:
Young "A & B" leases, 1954-1956
Printed material, correspondence, notes, 1948-1958
Hulldale area; production data, mailing lists, survey, 1954-1956
Delgolyer and McNaughton, 1954
Printed material, 1933-1934
Offerings, 1922
Gaynita Oil Company:
Trail balance sheets, accounts receivable, 1932-1935
Hanover Oil Corporation:
Trial balance sheets, 1937-1939
L. J. Schmidt, accountant, 1935
3H447 Humble Oil:
Correspondence, 1925-1926, 1928, 1936
Reports, 1930, 1938, 1946-1947
Statement, A. W. Batson fee, Titus County, Texas, 1941-1947
L. A. Bryan estate, 1941-1947
Lide-Rowe Oil Company:
Tax assessment, 1936-1937
Lone Star Gas Corporation:
Annual report, 1934
Magnolia Petroleum:
Correspondence concerning Magnolia and Robert's land in Kaufman County, 1922
Mid-Texas Petroleum Company:
Financial statement, 1920
Oxford Oil Company:
Contracts, correspondence, 1924-1925
3H448 Pel-Star Oil Corporation:
Oil run statements, 1932-1933
Correspondence, statements, 1934
Pyramid Petroleum Corporation:
Correspondence, 1934
Journal, 1932-1953
Monthly expenses, 1937-1940
Pyramid Petroleum case, Senator Will D. Pace, 1936-1938
Sims Oil Company:
Hill #1, bi-monthly oil runs
Sinclair Oil Corporation:
Preliminary appraisal, 1954
Strebor Oil:
Daily production record, 1934
Correspondence, 1963
Trial balance sheets, 1938-1939
1.43 acres in C. C. Giles, 1935
Stroube Oil:
Calculations of total oil runs, 1924
Humble Hill lease, Powell oil field:
Correspondence, 1925-1926
Hill #1, 1923-1924
Hill #4, 1928-1929
Hill #2 and #4, 1929-1930
Hill #4, 1931
Hill lease runs, 1931
3H449 Hill Lease runs, 1934
Corsicana oil runs, 1935-1936
Statements, (operator: Stroube and Stroube) 1926-1928
Statements, (operator: Humble Oil and Refining Company) 1928
Statements, (operator: Simms Oil Company) 1926-1928
Statements, 1929
Hill #2 and #4, worksheets, 1924
Hill #2 and #4; receipts, notes, correspondence, runs, statements, 1927-1932
Depletion reports, 1923-1924
Bi-monthly oil runs:
Well #1
Well #2
Well #4
3H450 Sun Oil Company:
Murphy-Sun, Sun Oil Company, 1946-1947
Tarpon Petroleum Company:
Corporate minute book, Board of directors meetings, 1932;1940
Correspondence, statements, receipts, 1934
Terrell Oil and Refining Company, liquidation, 1926
Oil and gas fees, leases, royalties, agreements, surveys, and abstracts:
Correspondence concerning land leases, 1922
Royalty inquiries and replies, 1940
George Waters lease, Mary Van Winkle survey, Gregg County, Texas, 1939-1940
Royalty, Virginia Prince, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, 1944-1947
Selman fee, transfer MJ Pru survey, Rusk County, Texas, 1937-1947
Virginia Turner fee, Rusk County, Texas, 1935-1947
A. C. Warren fee, Columbia County, Arkansas, 1940-1946
3H451 Dora Wells fee, Rusk County, Texas, 1934-1947
J. A. Whitaker fee, Gregg County, Texas, 1939-1947
Lewis and Wickes fee, Cass County, Texas, 1938-1940, 1947
McHaney-Loeb fee, Gregg County, Texas, 1940-1947
L. Y. Tuttle, Gregg County, Texas, A. F. Shepperd, 1945-1947
Ezra Scott Wells #1-9, 1945-1947
3H452 A. F. Shepperd lease, Hawkins #189, Wood County, Texas, 1945-1947
Colored Masonic Lodge, oil lease, 1947
S. P Hollingsworth survey, Gulf Production Company, Rusk County, Texas, (Cherio papers) 1931
Van Zandt County, Texas citation and royalty interest involved, 1937
Barkley and Meadows, sale of Hill Tract, Navarro County, Texas, 1925
Henry H. Cross Company, Inc., oil lease, Navarro County, Texas, 1924
J. C. Allen, 56 1/2 acre lease, 1921
W. W. Balew, Stringer lease/loss survey, Navarro County, Bazette area, 1925
Cooke County lease, held with W. T. and C. C. Doyle, 1926
Ellis County leases, 1926
Westbrook lease, 20 acres, Cooke County, W. H. Warren, 1924-1925
Mrs. Hattie Williams, 48 acre lease, 1921
John W. Hoser, J. K. Hughes, 15 acre lease, oil runs, 1924-1926, undated
J. L. Howell, 75 acre lease, 1921
J. M. Browning, 193 acre lease, 1921
W. H. McLendon, 55 acre lease, 1921
Annie T. Warren Beaumont properties, 18 acre tract data; Annie T. Warren fee, Spindletop field, Jefferson County, Texas, Stanolind Oil, 1901, 1926, 1946-1960, undated
L. P. Griffin 84 acre lease, Hanover Oil Corporation, Mary Van Winkle survey, 1934
Bassham lease, Castleberry survey, Gregg County, Texas, 1934
1/128th royalty, 170 acre, J. B. Doby lease, East Castleberry survey, Gregg County, Texas, 1933
1/64th of 1/8th royalty under Robert Dark, 50 acres, Turman lease, M. J. Prue survey, Rusk County, Texas, 1934
Giles fee well, telegram, 1934
1/128th royalty interest, Mary McKinley farm, William Robinson survey, Gregg County, Texas, 1933
1/512th royalty interest under J. C. McKinley fee farm, William Robinson survey, Gregg County, Texas, 1934
1/128th royalty interest, Tuttles 62 acre, West Castleberry survey, Gregg County, Texas, 1933
1/35th Royalty interest, J. A. Whitaker, 106.6 acres, C, H, Alexander survey, Gregg County, Texas, 1933
3H453 Correspondence and abstract of title to 19 acres of S. A. Ross survey, no. 710, 1860, 1925
Lide-Tayloe lease, 1/16th and 1/40th interest, Calvin Young, M. J. Pru survey, 1936-1940
Thomas-Findley lease, income and expense, Strebor Oil Company, 1938-1940
K. C. Moser fee lease, income and expense, Strebor Oil Company, 1938-1940
W. C. Porter lease, 1922; Quit claim, 1926
W. A. Moore lease, 1921
Willie land leases, 1922
Phillips Petroleum lease, Texas, Borden Company, 1950-1966
Turk Perot lease, 1926
Homer, Louisiana leases, correspondence, 1926
Part of L. Gonzales survey, abstract #289, 1916
J. B. Bush mineral deed, telegrams, 1923, 1927
Miscellaneous oil leases and agreements, 1921-1925
Correspondence, information, 1923-1924, 1934-1942
Property, 1818 Park Avenue, 1931
Statements, 1945
3H454 Burglar insurance, 1923-1924
Great National Life Insurance Company, 1937-1939
M. C. Cartwright, auto insurance, 1949, 1955, 1957
Correspondence, 1925-1926, 1934-1935
Information, receipts, correspondence, 1921, 1933-1934, 1940-1943
University of Texas, 1929
Corsicana taxes, 1925-1926
Income tax data, Roberts and Roberts, Treasury Department correspondence, 1928
Income tax data, 1924-1926, 1929-1930
Other tax information, 1924-1930
3H455 Investments, stocks, bonds:
Correspondence, 1920-1925, 1941, 1945
Correspondence, securities, 1921, 1925-1926
Brochures and information, 1922-1929
Reports, printed material, 1922, undated
City of Longview, Washington, bonds, 1935-1936
Stocks and bond sales, 1937-1940
Investment Securities Company of Texas (E. M. Baker, bankruptcy court), 1935-1939
Florida-Collier Coast, Hotels Inc., bond information, 1936, 1940
Southern Investors, annual reports, 1935-1936
Lewis Greer, sale of land and stock, 1924-1925
William R. Compton Company, letters concerning investments, 1921
Real estate:
6700 Hunters Glenn Road (Summerfield G. Roberts residence)
George J. Greer leases, 1937-1938
Printed material, correspondence, 1921-1925, 1934-1937, 1943-1949
Midway Theatre, Jefferson Street, 1934, 1937
Haskell Avenue building, 1937
W. H. M. Dick note, 6310 Llano Street, Dallas (sold to Charlton Griffith, ) December 9, 1936
W. G. Martin loan note ($1,500), 1938
South Main Sreet building, 1935
2017-19 Jackson Street, Dallas, Texas, 1934
1504-6 Gibbs Street Dallas, Texas, 1934
2127 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, Texas, 1934
618 Brooks Street, Dallas, Texas, 1934
Brannon building, Peak and Bryant streets, Dallas, Texas, 1934
J. Ernest Jenkins, Route 1, Kemp, Texas, 1933-1934
2508 Main Street, 1923-1926
Lew A. Bates note, 1936
3H456 Knox and McKinney avenues, Exall-Roberts and Company, 1932-1937
Building specifications, Royalty Row, 1969
O. D. Adams loan, #2129, 1925-1933
M. E. Burks loan, #2846, 1927-1932
Mary Forbes loan, #4022a, 1928-1932
G. W. Magnum loan, 1926
J. H. Pullen loan, #3952, 1929-1933
J. H. Pullen loan, correspondence, 1934
W. J. Stevens loan, #1154, 1912-1927
3H457 Homer Wimpee loan, #3527, 1927-1932
W. B. Wimpee loan, #3526, 1927-1933
Guidance data, 1953-1962
George Waverly Briggs, 1957
Fred F. Florence, 1961
E. H. Hulsey, 1960
Wallace Jenkins, 1959
Angus McLeod, 1958
William Morriss, 1958
Hugh Edmondson Prather, Sr., 1959
Eugene B. Smith, 1960
J. B. Stoddard, 1955
David M. Lide:
Nita D. Lide, 1987
Carter blocks, 1953
Oil related correspondence, 1934-1935, 1944-1960
General correspondence, 1936-1951, 1957-1965
Information concerning oil, gas, and mineral business, 1944-1958
Non-oil related business, 1946-1952
Bank notes and information concerning bank notes, 1946-1964
3H458 Bank notes and information concerning bank notes, 1946-1964
Receipts, bills, statements and money owed to Summerfield G. Roberts, 1941-1951
Winter Quarters Plantation/Lake Bruin, Tensas Parish Louisiana:
Crescent Drilling, 1966-1967
Lake Bruin and Evergreen blocks, Tensas Parish, Louisiana, properties, 1938-1958
Lake Bruin, Louisiana, oil, 1946-1947
Taxes, paid in Mr. Lide's office, 1943-1959
Minerals, Tensas Parish, Louisiana, 1942-1967
Lease and correspondence, 1926-1966
3H459 Correspondence concerning timber, 1949-1956
deal 1966-1967
P. M. Atkins Plantation, 1941-1942
Panola Plantation, Thomas Wade, undated
Botany Bay Plantation, Louisiana, property, 1940-1949
M. C. Roberts, Jr.:
Estate of M. C. Roberts, oil, gas, and mineral lease, Sabine County, Texas, 1959, 1976-1977
Estate of M. C. Roberts, 1931-1937, undated
Estate of M. C. Roberts, 1951-1962
Van Zandt County land, 1931, 1961
M. C. Roberts III:
Business expenses, 1959-1961
Annie Lee Warren Roberts:
General, 1974, 1985-1988
Personal, 1987, 1988
Personal material and interests:
Medical, 1986
Gift orders, subscriptions, 1986
Articles, clippings, 1982
Attorneys, Friedman and Ginsberg, 1987
Tim Rinkle, accountant, 1988
Tom Roberts, attorney, 1987-1988
Property/real estate:
90 acre Y-farm, Denton, Texas, 1987-1988
Reynolds-Penland building, 1988
Koon Kreek Klub, country club information and receipts, 1970-1987
Household business:
Foundations and trusts, 1976, 1987-1988
Banks, 1987-1988
3H460 Utilities, bills, receipts, 1987-1988
Home repairs, landscaping, 1986-1988
Past and future employees, employee information, 1964, 1987-1988
Tax information:
Correspondence, 1987
Texaco, 1986
Estate of Summerfield G. Roberts (deceased); investments, cash accounts, etc., 1976
United States Steel, annual report and proxy material, 1984
Stock inventories, 1987
Prudential Bache, client confirmation, 1988
MBank, investment information, 1987-1988
Municipal bonds, 1987
Shareholders information, Strebor Oil Corporation, 1987-1988
CD's, 1987-1988
5950 Beerkshire Lane, 1987
Property lists, 1988
Sherry Lane, 1985
425 Regal Row, 1986
McKinney at Maple (Pioneer), 1987
4600 McKinney, 1970-1973, 1987
2017 Jackson, 1987
Douglas Rental, 1988
2400 McKinney Avenue, 1988
Oil business:
Victoria Gas Corporation, 1987-1988
Assesment/valuation sheets, 1950-1969
Merrico Resources, Inc., 1988
Oil wells production income, 1987-1988
Ramone unit oil well, 1972
3H461 Midwest Oil Register, Texas, 1981
Check copies, 1987-1988
Non-oil business:
Office expenses, 1988
Herman Walder, 1985-1988
Corporate acknowledgement, 1986-1988
Printed material
2.325/K74d Miscellaneous statements, 1939-1945
Securities, 1923-1935
Securities, with receipts and memoranda, 1925-1927
Grier, George J., promissory notes, 1927-1931
Securites, common stock with memoranda, 1929
3H221 Postcards and cards
Miscellaneous printed material
Correspondence, clippings, printed materials
Envelopes, checks, letterhead with Texas and South related buildings and companies
Old San Augustine papers from Mr. Roberts' room
Deeds, correspondence
Original copies (photocopies made), 1919-1936, undated
3W51 Photographs
3S378 Stereographs of American scenery
2X291c Cassette tapes
2.325/K75b Oversize material
3P199 Dallas Home Company, 1924-1929
"A Home Study Course in Celestial Navigation," by G. W. Rappleyea, Ph. D., LL. D.
Marriage information, Robert Lee Warren and Annie Tomlinson Cartwright, 1894
Mexican mineral documents, 1901-1913
Union Mining Company
South Carolina
Virginia and Maryland
Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Alabama
Personal interests and hobbies
Temple Houston Morrow speeches, 1937, 1950, 1951
Robert L. Warren, City of Floresville, Texas, 1926
Robert L. Warren, ledger, 1897-1947
Inventory of property, 1904-1944
Legal matters, 1894-1895
Field notes, surveys, etc.
The Virginia Magazine, January 1954; January 1955; April 1953; July 1942
Check stubs, 1942-1943, 1945-1946
3P200 Heads of Families: The First Census of the United States, 1790 Maryland
Diary of trip to Europe, June 9 - August 25, 1909
Annie C. Warren inheritance tax papers, 1959
Estate of Robert Lee Warren, 1952
Genealogy of Griffith family descendants of William and Sarah MacCubbin Griffith
Genealogy material
Assorted Warren family correspondence, 1870-1970
Annie Lee Warren Roberts, assorted papers, 1942-1972
Robert L. Warren vs. Gulf Protection Company, undated
Warren family vital certificates, 1895, 1920
Warren estate, general papers, 1952
Deeds, land, investments, other money records and documents, 1837-1924
Robert L. Warren correspondence, 1898-1900, 1952
3P201 Power Investment Company, 1920-1931
Notes, undated
Estate of Summerfield G. Roberts, 1980
Genealogy material
Letters to Annie Lee Warren Roberts, 1942-1988
Medicine and health
Nursing logs, Annie Lee Warren Roberts, 1988-1989
Family history photo album
"Record of Summerfield G. Roberts" scrapbook, 1891-1920
Emmie G. and M. C. Roberts estate papers
Greeting cards to Annie Lee Warren Roberts, 1911-1960
Postcards to Summerfield G. Roberts, 1908-1915
Correspondence, letters, other writings, 1862, 1941-1970
Will, Libbie Shearn Moody, 1943
3P202 Ricordo de Roma, tour guide of Rome
The Ivanhoe Hisotrical Notebook Series, Part III, Ancient History, 1904
Texas Homes, September 1980
"Documentations of the Reds and Fellow Travellers in Hollywood and TV," by Myron C. Fagan, 1961
Texas State Topics, January 1951
The Connoisseur, June 1948
"California House, Baker Brothers," 1938
Our Navy, November 1917
Dallas Women's Club, 1934-1944
Newspaper clippings, 1926-1964, undated
Paintings, art collections, antiques, 1945-1978
Texas heroes, books, 1960-1971
Jack M. de Beaufort (Seymour Thomas) paintings
Earl Hart Miller, dining room furniture, 1976
Various photostat negatives
Biographical and ancestors
Coast Guard Reports on "Annie Lee II," 1942-1948
"Spindletop" art
Texas medallions
3P203 Annie T. Warren, miscellaneous papers and title papers to coal mine, Henderson County, Hampton survey; Gregory, Barnstable, Upshur, McDonald and Denton County, 1852-1895
Robert L. Warren, land near Elma, Texas, 1871-1900
Robert L. Warren, miscellaneous deeds, 1859-1928
Annie T. Warren, title papers to Rodriguez, Guarrarra Survey n Denton County, Texas, 1854-1896
Mr. and Mrs. Medlin, Urbandale, Texas, 1943
Homewood House in Balitmore, Maryland
Summerfield G. Roberts, paintings
Summerfield G. Roberts, Texas history, (included photographs of text)
Assorted documents, undated
Letter to O. M. Roberts, 1860
Materials for Rebels from Redlands:
Cartwright letters, (6 files) 1856-1864
C. C. Cartwright and assorted, 1860-1863
Miscellaneous Civil War documentation, 1863-1865
Correspondence regarding book, 1989
Editors preface
A. P. Cartwright, notes
Letters to footnote, notes
Drafts and research on book (5 files)
3P204 Cartwright family genealogy materials
Calvin Young Lease, Matros and Garvin Producing Company, (2 files) 1960
Genealolgy (3 files)
Annie Lee Warren Roberts, correspondence, greeting cards, 1940-1970
Robert L. Warren, correspondence, 1853-1908
Printed materials, Robert L. Warren and Summerfield G. Roberts, undated
The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, January 1940, April 1940, July 1940, October 1940, July 1944, July 1955
Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, July 1948
"Deals" to-do lists, Annie L Warren Roberts, undated
Summerfield G. Roberts, business, finance, deeds, 1931-1951
Seventy Years Deep, by Edwards Price Bell, copy sheets (2 files)
3P205 Speeches, 1907, undated
Printed material, Summerfield G. Roberts, 1950, 1951, undated
Summerfield G. Roberts, personal, 1940-1951
Assorted correspondence, 1891-1962
Roberts family, business, finance, 1933-1974
Sketches of the military life of General John Summerfield Griffith, Confederate Army, by Victor M. Rose, (photographs of text) 1881
Tabloid Navigation
An Introduction to Navigation, volume XIII by W. Mack Angas, 1932
The Dallas Woman's Club, 1926-1927
A Home Study Course in the Essentials of Celestial Navagation by G. W. Rappelyea, Ph.D., LL.D (photostat)
Southern Architect and Building News, May 1927
Sheet music booklets
Stock certificates and certificate books:
Pyramid Oil, 1932-1985
Caribou Oil, 1934
Tarpon Petroleum, 1932
Hanover Oil, 1932-11941
Roberts family, ration books, voter exemption cards, passport, 1921-1951
"Texas Heroes" portraits:
Publication information, 1970-1971
Deed of gift, copy requests, 1962-1964
Correspondence, 1962-1964
Correspondence, copies of portraits, pamphlets
Texas history, 1939-1961
Pilkington, Emily Anne and Robert G., antique purchasers, 1940-1959
3P206 Ancestral portraits at 6700 Hunters Glen Road
Summerfield G. Roberts, historical societies, 1955-1966
Annie Lee Roberts, revocable trust:
Amended and restated trust agreement establishing the ALR revocable trust
First amendment to trust agreement establishing the ALR revocable trust
Oil and gas matters
Securities transfers to trust
Drafts and miscellaneous
Real transfers to trust
Oil and gas assignments to trust
Property titles and deeds for 1104 Elm Street, Dallas Texas, 1947
Texas history, correspondence and printed material, 1931-1955
Confederate history, correspondence and society memberships, 1954-1955
2.325/B36 Annie Lee Roberts, guardianship, 1988:
2.325/B36] Employee files: - RESTRICTED
2.325/B36 Carolyn E. Roberts/Vicki L. Morgan
Phyllis Esparza
John Diggens/Nida Lide
Lavinia Griffith
Yager, real estate counselor
Dolores Parker
Bill Boron, accounting projects
Steve Clifton
Michael Bruce, CPA
Tom Roberts
Ruth Kenney claim (2 files)
3P206 Seaway Pipeline suit, Highpoint, 1970
Griffith Meadow, 1930-1970
Summerfield G. Roberts award
Abstract of title, deed trust, release
Meadow Maloney Farm
3P207 Crandall Farm:
Maps, plats
Roberts and Montgomery, title to 302 North Market Street, Dallas property, (2 files) 1895-1913, 1940, undated
2416-20 Maple, Dallas, title, abstracts, (2 files) 1913, 1934-1941
110 West Jefferson, Dallas, title, abstracts, 1924-1934
Strebor Oil:
Matthew Roberts, power of attorney, 1981
Matthew Roberts, 1984-1987
Balance sheet, 1987
Phillips #1 mineral fee, Southwest Elkton area, Smith County, Texas, 1985-1986
Minutes of annual/special meetings, 1971-1984
Memorandum, 1986-1987
MasterCharge accounts, 1986
Auto and travel expenses, 1986
Administrative expense backup, Matthew Roberts, 1986
3P208 Cedar Springs, Olive, Harwood, McKinney, plats, maps, and surveys, undated
2420 Maple Ave, Dallas, title abstracts, 1915-1930
Original plats and assorted material, undated
J. H. Edge survey of Dallas property titles, 1895-1931
Highpoint farm:
The Round Table, by Phil H. Hanna, 1941
Summerfield G. Roberts, assorted papers, 1957-1961
News clippings, 1905-1970
Assorted printed material, undated
Family bible of Annie T. and Robert Lee Warren
Moore's Melodies songbook
Harvard Business School Association, Directory, 1920
Stepping Heavenward, by E. Prentiss, 1869
Patrons of Husbandry, (moldy) 1878
Personal diary, 1920
The Christian's Search for a Happy Life, by Hannah Whitall Smith
Royal Commandments, by Frances Ridley Havergal
Kept for the Masters Use, by Frances Ridley Havergal
Notebook of personal thoughts
Music lesson book
3W107 Photographs and photo material
3So46 Newsclippings
Travel, March 1940
Southern Methodist University, report, brochure
Collier's, August 9, 1952
Saturday Evening Post, March 20, 1948
Maps, plats
Genealogical charts
Printed material
3So47 Photographs and photo material
Summerfield G. Roberts
Annie Lee Warren Roberts
Unidentified family members
3So48 Maps, plats, etc.
3So49 Scrapbooks (photostat copies)
Maps, plats, etc.
Cartwright, Warren, Roberts, Virginia genealogical lists
2.325/OD5 Maps, plats, etc.
3P281 H. L. Foster fee, Gregg County, Texas
Cartwright fee, Live Oak County, Texas
Clarence E. Davis fee, Gregg County, Texas
C. N. Dickerson fee, Gregg County, Texas
Erath Field, Vermillion Parish, Louisiana
J. W. Farmer fee, Caddo Parish, Louisiana
Henderson, Cooke County, 19 acre lease, [Magnolia Petroleum?]
A. L. Williams, Cooke County, 30 acre lease, [Magnolia Petroleum?]
William Jobe fee, Rusk County, Texas
W, miscellaneous
Van Zandt County, Texas
Sabine County, Texas
Jones County, Texas
2.325/V74 Clippings from The Christian Advocate, 1883, 1884, undated
Assorted maps, plats, and surveys
Seventy Years Deep by Edward Price Bell (photostat)
3W51 Photographs from the Summerfield G. and Annie Lee Warren Roberts Papers, 1870-1990.
3S378 Stereographs of American Landscape
3W107 Photographs and photo material
3So47 Photographs and photo material: Summerfield G. Roberts, Annie Lee Warren Roberts, unidentified family members, assorted photos.