Southland Oil Company records
New Search | Return to Search Results | View/Save/Print PDF

Southland Oil Company records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Southland Oil Company (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: Southland Oil Company records
Dates: 1951-1962
Extent: 6.0 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Identification: MS 1512

Biographical/Historical Note

The Southland Oil Company was founded by Norman A. McGee in 1950 in Savannah, Georgia. It began as a business for the retail sale of gasoline but later evolved into a large independent tank storage facility that provided petroleum products, bulk liquid storage, and related services to businesses throughout the nation and the world. Following the death of McGee in 1979, the business was sold to a group of British investors.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains business correspondence and records from the Southland Oil Company in Savannah, Georgia from 1951 to 1962. Also included are photographs and promotional booklets on the Southland Oil Company with their brief organizational history.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 6 boxes:

Box 1: Correspondence, financial statements, invoices, personnel records, purchase orders, tax records, 1951-1953

Box 2: Correspondence, financial statements, personnel records, purchase orders, tax records, 1953- 1957

Box 3: Correspondence, financial statements, personnel records, tax records, 1956-1959

Box 4: Correspondence, financial statements, personnel records, purchase orders, tax records, 1958-1960

Box 5: Correspondence, financial statements, personnel records, purchase records, tax records, 1959-1961

Box 6: Correspondence, financial statements, personnel records, photographs, promotional booklets, tax records, 1960-1962


Index Terms

Business enterprises--Georgia--Savannah.
Financial statements.
Invoices.
Letters (correspondence)
McGee, Norman A., d. 1979.
Oil industries--Georgia--Savannah.
Pamphlets.
Personnel records.
Photographs.
Purchase orders.
Records (documents)
Southland Oil Company (Savannah, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Processing information

This collection is processed at the Basic Level (or collection level). There is no detailed inventory for this collection as it is not fully processed. To request that this collection be added to our priority list of collections to be fully processed as staffing and funding allow, please contact the Library and Archives staff.


Restrictions

Access restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.