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This collection of W. P. Fife’s papers contains promotional information regarding investment securities and purchase of stock in the Great Western Oil Refinery and Pipe Line Company. These reports and letters to potential investors urge investments in the refinery located in Erie, Kansas, and they represent the investment fervor surrounding the growing Kansas oil industry in the early 20th century. Included are references for Fife and information about his business connections and career as an evangelist.
Finding Aid to the W. P. Fife Papers