Garthwaite, Gene R., 1933-
- Existence: b. 1933
Gene R. Garthwaite, b. 1933. Scholar of Iranian history and Professor of History at Dartmouth College.
The Anglo-Persian Oil Company was founded in 1909 following William Knox D’Arcy’s discovery of an oil field in Masjed Soleiman, Iran. One of the first companies to export the oil reserves of the Middle East, APOC was renamed Anglo-Iranian Oil Company in 1935. In 1954, the company became the British Petroleum Company.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. (1909-1954). The collection contains correspondence, maps, memoranda, contracts, and proclamations detailing the company's negotiations with Iran.
Content Description Gene R. Garthwaite, Professor of History and Middle Eastern Studies at Dartmouth College. Oral history interview documenting his experience teaching at Dartmouth during the Vietnam War. Garthwaite describes growing up in the Midwest and his undergraduate education at St. Olaf College. He discusses his decision to join the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) at St. Olaf during the Korean War draft and his post-graduation service in the United States Air Force at the height of the Cold War....