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.
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Overview Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. (1909-1954). The collection contains correspondence, maps, memoranda, contracts, and proclamations detailing the company's negotiations with Iran.