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Imperial Oil - Public Relations

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IM-6-(Box 1-46) Public Relations - Miscellaneous. -- 1946-2002
IM-6-(Box 47-75) Publications. -- 1960s-1990s
IM-6-(Box 76-84) Publicity - Clippings. -- 1881-1991
IM-6-(Box 85-94) Publicity - Press releases. --1945-1993
IM-6-(Box 95) Publicity - Questions and answers. -- 1980-1982
IM-6-(Box 96-121) Speeches. -- 1939-1992

Inventory

IM-6-(Box 1-46) Public Relations - Miscellaneous. -- 1946-1991. -- 6 metres of textual records. -- Consists of records relating to the public relations department and its functions which include media relations; organizing special events such as annual general meetings, board visits, and centennial activities; development of films and other educational materials; special projects such as "The Newcomers"; and sponsorship of arts, culture, education and sports.
IM-6-Box 1 Department policies and procedures. -- 1946-1959
IM-6-Box 2 Field meetings, conferences and seminars. -- 1948-1957
IM-6-Box 3 Field meetings, conferences and seminars. -- 1957
IM-6-Box 4 Field meetings, conferences and seminars. -- 1961-1969. -- Sarnia semimar.
IM-6-Box 5 Media relations. -- [ca. 1950s-1980s]
IM-6-Box 6 Reports and studies. -- 1946-1960
IM-6-Box 7 Reports and studies. -- 1961-1965
IM-6-Box 8 Reports and studies. -- 1965-1966
IM-6-Box 9 Reports and studies. -- 1967-1991
IM-6-Box 10 Special events. -- 1946-1969. -- Anniversaries (1955); annual general meetings and reports.
IM-6-Box 11 Special events. -- 1970-1973. -- Annual general meetings and reports.
IM-6-Box 12 Special events. -- 1974-1975. -- Annual general meetings and reports.
IM-6-Box 13 Special events. -- 1946-1968. -- Board of directors visits.
IM-6-Box 14 Special events. -- Openings. -- Piipeline (1946); Alberta crude (1951); Imperial Oil office building (1957).
IM-6-Box 14 Wartime
IM-6-Box 15 Imperial Oil Limited centennial. -- 1980
IM-6-Box 16 Imperial Oil Limited centennial. -- 1980
IM-6-Box 17 Imperial Oil Limited centennial. -- 1980
IM-6-Box 17a Slide show and commentary produced for Imperial Oil Limited's centennial. -- 1980
IM-6-Box 18 Expo '86. -- 1986
IM-6-Box 19 Leduc #1 50th anniversary. -- 1997
IM-6-Box 20 Leduc #1 50th anniversary. -- 1997. -- Includes Dingle speech on Leduc and slides (1980).
Leduc #1 70th anniversary. -- 2017. -- Letter to Imperial Oil from Alberta Energy Minster Margaret McCuaig-Boyd and copy of declaration recognizing February 13, 2017 as Alberta Oil and Gas Celebration Day.
IM-6-Box 21 Art and books. -- 1940s-1970s
IM-6-OS Drawer 1-9 John Worsley drawings
IM-6-OS Drawer 10 Miscellaneous art work
IM-6-Box 22 Films: B-E. -- 1940s-1970s.
IM-6-Box 23 Films: F-N. -- 1940s-1970s
IM-6-Box 24 Films: O-R. -- 1940s-1970s
IM-6-Box 25 Films: Science Off the Shelf. -- 1962-1966
IM-6-Box 26 Films: S-W. -- 1940s-1970s. -- Also includes information on obsolete films and reports on film bookings.
IM-6-Box 27 Films and videotape. -- 1970s. -- Miscellaneous information.
IM-6-Box 28 15000 people, 1500 places interview transcripts. -- 1971-1972. -- W.O. Twaits, Chairman and CEO; and Alberta employees.
IM-6-Box 29 15000 people, 1500 places interview transcripts. -- 1971-1972. -- Arctic, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba employees.
IM-6-Box 30 "15000 People, 1500 Places" interview transcripts. -- 1971-1972. -- Ontario A-M employees.
IM-6-Box 31 "15000 people, 1500 Places" interview transcripts. -- 1971-1972. -- Ontario N-Z employees.
IM-6-Box 32 "15000 People, 1500 Places" interview transcripts. -- 1971-1972. -- Quebec and Atlantic Canada employees.
IM-6-Box 33 "Memories" project interview transcripts. -- 1979-980. -- A-K employees.
IM-6-Box 34 "Memories" project interview transcripts. -- 1979-980. -- L-S employees.
IM-6-Box 35 "Memories" project interview transcripts. -- 1979-980. -- T-Z employees.
IM-6-Box 36 "Memories" project interview notes. -- 1979-980
IM-6-Box 37 "The Newcomers" film series and book. -- 1978-1980
IM-6-Box 38 "The Newcomers" film series and book. -- 1978-1980
IM-6-Box 39 "The Newcomers" film series and book. -- 1978-1980
IM-6-Box 40 Museums and iterpretive centres. -- The Oil Museum of Canada (1959-1974); Petrolia Oil Discovery Site (1978-1985)
IM-6-Box 41 Sponsorships - Performing arts. -- 1978-1980
IM-6-Box 42 Sponsorships - Arts, culture, education. -- 1978-1980
IM-6-Box 43 Sponsorships - Amateur hockey. -- 1980s-2002
IM-6-Box 44 Sponsorships - Hockey, race-car driving and miscellaneous sports. -- 1978-1980s
IM-6-Box 45 Sponsorships - Swimming. -- 1978-1980
IM-6-Box 46 Sponsorships - Plowmen. -- 1940s-1960s
IM-6-(Box 47-75) Publications. -- 1960s-1990s -- 3.6 metres of photographs and textual records. -- Consists of primarily of photographs which were taken or submitted for publication in various Imperial Oil company newsletters for employees and annuitants. Not all of the photographs were published. To view published editions of these and other magazines and newsletters, first check the Imperial Oil Publications database.
IM-6-Box 47 Echo. -- 1977-1978. -- Published by Esso Chemical Canada: volume 1, number 1; volume 2, number 2.
IM-6-Box 48 Echo. -- 1978-1979. -- Published by Esso Chemical Canada: volume 2, number 3; volume 3, number 4.
IM-6-Box 49 Echo. -- 1980-1981. -- Published by Esso Chemical Canada: volume 4, number 1; volume 5, number 1.
IM-6-Box 50 Echo. -- 1981. -- Published by Esso Chemical Canada: volume 5, number 2; volume 5, number 6.
IM-6-Box 51 Echo. -- 1982. -- Published by Esso Chemical Canada: volume 6, numbers 1-3. Includes index to photographs.
IM-6-Box 52 Esso Link. -- January-April, 1982. -- Published for employees and annuitants of Imperial Oil, Esso Chemica Canada and Esso Petroleum Canada in the Toronto area. Formerly was the 111 News.
IM-6-Box 53 Fleet News. -- 1976-1980. -- Published by Imperial Oil Limited for the employees and annuitants of the marine division.
IM-6-Box 54 Fleet News. -- 1981. -- Published by Imperial Oil Limited for the employees and annuitants of the marine division.
IM-6-Box 55 Ontario Marketer. -- 1960s-1970. -- Published by Ontario Marketing Region, Imperial Oil Limited, Don Mills, Ontario.
IM-6-Box 55 Ontario Region News. -- 1971-1975. -- Published by Ontario Marketing and Distributing Regions, Imperial Oil Limited, Don Mills, Ontario.
IM-6-Box 56 Ontario Region News. -- 1976-1981
IM-6-Box 57 Reporter. -- March-December, 1986. -- Published for Imperial Oil employees and annuitants in the petroleum products and staff groups.
IM-6-Box 58 Reporter. -- January-August, 1987
IM-6-Box 59 Reporter. -- September-December, 1987
IM-6-Box 60 Reporter. -- January-June, 1988
IM-6-Box 61 Reporter. -- July-December, 1988
IM-6-Box 62 Reporter. -- January-August, 1969
IM-6-Box 63 Reporter. -- September-December, 1989
IM-6-Box 64 Reporter. -- January-July, 1990
IM-6-Box 65 Reporter. -- August-December, 1990
IM-6-Box 66 Reporter. -- January-August, 1991
IM-6-Box 67 Reporter. -- October-December, 1991. -- There was no September issue.
IM-6-Box 68 Reporter. -- March-December, 1992. -- There were no January and February issues.
IM-6-Box 69 Reporter. -- January-October, 1993
IM-6-Box 70 Reporter. -- November 1993-May 1994
IM-6-Box 71 Reporter. -- June-December, 1994
IM-6-Box 72 Reporter. -- January-December, 1995
IM-6-Box 73 Reporter. -- January-July, 1996
IM-6-Box 74 Retailer. -- 1987-1988. -- Volume 1, Numbers 2, 3 and 4; Volume 2, Numbers 1, 3 and 4.
IM-6-Box 75 Retailer. -- 1989. -- Volume 3, Numbers 1-4.
IM-6-(Box 76-84) Publicity- Clippings. - 1881-1991. -- 1.25 metres of textual records. -- Consists of scrapbook volumes and files of clippings relating to the oil industry in Canada, the United States and the world.
IM-6-Box 76 Oil industry. -- 1881-1907. -- Volume 1.
IM-6-Box 77 Oil industry. -- 1919-1920. -- Volume 2.
IM-6-Box 77 Oil industry. -- 1920-1921. -- Volume 3 - primarily about Norman Wells.
IM-6-Box 78 Western Canadian operations. -- 1925-1926. -- Volume 4.
IM-6-Box 79 Western Canadian operations. -- 1926-1927. -- Volume 5.
IM-6-Box 79 Articles by Chester A. Bloom re oil exploration in the North. -- 1921-1922. -- Volume 6.
IM-6-Box 79 Special edition of Edmonton Bulletin, August 29, 1947. -- Volume 7.
IM-6-Box 79 Special edition of The Derrick marking oil's first century. -- 1959. -- Volume 8.
IM-6-Box 80 Oil industry. -- 1850s-1951
IM-6-Box 81 Petroleum industry - British Columbia. -- 1936-1940. -- British Columbia division; British Columbia gasoline investigation; Coal and petroleum products commission.
IM-6-Box 82 Petroleum industry - British Columbia. -- 1948, 1957. -- Gasoline prices in Vancouver and Victoria (1948); Ioco strike (1957).
IM-6-Box 83 Royal Commission on gasoline price structure, British Columbia. -- 1963-1966
IM-6-Box 83 History - Alberta oil industry. -- 1964
IM-6-Box 83 History - Calgary oil boom. -- 1913-1914
IM-6-Box 83 History - Sarnia, Ontario. -- 1904-1967
IM-6-Box 83 History - United States oil industry. -- 1934. -- The Titusville Herald.
IM-6-Box 83 History - United States oil industry. -- 1949. -- Drake Well scrapbook.
IM-6-Box 84 Imperial Oil history. -- 1934-1991
IM-6-Box 84 International Petroleum Company. -- 1937
IM-6-Box 84 Norman Wells. -- 1920-1921
IM-6-Box 84 Nova Scotia gas prices. -- 1934. -- Two files.
IM-6-Box 84 Oil pipelines. -- 1949-1950
IM-6-Box 84 Oil prices. -- 1949
IM-6-Box 84 Oil regulations. -- 1949
IM-6-Box 84 Harper Prowse comments regarding the oil industry. -- 1949-1950
IM-6-Box 84 Refinery expansions. -- 1937
IM-6-Box 84 Royalite Oil. -- 1937
IM-6-Box 84 Russian crude. -- 1932-1933. -- Two files
IM-6-Box 84 Tariffs. -- 1935-1936
IM-6-(Box 85-94) Publicity - Press releases. -- 1945-1993. -- 1.25 metres of textual records. -- Consists of press releases issued by Imperial Oil Limited announcing major company activities and events.
IM-6-Box 85 Press releases. -- 1945-1952
IM-6-Box 86 Press releases. -- 1953-1957
IM-6-Box 87 Press releases. -- 1958-1961
IM-6-Box 88 Press releases. -- 1962-1964
IM-6-Box 89 Press releases. -- 1965-1967
IM-6-Box 90 Press releases. -- 1968-1972
IM-6-Box 91 Press releases. -- 1973-1976
IM-6-Box 92 Press releases. -- 1977-1980
IM-6-Box 93 Press releases. -- 1981-1985
IM-6-Box 94 Press releases. -- 1986-1993
IM-6-(Box95) Publicity - Questions and answers . -- 1980-1982. -- 12.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of questions and answers on various topics and issues to be used in the event of inquiries from the media.
IM-6-Box 95 Questions and answers. -- 1980-1982
IM-6-(Box 96-121) Speeches. -- 1939-1992. -- 3.25 metres of textual records. - Consists of speeches given by Imperial Oil executives and employees to various local, national and international organizations on a variety of topics relating to Imperial Oil and the petroleum industry. Also includes some speeches given by executives of Standard Oil Company (New Jersey) and an index to presentations given by executives of Exxon Corporation from 1971-1974.

Scanned Document View detailed list.
IM-6-Box 96 Files 1a-d. -- 1938-1949
IM-6-Box 97 Files 2a-c. -- 1950
Files 3a-b. -- 1951
IM-6-Box 98 Files 4a-b. -- 1952
Files 5a-b. -- 1953
IM-6-Box 99 Files 6a-b. -- 1954
Files 7a-b. -- 1955
IM-6-Box 100 Files 8a-c. -- 1956
Files 9a-b. -- 1957
IM-6-Box 101 Files 10a-b. -- 1958
Files 11a-c. -- 1959
IM-6-Box 102 Files 12a-c. -- 1960
File 13a. -- 1961
IM-6-Box 103 Files 13b-d. -- 1961
Files 14a. -- 1962
IM-6-Box 104 Files 14b-d. -- 1962
Files 15a-b. -- 1963
IM-6-Box 105 Files 15c-d. -- 1963
Files 16a-b. -- 1964
IM-6-Box 106 Files 16c-d. -- 1964
Files 17a-c. -- 1965
IM-6-Box 107 Files 17d-f. -- 1965
File 18a. -- 1966
IM-6-Box 108 File 18b. -- 1966
Files 19a-d. -- 1967
IM-6-Box 109 Files 20a-c. -- 1968
Files 21a-b. -- 1969
IM-6-Box 110 Files 22a-c. -- 1970
Files 23a-b. -- 1971
IM-6-Box 111 Files 23c-d. -- 1971
Files 24a-d. -- 1972
IM-6-Box 112 File 24e. -- 1972
Files 25a-e. -- 1973
IM-6-Box 113 Files 26a-e. -- 1974
IM-6-Box 114 Files 27a-c. -- 1975
Files 28a-c. -- 1976
IM-6-Box 115 Files 29a-c. -- 1977
Files 30a-b. -- 1978
Files 31a-b. -- 1979
IM-6-Box 116 Files 32a-b. -- 1980
Files 33a-b. -- 1981
IM-6-Box 117 Files 34a-c. -- 1982
Files 35a-b. -- 1983
IM-6-Box 118 Files 36a-b. -- 1984
Files 37a-c. -- 1985
IM-6-Box 119 Files 38a-b. -- 1986
Files 39a-b. -- 1987
File 40. -- 1988
File 41. -- 1989
IM-6-Box 120 Files 42a-c. -- 1990
Files 43a-c. -- 1991
File 44. -- 1992
IM-6-Box 121 File 45. -- 1943-1949. -- Bound volume of speeches by H.H. Hewetson.
File 46. -- 1948-1950. -- Imperial Oil Limited excerpts from speeches.
File 47. -- 1964-1981. -- Bound volume of speeches by J.A. Armstrong.
File 48. -- 1971-1974. -- Exxon Corporation executive presentations index.
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