Santa Rita: The University of Texas Oil Discovery


A resource for teachers; in this volume, the writer, artist, and designer have combined their talents to produce a charming account of this significant event in the history of The University of Texas. Named after Santa Rita -- the Saint of the Impossible -- the oil well that was the foundation of the UT endowment also transformed West Texas with the discovery of the first great oil field in the Permian Basin.
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