The American Petroleum Industry: The Age of Illumination, 1859-1899

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Index
Abbott, William A.: 111, 189, 288
Aberdeen, use of oil in: 11n
Ackerman, C. F.: 504n
Acme Oil Company: 394n, 420
Africa, markets in: 326-327, 491-496
Agassiz, Louis: 90
Agents, commission. See Retailers; Marketing
Akron refineries, deliveries to: 172
Alchemy, emergence as chemistry: 10
Alcohol
market prices: 36
shortage: 234
taxes on: 310
Albert coal, yield from: 105
Albertite: 45-46
Alderetti, discoveries by: 8
Alexander, Scofield & Company: 307, 352, 354-355
Alladin Oil Works: 108, 110, 319n
Alleghany County, N. Y.: 379n
Allegheny County, Pa.: 379
Allegheny River, shipments via: 83-86, 185, 190, 192
Allegheny Transportation Company: 304- 305, 399n
Allegheny Valley Railroad: 296, 398-399, 415
Allentown, Pa.: 174
Alternating current, introduction of: 682
Amazon Oil Company: 606
American Express Company: 198
American Medical Oil Company: 17
"American Oil": 18
American Petroleum Company: 649, 653- 657
American Petroleum Institute: 206
American Petroleum & Storage Company: 654n
American refinery: 409
American Sugar Refining Company: 709
American Transfer Company: 412-415, 422, 427, 434n
American Woman's Home: 339
Americas (see also Canada; Latin America; North America)
discoveries in: 8-11
illumination means: 27-42
petroleum, demand for: 4-11
Andrews, Samuel: 301-302
Andromeda: 640-641
Anesthetics, from petroleum: 235, 238- 239
Angell, Cyrus D.: 132-135, 379
Angier, J. D.: 64, 72, 77
Anglo-American Petroleum Company: 648, 652-657
Anglo-Caucasian Oil Company: 659
Aniline, production of: 203-204
Antwerp pipeline: 379, 397, 399
Appalachian area
exploitation of: 555-588
production in: 594
Arabs, distillation by: 7
Archbold, John D.: 282, 357, 419-420, 423, 429, 470, 477, 498-499, 534, 574, 577n, 587, 608, 610, 707, 714, 717-718
Ardesco refinery: 228
Argand, Aimé: 31-32, 36
Aristotle: 6
Armstrong County, Pa.: 119, 134-135, 358, 377-395, 439
Armstrong No. 2 well: 393-394
Armstrong Run Oil Company: 131, 134

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