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Guide to the Robert B Hoy Papers
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Description
Collection includes manuscripts, project files, reports, correspondence, and subject files related to his career. Series I pertains to his work with the New Jersey Zinc Company, 1950-59. Series II contains materials related to programs conducted in the Dept. of Earth Sciences at the Stanford Research Institute, 1949-64; subjects include geology, geochemistry, oceanography, and salt domes, especially the Winnfield salt dome in Winn Parish, LA. Series II pertains to the exploration programs of AMAX Exploration, Inc., 1961-80.
Background
Robert B. Hoy graduated from Lafayette College (Pennsylvania) in 1937 and pursued a career as a geologist, working with the New Jersey Zinc Company, Stanford Research Institute, and AMAX Exploration, Inc.
Extent
3 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.