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Guide to the Robert B Hoy Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0894
    Creator: Hoy, Robert B.
    Title: Robert B Hoy papers
    Dates: 1949-1980
    Physical Description: 3 Linear feet
    Summary: 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.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    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.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Robert B. Hoy Papers (SC0894). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.

    Description of the Collection

    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.

    Access Terms

    AMAX Exploration, Inc.
    Hoy, Robert B.
    New Jersey Zinc Company.
    Stanford Research Institute.
    Geochemical prospecting.
    Geochemistry.
    Salt domes--Louisiana.