Finding Aid to the Robert Milton Kibby Papers BANC MSS 2005/104 c

The attached PDF finding aid is based on a preliminary list created when the collection was acquired by The Bancroft Library.
The Bancroft Library
The Bancroft Library
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library
Title: Robert Milton Kibby papers
creator: Kibby, Robert Milton, 1919-2003
Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 2005/104 c
Physical Description: 8.5 linear feet (8 cartons cartons, 1 box)
Date (inclusive): approximately 1953-1999
Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research but is minimally processed and may be difficult to use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of David M. Kibby, 2004

Biographical Sketch

Robert Milton Kibby (November 13, 1919-July 26, 2003) was born in Stanislaus County, California. After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley (Class of 1941), he spent much of his career at Reynolds Metals Company as a materials engineer and inventor.

General Note

Included in: History of science and technology collection.

Preferred Citation

Robert Milton Kibby papers, BANC MSS 2005/104, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley..

Processing Information

This collection is minimally processed. Access is via a preliminary listing created at the time of acquisition.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, research notes, subject files, and patent applications relating to Kibby's work in materials science.


This collection is minimally arranged.

Conditions Governing Use

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

Kibby, Robert Milton, 1919-2003
Reynolds Metals Company.
Materials science
Metals -- Testing -- Patents

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