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.
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.
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