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Speeches and Writings, 1923-1974 (continued)
1935, Apr. 10, “The Force Required to Move Particles on a Stream Bed,” Geological Society of Washington, Washington, D.C.
1940, Feb. 28, “Chemical Evidence Bearing on Origin of a Group of Hot Springs,” Geological Society of Washington, Washington, D.C.
1943, “Vanadiferous Shale in the Phosphoria Formation, Wyoming and Idaho,” American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, New York, N.Y.
1948, Dec., “The Problem of Changes in Composition of Sea Water and Atmosphere during the Geologic Past,” Geological Society of Washington, Washington, D.C. For additional material see Containers 15-18, 1951, “Geologic History of Sea Water”
Apr. 8, “Formation of the Earth's Atmosphere,” Historical Geophysics Seminar, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, D.C.
Apr. 13, “Possible Mechanism for Continuous Supply of Volatiles at the Earth's Surface,” Geological Society of Washington, Washington, D.C
Dec. 13, “Sea-water and Atmosphere through the Past: A Problem in General Geology,” Geological Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Jan., “Lines of Evidence for Estimating Volume of Primitive Ocean,” Unidentified group, Santa Fe, N. Mex.
Mar. 28, “The Problem of Origin of the Atmosphere and Ocean,” classroom lecture
Oct. 12, “Geologic Evidence regarding the Science of the Earth's Hydrosphere and Atmosphere,” National Academy of Sciences, Schenectady, N.Y.
(2 folders)
Nov. 16, “Geologic History of Sea Water,” Geologic Society of America, Washington, D.C.
(2 folders)
Notes and printed materials
BOX 35 1951, “The Development of the Oceans and Atmosphere,” traveling lecture arranged by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists
1952, “Seismic and Chemical Evidence on the Depth of Differentiation below the Continents,” Conference on Nuclear Abundances of Elements, Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay, Wisc.
Agendas and correspondence
Research notes
(2 folders)
Feb. 11, “Possible Tectonic Effects of Fractional Melting and Crustal Spreading,” Geological Society of Washington, Washington, D.C.
Research notes
(3 folders)
Apr. 11, “Hypothesis regarding the Origin of Continents and the Ocean,” South Carolina Academy of Sciences, Columbia, S.C.
May 5, “Tectonic Consequences of Crustal Growth by Selective Fusion,” American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.
June 9-11, “Geochemistry,” Conference on Biochemistry, Paleoecology, and Evolution, Shelter Island, N.Y.
Dec. 29, “The Origin of Ocean Water,” American Association for the Advancement of Science,” Boston, Mass.
Oct. 14, “The Development of the Hydrosphere and Atmosphere,” Crust of the Earth Symposium, Columbia University, New York, N.Y. See also Container 19, 1955, same title
Dec. 16, lecture given at Scripps Oceanographic Institute, San Diego, Calif.
Lectures given at the University of California, Los Angeles, Calif.
Drafts and outlines
Research notes
Melting order
(3 folders)
BOX 36 Radioactive heat
(2 folders)
Thermal gradients
White at U.C.L.A.
(2 folders)
Oct. 20-22, “Role of Volatiles in Geological Process,” Geophysical Laboratory, Washington, D.C.
Lecture given at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.
1956, lectures given at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
(5 folders)
BOX 37 1957
July 15, “Partial Fusion of the Deep Interior as a Continuing Source of the Earth's Atmospheric Hydrosphere and Crust,” Shell Laboratories, Houston, Tex.
Nov. 5, “Role of Fluid Pressure in Mechanics of Overthrust Faulting,” co-authored and presented with M. King Hubbert, Geological Society of America, Atlantic City, N.J. See also Containers 19-22, 1959, same title
Correspondence, 1956-1958
1962, Dec. 4, “Geochemistry of Sediments,” University of California, Los Angeles, Calif.
1963, Nov. 20, “Possible Tectonic Significance of Transformation of Gypsum to Anhydride plus Water,” Geological Society of America
Apr. 19, “Mountain Building,” University of California, Los Angeles, Calif.
May 15, “Geology, Where, Wither?” University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
Correspondence and printed materials
Drafts and notes
Jan. 16, re overthrust tectonics, Colorado Scientific Society, Denver, Colo.
Apr. 3, “Waste Disposal and Earthquakes in the Denver area,” Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.
Oct. 19-20, “The Geologic History of the Hydrosphere and Atmosphere,” Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Oct. 28-29, “The Geologic History of the Hydrosphere and Atmosphere,” University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisc. For additional material see same container, 1967, Oct. 19-20
May 13, re Denver earthquakes, Scripps Oceanographic Institute, San Diego, Calif.
Aug. 7, re Denver earthquakes, Lockheed Propulsion Company Branch, Scientific Research Co. of America, Redlands, Calif.
Oct. 7, “Primitive Oceans and the Atmosphere,” Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
1971, May 21, lecture on the history of science during the twentieth century
1972, Aug. 25, “Mountain-making in Western Wyoming,” International Geologic Congress, Montreal, Canada
Undated, “Stream Piracy in Northeastern Wyoming,”
Television appearances, “The Rains Came,” episode of “Our World in Space,” 1956
BOX 38-95 Subject File, 1915-1974
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, press releases, minutes of meetings, newspaper clippings, maps, photographs, and printed matter pertaining to Rubey's activities as a geologist for the United States Geological Survey and as a member of various scientific, professional, and educational organizations.
Arranged alphabetically by topic or type of material and therein chronologically.
BOX 38 Academy of Natural Sciences
American Academy of Achievement, 1964
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Correspondence and memoranda, 1952-1973
Symposium on Climatic Change, 1952
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Commission on Science Education, 1968-1969
Committee on Arid Lands
Correspondence, 1971-1973
Meetings, 1972-1973
Position papers, 1972-1973
Committee on Desert and Arid Zone Research, 1959-1962
(2 folders)
Other committees, 1939-1961
(2 folders)
Conferences and symposia
International Oceanographic Conference
Agendas and memoranda, 1958-1959
Correspondence, 1957-1959
Notes, 1957-1959
Parliament of Science, 1958
BOX 39 Science and Man in the Americas, 1972-1973
Symposium on the History of American Geology, 1958
(2 folders)
Correspondence and memoranda, 1947-1974
Meetings, 1961-1969
(2 folders)
Miscellany, 1958, 1963
Newcomb Cleveland Prize, 1951-1961
(4 folders)
BOX 40 Philanthropic activities, 1957-1959
Science editorial board, 1948-1972
American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1946-1971
American Astronomical Society, 1969
American Geological Institute
Articles of organization, 1947-1950
Brochures, newsletters, and press releases, 1950-1954, undated
Evaluation Committee, 1959
Geological Society of America Committee on the Activities and Organization of the American Geological Institute, 1958-1959
(3 folders)
Reorganization Committee, 1959-1960
(2 folders)
BOX 41 Translation Committee, 1959
Correspondence and memoranda, 1947-1964
(5 folders)
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