Hubbert, M. King (Marion King), 1903-

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Marion King Hubbert (1903-1989) was born in central Texas and studied geology and physics at the University of Chicago. He received a Ph.D. from that institution in 1937. He taught geology and geophysics at Columbia University for ten years beginning in 1931. He served as senior analyst of world mineral resources on the Board of Economic Warfare during World War II. From 1943 to 1964 he worked for Shell Oil in Houston. After leaving Shell he became research geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey. He continued to teach, as a visiting professor, at various times at Stanford University and at the University of California, Berkeley. He was also a prolific author of scientific articles.

From the guide to the M. King Hubbert papers, 1847-1990, (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.)

Marion King Hubbert (1903-1989) was born in Texas and received a Ph. D. in geology from the University of Chicago in 1937. After teaching at Columbia University until 1941, he served as senior analyst of world mineral resources on the Board of Economic Warfare during World War II. From 1943-1964 he worked for Shell Oil in Houston as a geophysicist and later served in the same capacity with the U.S. Geological Survey. He continued to teach as a visiting professor with Stanford and the University of California, Berkeley.

From the description of M. King Hubbert papers, 1847-1990. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 46837500

Born in central Texas in 1903; studied geology and physics at the University of Chicago, receiving a Ph.D. there in 1937. Taught geology and geophysics at Columbia University for ten years beginning in 1931. He served as senior analyst of world mineral resources on the Board of Economic Warfare during World War II. From 1943 to 1964 he worked for Shell Oil in Houston. After leaving Shell he became research geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey. he continued to teach, as a visiting professor, at various times at Stanford University and at the University of California, Berkeley. he was also a prolific author of scientific articles.

From the description of Papers, 1847-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306120

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creatorOf Chaplin, Ralph, 1887-1961. Ralph Chaplin papers, 1909-1948. University of Michigan
referencedIn William Walden Rubey Papers, 1920-1974, (bulk 1951-1971) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Hubbert, M. King (Marion King), 1903-1989. Oral history interview with Marion King Hubbert, 1989 January 4 to 6 February. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf M. King Hubbert papers, 1847-1990 University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
creatorOf General Records of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. 1935 - 1981. Moving Images Relating to Health Care and Health Care Facilities. 1962 - 1979. Health Facilities and the Energy Crisis
referencedIn Rubey, William Walden, 1898-1974. Papers of William Walden Rubey, 1920-1974 (bulk 1951-1971). Library of Congress
referencedIn MacDonald, Gordon J. (Gordon James), 1929-2002. Oral history interview with Gordon J. MacDonald, 1993-1995. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Rubey, William Walden, 1898-1974. Papers, 1920-1974 (bulk 1951-1971). Library of Congress
creatorOf Hubbert, M. King (Marion King), 1903-1989. Papers, 1847-1990. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Hubbert, M. King (Marion King), 1903-1989. M. King Hubbert papers, 1847-1990. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf Chaplin, Ralph, 1887-1961. Papers, 1909-1948. University of Michigan
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Geophysics--Research
Geology--Study and teaching (Higher)
Faults (Geology)--Research
Geology--Research
Geophysics--Study and teaching (Higher)
Natural gas reserves
Research, Industrial--Social aspects
Geophysics--Study and teaching
Groundwater flow
Natural resources--Forecasting
Petroleum reserves
Strengthening mechanisms in solids--Research
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Geophysicists
Geologists
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Birth 1903-10-05

Death 1989-10-18

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