Milnor Roberts papers, 1852-1965  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Roberts, Milnor, 1877-1965
Title
Milnor Roberts papers
Dates
1852-1965 (inclusive)
Quantity
22.32 cubic feet (18 boxes, 4 bags, 2 vertical files )
Collection Number
0563, 1682
Summary
Professor of mining engineering and dean of College of Mines, University of Washington
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Professor Milnor Roberts was born in New York City in 1877, the son of civil engineer William Milnor Roberts, who was Chief Engineer for the Northern Pacific Railway until he was hired by the Brazilian government. Roberts, upon his graduation in 1899 from Stanford University, began graduate study at Stanford working as a teaching assistant. In 1901 he came to the University of Washington as Professor of Mining Engineering. He was made Dean of the College of Mines in 1903, a position he held until his retirement in 1947, after which he became Dean Emeritus. His association with the University continued until his death in 1965. He was a highly regarded private consultant in the field of mining and metallurgy in addition to his university work.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, case files, field notes, student notebooks (Stanford), speeches and writings, drawings and blueprints, photographs, family papers.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 0563-001: Milnor Roberts papers, 1852-1965Return to Top

16.29 cubic feet (12 boxes, 4 bags, 1 vertical file)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, case files, field notes, student notebooks (Stanford), speeches and writings, drawings and blueprints, photographs, family papers.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Description
Milnor Roberts papers

Accession No. 0563-002: Milnor Roberts guestbook, 1922-1964Return to Top

1 volume in 1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Guestbook, 1922-1964.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Skye Farr, March 02, 2005

Description
Milnor Roberts guestbook

Accession No. 1682-001: Milnor Roberts papers, 1881-1965Return to Top

6 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Personal papers, pamphlets, brochures, correspondence, reports, maps, news clippings, notes and photographs; 1881-1965.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users,

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: College of Engineering, July 22, 1971.

Description
Milnor Roberts papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Roberts, Milnor, 1877-1965--Archives
  • Roberts, W. Milnor (William Milnor), 1810-1881
  • Corporate Names :
  • Stanford University
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Dudley, Harry C (creator)
    • Lovett, Norman F (creator)
    • Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928 (creator)
    • Rickard, T. A. (Thomas Arthur), 1864-1953 (creator)
    • Roberts, Adeline de Beelen,  -1917 (creator)
    • Roberts, Milnora de Beelen, 1871-1959 (creator)
    • Wells-Henderson, Sylvia (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • American Institute of Mining & Metallurgical Engineers (creator)
    • American Mining Congress (creator)
    • Christ's Episcopal Church (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Henry Broderick, Inc (creator)
    • University of Washington. Mining Engineering & Metallurgy (creator)
    • University of Washington. Retired Staff Members' Association (creator)
    • West Coast Mineral Association (U.S.) (creator)