Rigby, J. Keith
- Existence: 1926 - 2012
J. Keith Rigby (1926-2012) was a geology professor in Utah.
Citation:His Geology of the Selma Hills Utah County, Utah, 1952.
His Late Devonian sponges of Wes. Aus., 1986: t.p. (J. Keith Rigby; Dept. of Geology, Brigham Young Univ.) Aus CIP (Rigby, J. Keith, 1926- )
Guidebook, Brigham Young University annual geology field trip ... 1959: t.p. (J.K. Rigby)
BillionGraves, website viewed 16 July 2012 (J. Keith Rigby, photograph of headstone shows b. 8 October 1926; d. not available; burial place is East Lawn Memorial Hills, Provo, Utah)
Interpreting earth history, ©1999: title page (J. Keith Rigby. Brigham Young University)
findagrave.com, June 24, 2020 (J. Keith Rigby, Sr.; born 8 October 1926 in Fairview, Sanpete County, Utah; died 13 November 2012 in Provo, Utah County, Utah; he attended Brigham Young University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in geology; he received his Ph. D. from Columbia University; he is the author of more than 300 professional papers and several geologic guide books for the state of Utah; he conducted research on fossil sponges on every continent; he was a professor of geology for many years and also served as the Dean of the Graduate School at BYU; after retirement, he continued his research, publishing a catalog of every known fossil sponge with the University of Kansas and consulting with other geologists from across the globe; his son, J. Keith Rigby, Jr., preceded him in death)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
George H. Hansen albums, 1914-1963
George H. Hansen loose photographs, 1900-1980
George H. Hansen negatives, 1896-1972
Contains negatives of George Hansen at Utah State, family trips, and geology; Bessie Hansen with her family and friends; George's mission to England; findings of fossils, arrowheads, and interesting rocks; the trip to Indonesia; redistricting studies; fishing trips; artifacts from a trip to Mexico; Utah maps and documents; Utah gas and oil studies, soil profiles.
George H. Hansen slides, 1915-1971
Contains slides of George and Afton's family and their travels, and family reunions; Afton's BYU tour to Europe; trips (George and Afton, Mildred) to Hawaii, China, Indonesia, Africa, Italy, Switzerland, New Zealand and Australia, Denmark, Norway, England, Fiji, Egypt, Greece, India, the Holy Land, and Turkey.
George H. Hansen photograph collection
This is primarily a collection of original Hansen prints, slides, and negatives and also includes photographic albums belonging to George Hansen, Afton Allred Hansen, and Bessie Hansen.