Thomas Wilson Dibblee Jr. - In Memoriam

Thomas Wilson Dibblee Jr. - In Memoriam

Dibblee Geological FoundationThe Map Collection, Science Library, Honors
Thomas Wilson Dibblee Jr. (1911-2004)

His prolific mapping of Southern California has made an impact on our ability to help library patrons. As a youth, Thomas played marbles with polished rocks collected from the large rancho on which his family lived. He became intimately acquainted with the earth and his love for Geology began. His roots go deep into California's Hispanic history. The Map Collection lists 144 maps under the author, Dibblee, and up to 150 items that can be found through

More information and obituaries available in pdf format.
Information from the Dibblee Geological Foundation
Obituary printed November 2004 Santa Barbara News-Press
Memorial to Tom designed and printed by his niece, Anita Dibble Donohoe
Index of Dibble Geology Center Maps

The Science Library has materials and information on
geologic mapping and interpreting geologic maps.

The exhibit designed by Map Collection Staff with assistance from UCR Earth Sciences Departmant.
 The exhibit is located on the Ground  Floor of the Science Library and will be available until February 2005.

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