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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Serial/Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1937

Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1937

Date: 1940
Creator: Adams, William W.; Geyer, L. E. & Parry, M. G.
Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatal and non-fatal accidents in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
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Correlation Index to Aid in Interpreting Crude-Oil Analyses

Correlation Index to Aid in Interpreting Crude-Oil Analyses

Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Harold M.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the correlation index used for analyses of crude oils. The correlation index is presented and described in detail. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Explosion Hazards in Storage-Battery Rooms

Explosion Hazards in Storage-Battery Rooms

Date: 1940
Creator: Jones, G. W.; Campbell, John; Dillon, R. E. & Benson, O. B.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the safety and explosion hazards present in storage-battery rooms. Descriptions of storage-battery rooms and methods of ventilation are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Fire-Retardant Treatments of Liquid-Oxygen Explosives

Fire-Retardant Treatments of Liquid-Oxygen Explosives

Date: 1940
Creator: Denues, A. R. T.
Description: From Introduction Present Investigation: "The scope of the investigation was limited to study of the effects of fire-retardant treatments on the resistance to ignition, physical characteristics, and practical hazards of handling the liquid-oxygen explosive prepared from the granular carbonaceous absorbent mentioned, from wrappers of a triple-filled canvas, and from a liquid oxygen of standard high purity."
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The Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association and Its Awards

The Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association and Its Awards

Date: 1940
Creator: Harrington, D.; Pedlow, Louise & Brown, Anna P.
Description: None
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Mechanical Concentration of Gases

Mechanical Concentration of Gases

Date: 1940
Creator: Maier, C. G.
Description: From Introduction: "This bulletin deals with a new mechanical means of attacking the problem of separation. Although it is improbable that any one type of separation could hope to find universal application, the method described is to be regarded as an alternative to conventional means that has attractive possibilities in certain instances."
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Mechanical Shoveling in Underground Metal Mines

Mechanical Shoveling in Underground Metal Mines

Date: 1940
Creator: Mosier, McHenry & Steinmesch, J. H.
Description: From Scope of Bulletin: "The object of the current bulletin is to present recent data on mechanical shoveling in underground metal mines and in selected nonmetal mines. This bulletin supplements the 1924 edition, but the main discussion covers mechanical shoveling only, because most of the new material relates to equipment recently developed, to improved technique in loading, and ti changes in loading practice in certain mining districts."
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Mineral Industries Survey of the United States, California: Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties, Mother Lode District (South). Mines of the Southern Mother Lode Region, Part 2 -- Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties

Mineral Industries Survey of the United States, California: Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties, Mother Lode District (South). Mines of the Southern Mother Lode Region, Part 2 -- Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties

Date: 1940
Creator: Julihn, C. E. & Horton, F. W.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over mining operations in the southern Mother Lode Region of California. A review of this area is presented, and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1937

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1937

Date: 1940
Creator: Adams, William Waugh & Wrenn, Virginia E.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over quarry accidents in the U.S. during 1937. The number, type, and location of the accidents are presented and discussed. This report includes tables.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1938

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1938

Date: 1940
Creator: Adams, William W. & Wrenn, Virginia E.
Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.).
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Reconnaissance of Gold-Mining Districts in the Black Hills, South Dakota

Reconnaissance of Gold-Mining Districts in the Black Hills, South Dakota

Date: 1940
Creator: Allsman, Paul T.
Description: From Introduction: "The principal purpose of the survey is to make public information not generally known concerning the gold deposits in the Black Hills. Operating mines, particularly the Homestake, are discussed only briefly."
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Safety Factors in Construction and Ventilation, Wawona Vehicular Tunnel, Yosemite National Park, California

Safety Factors in Construction and Ventilation, Wawona Vehicular Tunnel, Yosemite National Park, California

Date: 1940
Creator: Ash, S. H.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the safety and ventilation hazards presented during the construction of the Wawona tunnel in Yosemite National Park. Safety precautions and procedures used during the construction are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Stemming in Metal Mines. Progress Report 2

Stemming in Metal Mines. Progress Report 2

Date: August 1940
Creator: Johnson, John A.; Agnew, Wing G. & Mosier, McHenry
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the progress made in metal-mine stemming. Different types of stemming methods and testing procedures are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Analyses of Washington Coals: Supplement to Technical Paper 491

Analyses of Washington Coals: Supplement to Technical Paper 491

Date: 1941
Creator: Yancey, H. F. & Geer, M. R.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the technological advances made in the mining industry between 1931 and 1941. Mechanized methods for mining operations are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
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Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1938

Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1938

Date: 1941
Creator: Adams, W. W.; Geyer, L. E. & Parry, M. G.
Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatal and non-fatal accidents in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
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Collecting and Examining Subsurface Samples of Petroleum

Collecting and Examining Subsurface Samples of Petroleum

Date: 1941
Creator: Grandone, Peter & Cook, Alton B.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing subsurface samples of petroleum. As stated in the scope of report, "the Bureau of Mines has developed special equipment and procedures for obtaining samples of petroleum under pressure from the bottom of wells and for examining these samples in the laboratory" (p. 4). This report includes tables, illustrations, and a photograph.
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Contributions to the Data on Theoretical Metallurgy: [Part] 9. The Entropies of Inorganic Substances. Revision (1940) of Data and Methods of Calculation

Contributions to the Data on Theoretical Metallurgy: [Part] 9. The Entropies of Inorganic Substances. Revision (1940) of Data and Methods of Calculation

Date: 1941
Creator: Kelley, K. K.
Description: None
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Intercrystalline Cracking of Boiler Steel and Its Prevention

Intercrystalline Cracking of Boiler Steel and Its Prevention

Date: 1941
Creator: Schroeder, W. C. & Berk, A. A.
Description: From Introduction: "This paper summarizes results of the investigation, presenting experimental detail only when it will clarify or emphasize an important point."
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Magnetic Separation of Ores

Magnetic Separation of Ores

Date: 1941
Creator: Dean, Reginald S. & Davis, Charles Wesley
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the removal of magnetic materials from iron ores. As stated in the introduction, "this report discusses briefly operations and trends in magnetic separation, explains magnetic separation, describes and classifies the machines used, and outlines their development" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Metal- and Nonmetal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1939 (Excluding Coal Mines)

Metal- and Nonmetal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1939 (Excluding Coal Mines)

Date: 1941
Creator: Adams, William W. & Kolhos, Mary E.
Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines regarding accidents at mines located in the United States for all operations except coal mines. The report includes statistics about the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (i.e., number of persons employed, average amount of work performed per person, etc.).
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Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1938

Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1938

Date: 1941
Creator: Adams, William W. & Kolhos, Mary E.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines covering accidents that happened in metal mines located in the United States including statistics for injuries, fatalities, kinds and causes of accidents, and operational data, such as number of mine workers and shifts worked.
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Mining Practices and Safety at the Lava Cap Gold Mining Corporation Mines, Nevada City-Grass Valley District, California

Mining Practices and Safety at the Lava Cap Gold Mining Corporation Mines, Nevada City-Grass Valley District, California

Date: 1941
Creator: Ash, S. H.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing mining safety in the Grass Valley mining district. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this paper is not to present an outstanding safety record but to show that gold mining can be pursued with the same degree of safety and improvement as any other industry, if and when the management recognizes that it can and must be done" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Open-Cut Metal Mining

Open-Cut Metal Mining

Date: 1941
Creator: Gardner, E. D. & Mosier, McHenry
Description: None
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Petroleum and Natural-Gas Fields in Wyoming

Petroleum and Natural-Gas Fields in Wyoming

Date: 1941
Creator: Espach, Ralph H. & Nichols, H. Dale
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing 75 petroleum and natural gas fields studied throughout Wyoming. History, geographic location, geology, drilling methods, and detailed analyses are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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