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Southwestern Lore

Southwestern Lore

Date: 1931
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including folk stories about treasure hunters, cowboys, Native Americans, and razorback hogs, as well as myths, customs and other superstitions. The index of song material begins on page 192 and the general index begins on page 193.
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Oil-Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Oil-Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Date: July 1922
Creator: Gavin, Martin J.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the development of the oil-shale industry from a historical, technical, and economic perspective. Results of the studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Reserves, Petrographic and Chemical Characteristics, and Carbonizing, Properties of Coal Occurring South of Dry Fork of Minnesota Creek, Gunnison County, Near Paonia, Colorado, and the Geology of the Area

Reserves, Petrographic and Chemical Characteristics, and Carbonizing, Properties of Coal Occurring South of Dry Fork of Minnesota Creek, Gunnison County, Near Paonia, Colorado, and the Geology of the Area

Date: 1949
Creator: Toenges, Albert L.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the geology, chemical, and carbonizing properties of Gunnison County coal reserves in Colorado. Results and analyses of the investigations conducted on the coal reserves are presented in detail. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Extraction and Recovery of Radium, Uranium and Vanadium from Carnotite

Extraction and Recovery of Radium, Uranium and Vanadium from Carnotite

Date: November 1915
Creator: Parsons, Charles L.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing extraction and recovery of different ores from carnotite. Equipment and methods for extraction are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Green River Formation Lithology and Oil Shale Correlations in the Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado

Green River Formation Lithology and Oil Shale Correlations in the Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado

Date: 1970
Creator: Trudell, Laurence G.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the oil-shale formations of the Green River in the Piceance Creek Basin. Detailed descriptions of oil-shale samples taken from the Green River formation are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and a photograph.
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Oral History Interview with Homer P. Rainey, August 1967

Oral History Interview with Homer P. Rainey, August 1967

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Date: February 5, 1968
Creator: Cochran, Kendall
Description: Interview with Homer P. Rainey, former president of the University of Texas and professor of higher education at the University of Colorado. The interview includes general coverage of Rainey's early career, his problems with the Board of Regents at the University of Texas, 1944-45, and his unsuccessful race for governor of Texas in 1946.
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Life in the Early Mining Camps of Colorado

Life in the Early Mining Camps of Colorado

Date: August 1954
Creator: Smith, Charles O.
Description: The story of the advancing American frontier has unending interest. Perhaps one of the most colorful and unusual frontier developments was that of the mining frontier in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. During the years following the discovery of gold in 1858 and the early 1880's occurred an almost unprecedented evolution from a primitive pioneer society to complex industrial development.
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Reconnaissance of Iron Occurrences in Colorado

Reconnaissance of Iron Occurrences in Colorado

Date: 1959
Creator: Harrer, C. M. & Tesch, W. J., Jr.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing iron deposits found in Colorado. As stated in the summary, "this paper describes the location and general features of iron occurrences in Colorado" (p. 1). History, geology, production, and use of Colorado iron ore is presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
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Uranium-Mining Practices and Costs at Ten Salt Wash Lease Operations of Union Carbide Nuclear Co.

Uranium-Mining Practices and Costs at Ten Salt Wash Lease Operations of Union Carbide Nuclear Co.

Date: 1959
Creator: Dare, W. L.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining costs and methods of uranium ores in Colorado. As stated in the introduction, "this report describes the relatively small-scale operations of the Salt Wash miner: the mining methods followed, the equipment used, and the production costs" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Sinking a Large-Diameter Concrete-Lined Access Shaft: Harold D. Roberts Tunnel, Colorado

Sinking a Large-Diameter Concrete-Lined Access Shaft: Harold D. Roberts Tunnel, Colorado

Date: 1961
Creator: Bolmer, R. L.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing sinking and excavation of large-diameter access shafts. As stated in the introduction, "this information circular describes the application of modern methods and equipment in sinking a vertical, 916-foot-deep by 16-foot-diameter, concrete-lined access shaft for the Harold D. Roberts tunnel near Montezuma, Colo." (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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