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

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.
Date: July 1922
Creator: Gavin, Martin J.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flow of Gases Through Beds of Broken Solids

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the effects of vapor flow through beds of broken solids. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1929
Creator: Furnas, C. C.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carburetion of Combustible Gas with Butane and Propane-Butane Mixtures with Particular Reference to the Carburetion of Water Gas

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the carburetion of many different fuels. The report pays particular attention to the carburetion of water gas. Carburetion methods and results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1929
Creator: Odell, William Wallace
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coal-Dust Explosion Tests in the Experimental Mine 1913-1918, Inclusive

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over experiments conducted on coal-dust explosions. The results of the experiments are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: June 1922
Creator: Rice, George S.; Jones, Lewis M.; Egy, Willard Leo & Greenwald, H. P.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1919

Description: Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9).
Date: 1920
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Ferric Sulphate-Sulphuric Acid Process: With a Chapter on Producing Small Bubbles of Gas in Liquids by Submerged Orifices

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the ferric sulphate-sulphuric acid process. As stated in the introduction, "the work reported here comprises merely a study of the chemistry of the process and the mechanical conditions that would have to be observed in practice" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1927
Creator: Ralston, Oliver C. & Maier, Chas. G.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Facts Relating to the Production and Substitution of Manufactured Gas for Natural Gas

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over information obtained on manufactured gas production instead of natural gas production. The information collected is discussed. This includes such topics as rates, methods, and locations of gas. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1929
Creator: Odell, William Wallace
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Iron Oxide Reduction Equilibria: A Critique from the Standpoint of the Phase Rule and Thermodynamics

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on iron oxide reduction. As stated in the scope of bulletin, "this bulletin, therefore, presents the properties of the common oxides of iron, their combinations with each other, and the reduction-equilibrium diagrams by which the investigator passes from one to the next; the end point is not pure iron but the carburized iron of the blast furnace, cast iron" (p. 1-2). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1929
Creator: Ralston, Oliver C.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Investigations of the Preparation and Use of Lignite, 1918-1925

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations conducted on lignite. Preparation methods and uses of lignite are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1926
Creator: Hood, O. P. & Odell, William Wallace
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Investigations of the Preparation and Use of Lignite, 1918-1925

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations conducted on lignite. Preparation methods and uses of lignite are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1926
Creator: Hood, O. P. & Odell, William Wallace
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Iron-Ore (Hematite) Mining Practice in the Birmingham District, Alabama

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on red iron-ore mining near Birmingham, Alabama. Results of the studies are presented and discussed, as are mining methods. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1926
Creator: Crane, Walter R.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances in 1919 and 1920

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines consisting of bibliographies for petroleum bulletins. The bibliographies for bulletins published between 1919 and 1920 are presented.
Date: January 1923
Creator: Burroughs, Elizabeth Harding
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Limits of Inflammability of Gases and Vapors

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the inflammability of the gases found in mines. As stated in the introduction, "it is the object of this paper to present the results of a critical review of all figures published on the limits of inflammability of combustible gases and vapors when in admixture with air, oxygen, or other "atmosphere" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1928
Creator: Coward, H. F. & Jones, G. W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid in the United States

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production of sulfuric acid. As stated in the introduction, "the present bulletin was prepared to cover the main facts in regard to the industry in this country, including a discussion of the supplies of sulfur-bearing raw materials, the situation of the acid plants, the principal points in regard to manufacturing processes, and the uses of the acid" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map.
Date: July 1920
Creator: Wells, Arthur Edward & Fogg, Donald E.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Description: Revised 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.
Date: 1924
Creator: Gavin, Martin J.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safety in Coal Mining: A Handbook

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing safety measures adopted by mining operations in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "this report deals solely with accidents in coal mines and with the means of prevention that have been determined and officially approved by the bureau" (p. 2). This report includes tables.
Date: 1928
Creator: Rice, George S.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Explosives: Their Materials, Constitution, and Analysis

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on types of explosives. Properties, materials, and methods of different explosives are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: January 1923
Creator: Taylor, Carl A. & Rinkenbach, William Henry
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mining of Thin Coal Beds in the Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on thin coal beds of the anthracite region in Pennsylvania. Results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1927
Creator: Ashmead, Dever C.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Brass Furnace Practice

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the use of electric furnaces for melting brass, and other nonferrous alloys. Monetary benefits, health benefits, and other advantages of using electric furnaces are presented. Descriptions of furnaces and their operational methods are also presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1922
Creator: Gillett, H. W. & Mack, E. L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Electrothermic Metallurgy of Zinc

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the electrothermic metallurgy and smelting of zinc. Different smelting methods, processes, and equipment are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1923
Creator: O'Harra, B. Marvel
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Petroleum Refinery Statistics: 1927

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over statistical records kept on petroleum refineries during 1927. Statistical information on different forms of petroleum is discussed. This report includes tables.
Date: 1929
Creator: Hopkins, G. R.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plastic Magnesia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production methods and uses of plastic magnesia. Methods, properties, and uses of plastic magnesia are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1925
Creator: Ralston, Oliver C. & Pike, Robert D.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department