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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to September, 1915

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: 1916
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: October to December, 1915

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: 1916
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: January to April, 1916

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: 1916
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analyses of Coals Purchased by the Government During the Fiscal Years 1908-1915

Description: From Introduction: "This bulletin is a compilation of the results if coal analyses by the Government, including those made in the fiscal years 1908-1910, which have been previously published, and later analyses representing coals analyzed during the fiscal years 1911-1915."
Date: 1916
Creator: Pope, George S.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Analysis of Permissible Explosives

Description: Report discussing an analysis of explosives which passed tests that are permissible to use in coal mines.
Date: 1916
Creator: Storm, C. G.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Annual Report of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (1st). [Administrative Report Including Technical Reports Nos. 1 to 7]

Description: Report includes the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics letter of submittal to the President, Congressional report, summaries of the committee's activities and research accomplished, expenditures, problems, recommendations, and a compilation of technical reports produced.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Black Damp in Mines

Description: From Introduction: "This report presents the results of one phase of this study and shows how atmospheric air, after entering a coal mine, loses oxygen and gains carbon dioxide with resulting formation of so-called black damp."
Date: 1916
Creator: Burrell, G. A.; Robertson, I. W. & Oberfell, G. G.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coal-Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1870-1914: with Statistics of Coal Production, Labor, and Mining Methods, by States and Calendar Years

Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of fatal accidents in coal mines located in the United States along with notes and data about the number and causes of the fatalities. The statistics are organized according to the calendar year and divided by location to improve analysis.
Date: 1916
Creator: Fay, Albert H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Condensation of Gasoline from Natural Gas

Description: From Introduction: "This report treats of method of preventing some of the waste of the natural gas incidental to oil mining. This method, the condensation of gasoline from natural gas, offers to the oil operator and others a profitable means of utilizing some of the oil-well gas now being wasted."
Date: 1916
Creator: Burrell, George A.; Seibert, Frank M. & Oberfell, G. G.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Effective Resistance and Inductance of Iron and Bimetallic Wires

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over the use of bimetallic wires. The resistance and inductance of the bimetallic wires are studied. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1916
Creator: Miller, John M.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Feldspars of the New England and North Appalachian States

Description: From Introduction: "The investigations presented in this bulletin have been undertaken by the bureau with a view to a better understanding of the conditions which confront the producer of commercial feldspar and also with the object of determining wherein the various deposits of feldspar differ."
Date: 1916
Creator: Watts, A. S.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The History and Development of Gold Dredging in Montana: with a Chapter on Placer-Mining Methods and Operating Costs

Description: From Introduction: "Although the purpose of this paper is to describe gold dredging in Montana, a brief mention of some early appliances used in New Zealand, Australia, and California may serve as a world-connecting link in our consideration of the development of gold dredging."
Date: 1916
Creator: Jennings, Hennen
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Houses for Mining Towns

Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of this bulletin is to supply facts on the building of well-lighted, well-ventilated, warm, attractive, and economical houses for miners, these houses being assumed units of an industrial village or town the building and management of which are under the control of a corporation, so that special conditions hold which do not apply to houses built and owned by individual miners."
Date: 1916
Creator: White, Joseph H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Inflammability of Illinois Coal Dusts

Description: From Introduction: "The present paper is a report of a detailed study of the bituminous dusts of Illinois mines, and is a part of the investigations conducted by the bureau in cooperation with the Illinois State Geological Survey and the department of mining engineering of the University of Illinois."
Date: 1916
Creator: Clement, J. K. & Scholl, L. A., Jr.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Instruments for Recording Carbon Dioxide in Flue Gases

Description: From introduction: "The purpose of the Bureau of Mines in publishing the results is to show the factors which may affect the accuracy of CO2 recorder and the manner in which a recorder should be tested."
Date: 1916
Creator: Barkley, J. F. & Flagg, S. B.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Manufacture and Uses of Alloy Steels

Description: From Introduction: "The object of this report is to give briefly information of present value relating to the manufacture and uses of the various commercial alloy steels, with the hope of stimulating the demand for such steels and extending their practical use."
Date: 1916
Creator: Hibbard, Henry D.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Melting Aluminum Chips

Description: Report concerning the loss of aluminum experienced during the melting process. This report shows the magnitude of the loss through various experiments. Index begins on page 85.
Date: 1916
Creator: Gillett, H. W. & James, G. M.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1914

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines covering accidents that happened in metal mines located in the Untied States including statistics for injuries, fatalities, kinds and causes of accidents, and operational data, such as number of mine workers and shifts worked. This report includes tables and illustrations.
Date: 1916
Creator: Fay, Albert H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Methods of Sampling Delivered Coal and Specifications for the Purchase of Coal for the Government

Description: From Introduction: "This bulletin is a revision of Bulletin 63 and is published by the Bureau of Mines in order that purchasers of coal for Government, State, municipal, or private use may be informed regarded advances or refinements in sampling coal deliveries and preparing specifications for the purchase of coal."
Date: 1916
Creator: Pope, George S.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Miners' Nystagmus

Description: From Preface: "The following paper on miner's nystagmus in the United States, Mr. Hoffman has reviewed the results of investigations in Europe and has drawn some tentative conclusions as to the possible frequency of the disease in this country. Whatever may be the prevalence of nystagmus in the United States, its seriousness as a disease and the need of national and State agencies cooperating in endeavors to obtain exact information regarding it are deemed sufficient reasons for the publication of Mr. Hoffman's interesting and suggestive paper.
Date: 1916
Creator: Hoffman, Frederick L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Molybdenum; Its Ores and their Concentration with a Discussion of Markets, Prices, and Uses

Description: From Scope and Purpose of Investigation: "The direct purpose of the bulletin is, on the one hand, to prove to possible consumers of molybdenum that the element is not as rare as commonly supposed, and that this country possesses many deposits of low-grade ore from which large supplies may be derived, and on the other hand, to prove to present and prospective producers of molybdenum that there is a latent market for their product in the alloy-steel trade, which needs only the assurance of steady supplies for a considerable development."
Date: 1916
Creator: Horton, Frederick W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department