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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: December, 1913, to September, 1914

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: 1915
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: October, 1914, to April, 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: 1915
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Calcite Marble and Dolomite of Eastern Vermont

Description: From introduction: The object of this bulletin is twofold-to locate definitely and to describe accurately the marbles and dolomites of eastern Vermont, with a view to setting forth their possible economic uses and to discuss whatever features of scientific interest they may present.
Date: 1915
Creator: Dale, T. Nelson
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Economic Methods of Utilizing Western Lignites

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over western lignite. The economic use of these lignite deposits is discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: November 1915
Creator: Babcock, E. J.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Equilibrium in the System: Lead Acetate, Lead Oxide, and Water, at 25⁰

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies on basic acetates and their importance as an effective clarifying agent. The analytical procedures and the results of the studies are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1915
Creator: Jackson, Richard F.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Extraction and Recovery of Radium, Uranium and Vanadium from Carnotite

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.
Date: November 1915
Creator: Parsons, Charles L.; Moore, R. B.; Lind, S. C. & Schaefer, O. C.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gasoline Mine Locomotives in Relation to Safety and Health

Description: From Introduction: "The investigation described in this bulletin was undertaken by the Bureau of Mines in an endeavor to obtain exact information on some of the basal questions involved in the use of gasoline locomotives in mines, this investigation being one of many that the bureau has been conducting in its efforts to increase safety and efficiency in mining."
Date: 1915
Creator: Hood, O. P. & Kudlich, R. H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Graphic Studies of Ultimate Analyses of Coals

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of analyses of coals. The results are discussed and presented on various diagrams. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: December 1915
Creator: Ralston, Oliver C. & Porter, Horace C.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Metallurgical Smoke

Description: From Introduction: "This bulletin is published by the bureau primarily for persons who seek information on the subject of metal-lurgical smoke but are unacquainted with the technical language of metallurgy. The effort is made in this paper to present the problem of metallurgical smoke as it actually exists, without bias of any kind."
Date: 1915
Creator: Fulton, Charles H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Methods of Preventing and Limiting Explosions in Coal Mines

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over safety prevention in coal mines. Preventing mine explosions is emphasized. Methods used in mine safety are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: April 1915
Creator: Rice, George S. & Jones, L. M.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mine-Ventilation Stoppings: with Especial Reference to Coal Mines in Illinois

Description: Purpose of Report: "In this report an attempt is made to discuss the first cost of each of several types of mine-ventilation stoppings, as well as the total annual expenses of maintaining a stopping during its required period of service."
Date: 1915
Creator: Williams, R. Y.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Notes on the Use of Low-Grade Fuel in Europe

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of low-grade fuel use in Europe. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: August 1915
Creator: Fernald, R. H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Occurrence of Explosive Gases in Coal Mines

Description: From Introduction: "This report presents the results of an investigation begun by the Government in the summer of 1907, the investigation being started under the immediate supervision of Dr. J. A Holmes and continued under him as director after it was transferred to the Bureau of Mines in 1910, the field studies being completed in the spring of 1912. The purpose of the investigation was to obtain information on the origin of the inflammable gases in coal and the conditions under which they occur."
Date: 1915
Creator: Darton, N. H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Primer on Explosives for Metal Miners and Quarrymen

Description: From introduction: "This bulletin aims to give the metal miner and the quarryman information similar to that given the coal miner in Bulletin 17. Inflammable gas or dust is seldom, if ever, found in quarries or metal mines, and the danger from using explosives there is less than in coal mines; but, as the figures show, the number of men killed and injured yearly in accidents caused by explosives proves the need of both miners and mine officials striving to see that none but proper explosives are used and these are used properly."
Date: 1915
Creator: Munroe, Charles E. & Hall, Clarence
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Report of the Selby Smelter Commission

Description: From Preface: "This bulletin presents the report of the commission and the papers, prepared by the various experts, which give the results of investigations undertaken by the commission and form the basis of its findings."
Date: 1915
Creator: Holmes, J. A.; Franklin, Edward C.; Gould, Ralph A. & Gould, Ralph A.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Review of the American Moles

Description: Discusses habits; economic status; characteristics and development of young; pelages and molts; and geographic, individual, sexual, and age variation. Describes subfamilies, history, and generic names of the family Talpidae. Describes, lists locations, and provides a key for genera, species and subspecies.
Date: September 30, 1915
Creator: Jackson, Hartley H. T.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Revision of the American Marmots

Description: Discusses history, nomenclature, common names, habits, external characters, and specimens of American marmots. Describes, lists locations, and provides a key to species and subspecies.
Date: April 7, 1915
Creator: Howell, Arthur H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Revision of the Pocket Gophers of the Genus Thomomys

Description: Describes habits, predators, morphology, sexual variation, pelages, and distribution of pocket gophers. Describes genera and group relations. Describes, lists locations and distribution, and provides a key for species and subspecies.
Date: November 15, 1915
Creator: Bailey, Vernon
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rules and Regulations for Metal Mines

Description: No Description Available.
Date: 1915
Creator: Ingalls, W. R.; Douglas, James; Finlay, J. R.; Channing, J. Parke & Hammond, John Hays
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sampling and Analyzing Flue Gases

Description: From Introduction: "The material presented in this report is arranged in two parts. The first part contains the description of the apparatus and the methods used in sampling and analyzing flue gases. The second part gives experimental results obtained with the different methods of sampling and collecting of flue gas that are recommended in the first part of the report."
Date: 1915
Creator: Kreisinger, Henry & Ovitz, F. K.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Smelting of Copper Ores in the Electric Furnace

Description: From Introduction: "The bulletin presents, first, a critical discussion of the possibility of smelting copper ores in the electric furnace; second, the results of the experimental work of other investigators on the electric smelting of copper; third, the results of experiments by the authors on the electric smelting of native copper concentrates and sulphide copper ores; and, fourth, a comparison of the electric furnace with the blast furnace and reverberatory furnace for copper smelting."
Date: 1915
Creator: Lyon, Dorsey A. & Keeney, Robert M.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Some Engineering Problems of the Panama Canal in Their Relation to Geology and Topography

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over issues encountered during construction of the Panama Canal. As stated in the introduction, "this report aims to discuss, from the viewpoint of the mining geologist, the bearing of topographic and geologic conditions on certain problems that arose in the construction of the Panama Canal" (p. 7). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1915
Creator: MacDonald, Donald F.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department