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Revision of the American Flying Squirrels

Description: Habits, voice, nests, breeding, food, economic status, pelage and molt, and descriptions of species and subspecies of the American flying squirrels.
Date: June 13, 1918
Creator: Howell, Arthur H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Revision of the American Harvest Mice: (Genus Reithrodontomys)

Description: Discusses history, specimens, habits, economic status, food, and pelages of American harvest mice. Lists locations and provides a key to species and subspecies, and provides species descriptions.
Date: June 5, 1914
Creator: Howell, Arthur H.
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

Revision of the Spiny Pocket Mice: (Genera Heteromys and Liomys)

Description: From introduction: "Result of a study of the spiny pocket mice in the collection of the Biological Survey, now numbering nearly 1,000 specimens, supplemented by about 130 in the United States National Museum and from various sources."
Date: September 7, 1911
Creator: Goldman, Edward A.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Revision of the Wood Rats of the Genus Neotoma

Description: From introduction: "Result of a study of the wood rats in the collection of the Biological Survey, numbering over 3,000 specimens, including topotypes of most of the species."
Date: October 19, 1910
Creator: Goldman, Edward A.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Rice Rats of North America (Genus Oryzomys)

Description: Discusses habits, economic status, morphology, variation, history, and specimens of North American rice rats. Provides a key and descriptions for species and subspecies.
Date: September 23, 1918
Creator: Goldman, Edward A.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rock Quarrying for Cement Manufacture

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over rock quarries in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "the bulk of the report deals with quarrying methods and equipment, and gives special attention to drilling and blasting; a chapter on rock mining and one on prospecting are included" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: June 1918
Creator: Bowles, Oliver
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 Sampling and Examination of Mine Gases and Natural Gas

Description: Report by the U.S. Bureau of Mines based on experiments performed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to study mine gases. Findings in this bulletin include descriptions of the experiments and equipment used: "The first part of this report deals with the methods used by the bureau in the collection and examination of the various mine gases; the latter part discusses the bureau's methods of sampling and examining natural gas" (p. 5).
Date: 1913
Creator: Burrell, George A. & Seibert, Frank M.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sampling Coal Deliveries and Types of Government Specifications for the Purchase of Coal

Description: From Introduction: "Therefore the method of taking and preparing samples for shipment to the laboratory has been given fully as much care as the making of the analyses and tests, and a general plan of collecting samples fairly representative of the delivered coal has been evolved through various modifications and improvements based on experience and increased knowledge of the physical and chemical characteristics of the various coals that are purchased by the Government. The method that is in general use by the Government is described in the following pages."
Date: 1913
Creator: Pope, George S.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The San Franciscan Volcanic Field, Arizona

Description: Introduction: This report deals primarily with the volcanic phenomena of the region as determined in the field and laboratory.
Date: 1913
Creator: Robinson, Henry Hollister
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sandstone Quarrying in the United States

Description: From Preface: "It is the aim of this bulletin to point out in a general way the location of workable sandstone deposits in the United States, and to outline the most efficient and economical methods of quarrying and preparing the rock for structural and other purposes."
Date: 1917
Creator: Bowles, Oliver
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sanitation at Mining Villages in the Birmingham District, Alabama

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over sanitary conditions in Birmingham district mining villages. The sanitation procedures and conditions of various villages are presented. This report includes photographs, and illustrations.
Date: 1913
Creator: Woodbridge, Dwight E.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saving Coal in Steam Power Plants

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on steam power plants. The comparison of using purchased power versus using power from a private plant is discussed. This paper includes illustrations.
Date: 1919
Creator: United States. Fuel Administration.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Selection of Explosives used in Engineering and Mining Operations

Description: From General Statement: "This bulletin deals with the characteristic features of the principal explosives used in mining and engineering operations, and especially with the tests that show the suitability of different classes of explosives for different kinds of work."
Date: 1913
Creator: Hall, Clarence & Howell, Spencer P.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shorter Contributions to General Geology, 1913

Description: Preface: The present paper is the first of a new series to be published by the Geological Survey under the title "Shorter contributions to general geology."
Date: 1914
Creator: White, David
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Significance of Drafts in Steam-Boiler Practice

Description: Report containing experiments that illustrate the possibility of increasing steam power by increasing the amount of air passing through coal fuel beds and boilers in steam engines.
Date: 1911
Creator: Ray, Walter T. & Kreisinger, Henry
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Siliceous Dust in Relation to Pulmonary Disease Among Miners in the Joplin District, Missouri

Description: From Introduction: "This report describes the lead and zinc deposits and the mining methods employed in the sheet-ground area of the Joplin district, Missouri, and discusses the causes and the methods of abating rock dust in the mines, the chemical and physical characteristics of the dust, and the quantities present in mine air."
Date: 1917
Creator: Higgins, Edwin; Lanza, A. J.; Laney, F. B. & Rice, George S.
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