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Methods and Costs of Gravel and Placer Mining in Alaska

Description: From letter of transmittal: It is believed that this report will stimulate the mining industry by making available, in compact form, the accumulated results of the experience of mining men in this field and by directing attention to those mining methods developed in older districts which appear to be adapted to the conditions prevailing in Alaska.
Date: 1905
Creator: Purington, Chester Wells

Report on Progress of Investigations of Mineral Resources of Alaska in 1904

Description: From letter of transmittal: The report contains fourteen papers, prepared by ten members of the geologic corps, who have been engaged in Alaskan investigations during the last year. In this report an attempt has been made to summarize the economic results of last season's field work. Geologic matter has been entirely excluded, except where it has a direct bearing on the subjects under discussion. While such a report can have no permanent value, other than as a record of mining conditions during the year, it is believed that its prompt publication will help the mining industry of Alaska.
Date: 1905
Creator: Brooks, Alfred H.

Biological Survey of Texas

Description: From introduction: "Report on the biological survey of Texas conducted over a number of years through collection of information and specimens. Focus on life zones and their subdivisions and on the mammals and reptiles of the state."
Date: October 24, 1905
Creator: Bailey, Vernon

Economic Geology of the Independence Quadrangle, Kansas

Description: From introduction: The aim of this paper is to present the substance of what is known concerning the distribution, occurrence, and development of the oil and gas of the quadrangle, and to note briefly the more important industries growing out of these natural resources or depending on them within the territory considered.
Date: 1906
Creator: Schrader, Frank C. & Haworth, Erasmus

A New Determination of the Ratio of the Electromagnetic to the Electrostatic Unit of Electricity [Part 2]

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies of the determination of the ratio of electricity. The ratio of electromagnetic to electrostatic units of electricity is discussed in detail. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. Part 2 includes section VII and concluding remarks.
Date: 1907
Creator: Rosa, Edward B. & Dorsey, N. E.

The Testing of Glass Volumetric Apparatus

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over testing conducted on volumetric glass apparatus. Types of glass apparatus being tested are presented and discussed. The results of the testing are also discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1908
Creator: Osborne, N. S. & Veazey, B. H.