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California: basic data for thermal springs and wells as recorded in GEOTHERM. Part A

Description: This GEOTHERM sample file contains 1535 records for California. Three computer-generated indexes give one line summaries of each GEOTHERM record. Each index is sorted by different variables to assist in locating geothermal records describing specific sites. 7 refs. (ACR)
Date: July 1, 1983
Creator: Bliss, J. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

PEGASUS: a multi-megawatt nuclear electric propulsion system

Description: With the Space Transportation System (STS), the advent of space station Columbus and the development of expertise at working in space that this will entail, the gateway is open to the final frontier. The exploration of this frontier is possible with state-of-the-art hydrogen/oxygen propulsion but would be greatly enhanced by the higher specific impulse of electric propulsion. This paper presents a concept that uses a multi-megawatt nuclear power plant to drive an electric propulsion system. The concept has been named PEGASUS, PowEr GenerAting System for Use in Space, and is intended as a ''work horse'' for general space transportation needs, both long- and short-haul missions. The recent efforts of the SP-100 program indicate that a power system capable of producing upwards of 1 megawatt of electric power should be available in the next decade. Additionally, efforts in other areas indicate that a power system with a constant power capability an order of magnitude greater could be available near the turn of the century. With the advances expected in megawatt-class space power systems, the high specific impulse propulsion systems must be reconsidered as potential propulsion systems. The power system is capable of meeting both the propulsion system and spacecraft power requirements.
Date: June 1, 1985
Creator: Coomes, E.P.; Cuta, J.M.; Webb, B.J. & King, D.Q.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reverse Osmosis for Water Desalination

Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies conducted on the reverse-osmosis program. The methods of desalination through osmosis are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 22, 1964
Creator: Lonsdale, H. K.; Merten, U.; Riley, R. L.; Vos, K. D. & Westmoreland, J. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The VISTA spacecraft: Advantages of ICF (Inertial Confinement Fusion) for interplanetary fusion propulsion applications

Description: Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) is an attractive engine power source for interplanetary manned spacecraft, especially for near-term missions requiring minimum flight duration, because ICF has inherent high power-to-mass ratios and high specific impulses. We have developed a new vehicle concept called VISTA that uses ICF and is capable of round-trip manned missions to Mars in 100 days using A.D. 2020 technology. We describe VISTA's engine operation, discuss associated plasma issues, and describe the advantages of DT fuel for near-term applications. Although ICF is potentially superior to non-fusion technologies for near-term interplanetary transport, the performance capabilities of VISTA cannot be meaningfully compared with those of magnetic-fusion systems because of the lack of a comparable study of the magnetic-fusion systems. We urge that such a study be conducted.
Date: October 2, 1987
Creator: Orth, C.D.; Klein, G.; Sercel, J.; Hoffman, N.; Murray, K. & Chang-Diaz, F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore: 1916-1954

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about folklore in Texas and Mexico, including folk songs and ballads, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, sermons, stories about games and celebrations, folklore of Texas plants, and information about folk remedies. The index begins on page 349.
Date: 1998
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Coffee in the Gourd

Description: Collection of miscellaneous folklore of Texas and Mexico, including folk songs, information about Indian pictographs, legends, superstitions, and weather lore. The index begins on page 105.
Date: 1923
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Investigation of the McCormick Chromite Mine, Tuolumne County, California

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations on the McCormick chromite mine. Descriptions of the chromite deposits are presented. Details about the development made in the mine are listed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: November 1949
Creator: Shattuck, John R. & Ricker, Spangler
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Effect of Oil-Base Drilling Fluid Filtrate on Analysis of Cores from South Coles Levee, California, and Rangely, Colorado Fields

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the study of contamination of cores obtained with conventional core barrels. The effect of the oil-based drilling fluid and analysis of the cores are presented. The report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
Date: August 1950
Creator: Gates, Gates L.; Morris, Frank C. & Caraway, W. Hodge
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Recovery of Oil in California By Secondary Methods: In Two Parts - Part 1. San Joaquin Valley Oil Fields

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the study of secondary-recovery methods of oil production in California. The report discusses methods and properties of this type of oil production, focusing on air injection. This report is in two parts, and contains tables and maps.
Date: July 1952
Creator: Loomis, A. G.; Fried, A. N. & Crowell, D. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Recovery of Oil in California by Secondary Methods: In Two Parts - Part 2. Los Angeles Basin and Coastal Oil Fields

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on secondary methods of oil-recovery in California oil fields. The main recovery method studied are of the pressure-maintenance type, such as air-injection. The report is divided into two parts, and includes maps and tables.
Date: May 1952
Creator: Loomis, A. G.; Fried, A. N. & Crowell, D. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Investigation of West Belt Copper-Zinc Mines, El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, and Mariposa Counties, California

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the West Belt copper-zinc mines. The properties and characteristics of the mineral composition are presented. The report includes tables and maps.
Date: February 1951
Creator: Wiebelt, Frank J.; Sanborn, W. C.; Trengove, R. R. & Ricker, Spangler
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drilling and Sampling Tertiary Gold-Bearing Gravels at Badger Hill, Nevada County, California

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over gold-bearing deposits of Nevada County, California. Drilling and sampling of these gold deposits are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1974
Creator: McLellan, Russell R.; Berkenkotter, Richard D.; Wilmot, Richard C. & Stahl, Robert L.
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. & Duschak, Lionel H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folk Travelers: Ballads, Tales and Talk

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including traveling anecdotes, folk ballads, folklore in natural history, as well as information about black and white magic, Western animals, and cattle brands. The index begins on page 259.
Date: 1953
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Direct conversion technology

Description: The overall objective of the Direct Conversion Technology task is to develop an experimentally verified technology base for promising direct conversion systems that have potential application for energy conservation in the end-use sectors. This report contains progress of research on the Alkali Metal Thermal-to-Electric Converter (AMTEC) and on the Two-Phase Liquid-Metal MHD Electrical Generator (LMMHD) for the period January 1, 1991 through December 31, 1991. Research on AMTEC and on LMMHD was initiated during October 1987. Reports prepared on previous occasions (Refs. 1--5) contain descriptive and performance discussions of the following direct conversion concepts: thermoelectric, pyroelectric, thermionic, thermophotovoltaic, thermoacoustic, thermomagnetic, thermoelastic (Nitionol heat engine); and also, more complete descriptive discussions of AMTEC and LMMHD systems.
Date: January 7, 1992
Creator: Massier, P.F.; Back, L.H.; Ryan, M.A. & Fabris, G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mineral Industries Survey of the United States, California: Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties, Mother Lode District (South). Mines of the Southern Mother Lode Region, Part 2 -- Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over mining operations in the southern Mother Lode Region of California. A review of this area is presented, and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1940
Creator: Julihn, C. E. & Horton, F. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hat

Description: Hat of brown felt. The low, slightly domed crown is almost hidden by the upturned brim. At front facing of brim is large flat brown grosgrain ribbon bow. Around the base of the crown is affixed brown net veiling. The hat is unlined, with inner brown grosgrain ribbon hatband. Combined designer's/retailer's label inside: "Leslie James / Designed for Sakowitz / Houston" Manufacturer's style stamp inside crown: "Midi / Imported Velour Body / Made in France"
Date: 1949
Creator: James, Leslie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dress

Description: Dress of navy blue wool jersey. a) Day dress of navy wool jersey. White linen detachable collar connects to neckline with snaps. Below knee length with A-line skirt. White linen 7/8" bias strip at edge of center front opening that extends 7 1/2" below waist. Thirteen 3/4" pearl buttons with gold edge and bound buttonholes; buttons separate at waistline to accommodate belt. Long sleeves with 1-3/4" slit at seam. 3" deep pleat in skirt at side front and back. Concealed slit pockets in side seams. Unlined. Designer's label on inside left seam: "Norman Norell / New York" b) Belt of 3" wide white patent leather, slightly curved, with large circular gold buckle. Not original to garment. Evidence of small cords at side seams, which Norell usually used to attach cloth belts, or thin belt-loops. This belt would not have fit. Retailer's stamp on reverse: "I Magnin / 30 Calderon 5938"
Date: 1965
Creator: Norell, Norman, 1900-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

In the Shadow of History

Description: Collection of Texan and Mexican folklore, including stories about the Navajo Indians, the Alamo, Jim Bowie, various folk characters, tortilla making, and other humorous anecdotes. The index begins on page 181.
Date: 1980
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Hat

Description: Hat of navy blue gabardine. Based on a modified top-hat design, the cylindrical soft crown is slightly "crushed". The brim, of the same material, turns up in front and down in back. At back of brim/crown is a navy blue faille bow with trailing ribbons. The crown is lined in white satin, and there is a black grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Attached inside crown at back is label: "Margie Webb designs / California Accessories".
Date: 1940
Creator: Webb, Margie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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