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Riddarhyttan City Motif

Description: First page of The Hexagon of Alpha Chi Sigma. The blue cover features a black and white drawing of a medieval knight wearing mail and a tunic with a cross motif. He is holding a shield that bears the image of a stone building with flames shooting out of the roof. The word "Riddarhyttan" appears on a banner above the knight's head. Two photographs are arranged to the left of the knight, with text and an image of a computer mouse to the right. The next page includes a table of contents, an editorial, and a list of contributors. Near the bottom of this second page is a piece labeled "On the Cover," which describes the previous page.
Date: Spring 2003
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Theiltoft, Roy
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Saguaro Cactus and Joshua Trees

Description: Front cover of the spring 2013 issue of The Hexagon, which features an image of a saguaro cactus and joshua trees at a location in northwest Arizona along highway US 93. The inside cover contains a table of contents, a staff list, an editorial, and details about the cover photograph.
Date: Spring 2013
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Phosphorus

Description: Article describing the discovery of phosphorus in 1669 by an alchemist searching for the philosopher's stone, and its use a century later by Lavoisier to help usher in the era of modern chemistry. Tourist information regarding sites pertinent to this history are included.
Date: Spring 2013
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Bad Pyrmont Spa

Description: Photo depicts the Bad Pyrmont Spa in western Germany which is known for its therapeutic baths and vapor cave. The paragraph on the bottom of page 70 gives details about the photo and the spa.
Date: Winter 2015
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: The Rare Earths - The Beginnings

Description: This article explores the rare earths, the chemically similar elements that occupy the f-block of the Periodic Table and the Group III chemical family. The articles shows the locations that certain rare earths were originally found. It also gives details on where the elements can be found currently, as well as major production areas. The cover of the Fall 2015 Hexagon journal (Vol. 106, Issue 3) features the Mountain Pass rare earth ore body in Southern California, which is mentioned in the article on pages 40-45 of the journal. A description of the photo on the cover of the journal can be found on page 38.
Date: Autumn 2015
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: The Rare Earths - The Confusing Years

Description: This article gives a timeline of research conducted on the rare earths, 17 elements found in the f-block and Group III chemical family of the Periodic Table. It covers discoveries made after the success of Swedish chemist, Carl Gustaf Mosander. The article describes the categorization of the rare earths that took place after Mosander's time, as well as separation techniques that developed.
Date: Winter 2015
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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20 Mule Team

Description: This photograph from the front cover of an issue of the Hexagon Journal displays the mock 20 mule team that stands outside of the Rio Tinto Borax Museum in Boron, California. The mule team depicts the original mode used to transport the chemical compound, borax, out of Death Valley between 1883 and 1888. A description of the photograph is shown on page 23 of the journal.
Date: Summer 2015
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements

Description: Interactive DVD documenting the research by Dr. James and Virginia Marshall to trace the history of the elements in the periodic table. It includes biographical information on the scientists who discovered each of the elements, notes about each of the elements with photos, periodic tables, maps and photographs of the cities where elements were discovered, a timeline of discoveries, written articles about the research, and other background documentation.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Manaccan Church, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, England.

Description: Cover of The Hexagon bearing the image of the Church of Manacca in Cornwall, England. The church is a stone building with arched windows visible on two levels. A crenelated tower extends up from the nearest portion of the church. Tombstones are visible near the bottom of the image, with a fronded plant to the left. The picture has the logo of The Hexagon across its top, a photo of James and Virginia Marshall on the right, and a photo from an article about pharmaceutical jobs near the center.
Date: Autumn 2000
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Discovering "Rediscovery"

Description: Article containing an interview of James Marshall by Brian Coppola regarding Marshall's "Rediscovery of the Elements" articles. Marshall discusses his motivations for traveling to European locations where elements were discovered, his plans for the future, and other projects.
Date: Autumn 2000
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Coppola, Brian P.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Tellurium and Fata Baii (Fascebanya), Romania.

Description: Article describing the discovery of the element tellurium. The authors travel through Romania to visit the Transylvanian mine where tellurium was discovered. They also visit the Brukenthal Museum of Sibiu and describe the museum's mineral collection.
Date: Autumn 2000
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Germanium

Description: Article recounting the history of the element Germanium, including background material on mining in Germany and the isolation of Germanium by Clemens A. Winkler. Tourist information is provided regarding Winkler's laboratory and mines open to the public as museums.
Date: Summer 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Montpellier and Bromine

Description: Article recounting the history of the element Bromine, including its discovery in the salt lagoons of the Montpellier region of France by Antoine-Jérome Balard. Maps of the region and of Balard's birthplace are presented.
Date: Autumn 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Thorium

Description: Article recounting the discovery of the element Thorium in Norway by Hans Morten Thrane Esmark. Maps and tourist information regarding the area are provided.
Date: Winter 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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