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The Vapor Pressure of Arsenic Trioxide

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of vapor pressure. The methods and equipment used for the investigations are presented. The results are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: March 1915
Creator: Welch, H. V. & Duschak, L. H.
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Experiments with Furnaces for a Hand-Fired Return Tubular Boiler

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over tests conducted on hand-fired boiler furnaces. Testing equipment, fuel, and results of the experiments are presented. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: July 1914
Creator: Flagg, Samuel B.; Cook, George C. & Woodman, Forrest E.
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Traps for Saving Gas at Oil Wells

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the use of gas traps at oil wells. Different types of traps are presented and discussed. This paper includes photographs, and illustrations.
Date: February 1919
Creator: Hamilton, Walter Raleigh
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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.
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Waste of Oil and Gas in the Mid-Continent Fields

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of waste in oil and gas fields in the mid-continent area. As stated in the introduction, this report "describes the general amounts and kinds of waste, and attempts to show the importance of conserving these natural resources" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1914
Creator: Blatchley, Raymond S.
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Construction and Operation of a Single-Tube Cracking Furnace for Making Gasoline

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the construction of cracking furnaces for gasoline production. Descriptions of the equipment used for construction are presented and discussed. This paper includes photographs.
Date: July 1915
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Life Zone Investigations in Wyoming

Description: Characterizes five transcontinental life zones in Wyoming; defines their extent and limits; lists mammal, breeding bird, reptile, amphibian, and plant species; and provides notes on distribution and abundance of trees observed during the survey.
Date: October 3, 1917
Creator: Cary, Merritt
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A Biological Survey of Colorado

Description: From introduction: "Report based chiefly on the field work prosecuted during 1905, 1906, 1907, and 1909. It is primarily a characterization of the several major distribution areas or life zones."
Date: August 17, 1911
Creator: Cary, Merritt
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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.
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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.
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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
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A Systematic Synopsis of the Muskrats

Description: From introduction: "Systematic account of the genus Fiber through study of over 1,000 specimens, chiefly well-prepared skins, accompanied by skulls, together with many odd skulls and skeletons."
Date: April 29, 1911
Creator: Hollister, N.
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Life Zones and Crop Zones of New Mexico

Description: Discusses geography, climate, agricultural practices, and crops of each life zone in New Mexico. Provides mammal, breeding bird, reptile, amphibian, and plant species list for each zone. Includes a life zone map.
Date: September 5, 1913
Creator: Bailey, Vernon
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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.
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A Systematic Account of the Prairie Dogs

Description: Discusses distribution, habits, economic status, predators, nomenclature, specimens, and pelages of prairie dogs. Describes, lists locations, and provides a key for species and subspecies.
Date: June 20, 1916
Creator: Hollister, N.
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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1917

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: December 1917
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
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Methods of Shutting Off Water in Oil and Gas Wells

Description: Report discussing methods of shutting off water in oil and gas wells in California, the Midwest, and the Gulf. Emphasis is on the methods used in California and suggestions for modifying California methods to make them applicable in other localities.
Date: October 1918
Creator: Tough, F. B.
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