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Spirit Leveling in Texas 1896 to 1915, Inclusive

Description: The following report includes all the results of spirit leveling in Texas, rearranged by quadrangles.
Date: 1916
Creator: Marshall, R. B.
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Report of the Tenth National Conference on Weights and Measures, 1915

Description: Report of the annual conference on weights and measures, hosted by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards in Washington D.C. It includes conference proceedings, a list of attendees, information about committees and officers, and other reports or commentaries discussed at the meetings.
Date: 1916
Creator: United States. Bureau of Standards.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1914

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines covering accidents that happened in metal mines located in the Untied States including statistics for injuries, fatalities, kinds and causes of accidents, and operational data, such as number of mine workers and shifts worked. This report includes tables and illustrations.
Date: 1916
Creator: Fay, Albert H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Underground Latrines for Mines

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the introduction of underground latrines in mines to increase sanitary conditions. The improvements made by underground latrines are presented and discussed. This paper includes photographs, and illustrations.
Date: October 1916
Creator: White, Joseph H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Effective Resistance and Inductance of Iron and Bimetallic Wires

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over the use of bimetallic wires. The resistance and inductance of the bimetallic wires are studied. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1916
Creator: Miller, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Special Studies in Electrolysis Mitigation: 4. A Preliminary Report on Electrolysis Mitigation in Elyria, Ohio, with Recommendations for Mitigation

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over surveys conducted on the electrical conditions of railway tracks in Elyria, Ohio. The results of the surveys are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: January 22, 1916
Creator: McCollum, Burton & Logan, K. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Standard Test Specimens of Zinc Bronze (Cu 88, Sn 10, Zn 2) - Parts 1 and 2: Part 1. - Preparation of Specifications, Part II. - Microstructure

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over tests conducted on the preparation of an alloy. The tests conducted, and their results are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: March 15, 1916
Creator: Karr, C. P. & Rawdon, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Underground Wastes in Oil and Gas Fields and Methods of Prevention

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the underground wastes of oil and gas in drilling fields. As stated in the introduction, "the writers have endeavored to establish the manner and importance of underground waste by citing a few cases and to show the means whereby it can be prevented" (p. 5). This paper includes illustrations.
Date: July 1916
Creator: McMurray, William F. & Lewis, James O.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1915

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the quarry accidents during the year of 1915 in the U.S. The locations and types of quarry accidents are presented. This paper includes tables.
Date: December 1916
Creator: Fay, Albert H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Physical and Chemical Properties of Gasolines Sold Throughout the United States During the Calendar Year 1915

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the properties of gasoline sold during the year of 1915 in the U.S. The physical and chemical properties of the samples collected are discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: November 1916
Creator: Rittman, W. F.; Jacobs, W. A. & Dean, E. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Prospecting and Mining of Copper Ore at Santa Rita, New Mexico

Description: Report discussing techniques for the mining of large masses of low-grade ores such as though found in Santa Rita, NM. It is hoped that a study of the methods used at Santa Rita will help engineers in other industries who may have to handle large masses of material.
Date: September 1916
Creator: MacDonald, Donald F. & Enzian, Charles
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United States Coals Available for Export Trade

Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of this paper is to describe briefly the general character and commercial quality of some of the coals mined in the United States that reach tidewater shipping ports, and to show in a general way the important characteristics of those coals that by reason of transportation facilities and the situation of the coal fields are most available for export."
Date: 1916
Creator: Manning, Van. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Houses for Mining Towns

Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of this bulletin is to supply facts on the building of well-lighted, well-ventilated, warm, attractive, and economical houses for miners, these houses being assumed units of an industrial village or town the building and management of which are under the control of a corporation, so that special conditions hold which do not apply to houses built and owned by individual miners."
Date: 1916
Creator: White, Joseph H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Condensation of Gasoline from Natural Gas

Description: From Introduction: "This report treats of method of preventing some of the waste of the natural gas incidental to oil mining. This method, the condensation of gasoline from natural gas, offers to the oil operator and others a profitable means of utilizing some of the oil-well gas now being wasted."
Date: 1916
Creator: Burrell, George A.; Seibert, Frank M. & Oberfell, G. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Preliminary Report on Uranium, Radium, and Vanadium

Description: From Introduction: "This bulletin presents a summary of available information regarding the sources of uranium, radium, and vanadium, the methods used in treating the ores, and the uses of the the finished products. In particular the paper describes the ores found in the United States, giving especial attention to those characteristics of the ores and the conditions of their occurrence that affect mining and treatment."
Date: 1916
Creator: Moore, Richard B. & Kithil, Karl L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Instruments for Recording Carbon Dioxide in Flue Gases

Description: From introduction: "The purpose of the Bureau of Mines in publishing the results is to show the factors which may affect the accuracy of CO2 recorder and the manner in which a recorder should be tested."
Date: 1916
Creator: Barkley, J. F. & Flagg, S. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Feldspars of the New England and North Appalachian States

Description: From Introduction: "The investigations presented in this bulletin have been undertaken by the bureau with a view to a better understanding of the conditions which confront the producer of commercial feldspar and also with the object of determining wherein the various deposits of feldspar differ."
Date: 1916
Creator: Watts, A. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Miners' Nystagmus

Description: From Preface: "The following paper on miner's nystagmus in the United States, Mr. Hoffman has reviewed the results of investigations in Europe and has drawn some tentative conclusions as to the possible frequency of the disease in this country. Whatever may be the prevalence of nystagmus in the United States, its seriousness as a disease and the need of national and State agencies cooperating in endeavors to obtain exact information regarding it are deemed sufficient reasons for the publication of Mr. Hoffman's interesting and suggestive paper.
Date: 1916
Creator: Hoffman, Frederick L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Analysis of Permissible Explosives

Description: Report discussing an analysis of explosives which passed tests that are permissible to use in coal mines.
Date: 1916
Creator: Storm, C. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Inflammability of Illinois Coal Dusts

Description: From Introduction: "The present paper is a report of a detailed study of the bituminous dusts of Illinois mines, and is a part of the investigations conducted by the bureau in cooperation with the Illinois State Geological Survey and the department of mining engineering of the University of Illinois."
Date: 1916
Creator: Clement, J. K. & Scholl, L. A., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Black Damp in Mines

Description: From Introduction: "This report presents the results of one phase of this study and shows how atmospheric air, after entering a coal mine, loses oxygen and gains carbon dioxide with resulting formation of so-called black damp."
Date: 1916
Creator: Burrell, G. A.; Robertson, I. W. & Oberfell, G. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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