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Mining and Mineral Processing

Mining & Mineral Processing - General Historical Materials:

Agricola, Georgius. De Re Metallica, Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556, with Biographical Introduction, Annotations and Appendices upon the Development of Mining Methods, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy & Mining Law from the Earliest Times to the 16th Century, trans. Herbert Clark Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover (Dover Publications, Inc., 1950).

Aitchison, Leslie. A History of Metals, 2 vols. (London: MacDonald & Evans, Ltd., 1960).

Barger, Harold. The Mining Industries, 1899-1939: A Study of Output, Employment, and Productivity (1944, Reprint; Arno Press, 1975).

Brown, Ronald C. Hard Rock Miners: The Intermountain West, 1860-1920 (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1979).

Del Mar, Alexander. A History of the Precious Metals: From the Earliest Times to the Present, revised (Cambridge Encyclopedia Company, 1902).

Engineering and Mining Journal (Engineering & Mining Journal/McGraw Hill Pub. Co., various).

Fay, Albert Hill. A Glossary of the Mining and Mineral Industry (Washington, DC: GPO, 1920).

Gregory, Cedric Errol. A Concise History of Mining (Pergamon Press, 1980).

Marx, Jennifer. The Magic of Gold (Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1978).

Molloy, Peter M. The History of Metal Mining and Metallurgy: An Annotated Bibliography (New York: Garland, 1986).

Mulholland, James A. A History of Metals in Colonial America (University, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 1981).

Transactions of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (The American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, various).

Young, Otis E. Jr. Western Mining: An Informal Account of Precious-Metals Prospecting, Placering, Lode Mining, and Milling on the American Frontier from Spanish Times to 1893 (University of Oklahoma Press, 1970).

Mining - Cultural & Social Materials:

Alanen, Arnold R. "Documenting the Physical and Social Characteristics of Mining and Resource-Based Communities," APT Bulletin, v. XI (1979), pp. 49-68.

Francaviglia, Richard V. Hard Places: Reading the Landscapes of America's Historic Mining Districts (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1992).

Hardesty, Don L. The Archeology of Mining and Miners: A View from the Silver State Special Publication Series, No. 6. (Ann Arbor, Michigan: The Society for Historical Archeology, 1988).

Hogan, Richard. Class and Community in Frontier Colorado (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1990).

Lapp, Rudolph M. Blacks in Gold Rush California (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977).

Long, Priscilla. Where the Sun Never Shines, A History of America's Bloody Coal Industry (New York: Paragon House, 1989).

Marks, Paula Mitchell. Precious Dust: The American Gold Rush Era, 1848-1900 (William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1994).

Jeff Buechler, ed. Proceedings of the Workshop on Historic Mining Resources, Defining the Research Questions for Evaluation and Preservation (Vermillion, South Dakota: State Historic Preservation Center, 1988).

Petrik, Paula. No Step Backward: Women and Family on the Rocky Mountain Mining Frontier, Helena, Montana, 1865-1900 (Helena, Montana Historical Society Press, 1987).

Raymond, Robert. Out of the Fiery Furnace: The Impact of Metals on the History of Mankind (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1986).

Rickard, T. A. Man and Metals: A History of Mining in Relation to the Development of Civilization (1932 Reprint; Arno Press, 1974).

Smith, Duane A. Rocky Mountain Mining Camps, the Urban Frontier (1967).

Wyman, Mark. Hard Rock Epic: Western Miners and the Industrial Revolution, 1860-1910 (University of California Press, 1979).