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1. August Meyer August Meyer 1888 Portrait and biographical sketch of August Meyer, "president of the consolidated Kansas City Smelting and Refining Company" in the Armourdale industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. Native of Saint...

2. Editorial Notes--Editorial Excursion Editorial Notes--Editorial Excursion June 1877 Description of a trip on the Iron Mountain Railroad from Saint Louis to Fredericktown and its "romantic" scenery, including wine gardens and the mining area of Mine La Motte in southeastern Missouri.

3. Engineering and Mining--The Improvement of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers Engineering and Mining--The Improvement of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers August//1882 Extracts from a speech by Robert Van Horn (national representative from Missouri and former mayor of Kansas City) delivered "in the House" of Representatives in 1882 concerning the management and control...

4. Geological Survey of Missouri Geological Survey of Missouri March//1883 Article about the potential continuation and completion of a geological survey of the state of Missouri, at least partly with the purpose of determining general locations of certain minerals and underground...

5. Geology--Archaean Rocks of Missouri Geology--Archaean Rocks of Missouri April//1882 Article describing some of the older, or archaean, rocks in Missouri, mostly harder igneous rocks like granite and porphyry found in mountains and far below the surface, also describing their usefulness...

6. Geology--Geological Surveys of Kansas and Missouri Geology--Geological Surveys of Kansas and Missouri January//1883 Announcement of and details about the appointment by the state governments of Kansas and Missouri of a "competent geologist for the purpose of organizing and prosecuting a geological survey of the State,"...

7. Geology of the West Geology of the West October//1877 Article describing the geology of Missouri and surrounding areas, focusing on chronology and types of rock layers below the ground, including sandstone, limestone, coal, fossils, etc.

8. Geology: Jackson County, Missouri--A Few Notes on Its Geology Geology: Jackson County, Missouri--A Few Notes on Its Geology July//1878 Scientific description of general surface features, rock structure, and coal measures of Jackson County.

9. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Photo and bio of John Strayer, vice-president and general magaer of the Olathe Investment and Rapid Transit Company and of the Kansas City and Philadelphia Land and Improvement Company. Born in Virginia...

10. Mineralogy--The Mineral Region of South-West Missouri and South-East Kansas Mineralogy--The Mineral Region of South-West Missouri and South-East Kansas September//1877 Article about the geology and mineral resources of southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas, with a county-by-county inventory, illustrations, and explanation of the area's historical geology and rock types....

11. Mining Notes--The Silver Mines of Southeast Missouri Mining Notes--The Silver Mines of Southeast Missouri July//1879 Report about the discovery of a new major vein of silver at Silver Mountain in southeast Missouri, "from the lower part of St. Francois county through Madison, Wayne and Reynolds counties," describing...

12. Missouri Copper Mines Missouri Copper Mines September//1882 History and description of copper mining and refining in Missouri, beginning in 1863 at Sainte Genevieve.

13. Missouri Mineral Production Missouri Mineral Production May//1878 General article about the mining and refining in Missouri of its most valuable ores.

14. Notes on Surface Geology of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas Notes on Surface Geology of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas December//1879 Description of surface rocks and soil in southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas, pointed at determining the ages of and locational origins of these rock types, some of them appearing out of place due...

15. The Lead and Zinc Region of Missouri and Kansas The Lead and Zinc Region of Missouri and Kansas October//1883 Article describing the nature of and mining operations at the "lead and zinc region of Southwest Missouri. ..known to embrace the greater portion of Green, Dade, Lawrence, Jasper, Newton, and McDonald...

16. The Mineral Resources of Missouri The Mineral Resources of Missouri May//1877 Article expounding upon the wealth and variety of Missouri's mineral resources, "material progress," transportation, climate, and so on, naming its major minerals and highlighting the importance of coal,...

17. Thomas Belt, F. G. S. Thomas Belt, F. G. S. October//1878 Letter to the editor about reminiscences of the late Thomas Belt (ca. 1840-1878), a scientist of geology, mining, and anthropology, with an expertise on glaciers before dying in 1878 from exposure in the...