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Theodore S Case
State of Missouri Geol...
G C Broadhead
U.s Geological Survey
Missouri Bureau of Geo...
A 10,000 Year-Old Oasis--Alley Spring
Article about the history and prehistory of Alley Spring in the Missouri Ozarks. Article describes its mills since 1869 as well as its unusual geology and remains found of Indians and mastodons.
An Introduction to the Geology of Kansas City Missouri
A 10 page typewritten article which appeared in "The Kansas City Museum Science Bulletin", December, 1942.
Article about the state of Missouri, including its history, government, geography and geology, natural resources and climate, "chief towns" (mentioning Independence, Saint Joseph, and Weston but not Kansas...
Base Map of Missouri
Map of Missouri including railroad lines, cities over 5,000, counties and county seats, and elevations.
Between Rocks and Hard Places
Article describes the Flint Hills Uplands geological region of the state of Kansas, occurring in a strip roughly from Cowley County in the south to Riley County in the north. The Flint Hills area is one...
Biography of Kenneth and Helen Spencer (1902-1982), Industrialist and Benefactor
Biography of Lamar Hunt (1932-2006), Businesman and Sports Entrepreneur
Blue Jewels of the Ozarks
Article about the natural water springs of Missouri, highlighting the largest and most interesting of the state's total of "3,515 springs, according to Jim Vandike, chief hydrologist for the Division of...
Brief Biography of Allen T. Ward [and] Letters of Allen T. Ward
Illustration, letters (from 1847), and biographical article about Allen Ward, a geology teacher and pioneer miller of Westport dying in 1862 in Paola, Kansas. Raised in Ohio and moving to Independence,...
Coal Mining in Missouri
Series of articles about the coal mining industry in the state of Missouri, with descriptions of the various companies and their mines and several photos of mining plants and machines.
Topographical map of parts of Madison and Wayne counties in southeast Missouri, including the St. Francis River and Twelvemile Creek, and numerous local mountain peaks. Also included are schools, churches,...
1920 (1939 reprint)
Topographical map of parts of Holt County in Missouri and Richardson County, Nebraska, including the towns of Rulo, Nebraska, and Craig, Missouri. Numerous schools, churches, and roads are depicted, as...
Dictionary of Missouri Biography
Biographical sketch of Thomas Robinson Beveridge, or Thomas Beveridge (1918-1978), "state geologist and an ex-officio member of the State Highway Commission" of Missouri from 1955 to 1964. Description...
Clippings from newspapers and magazines, mostly about the New Madrid earthquake.
Topographical map of an area south of Harrisonville, Missouri in Cass County. The South Grand River is featured, as well as roads, creeks, and geological formations. Several schools and churches are shown,...
First and Second Annual Reports of the Geological Survey of Missouri
Numerous illustrations in the book by R. B. Price (artist on the Geological Survey of Missouri in 1855) depicting geological features or layers of rock and soil in Missouri, including the Missouri River...
Photos and article about Missouri's top ten hunting grounds for fossils. The Kansas City metro area, one of the ten, "has marine fossils in quarries, road cuts, and outcrops. Fossils lie in exposed limestone...
Garland Carr Broadhead
Photo and biographical article about Garland Carr Broadhead, or Garland Broadhead (1827-1912), former assistant state geologist of Missouri and railroad engineer for the Kansas City area. Native of Virginia...
Geologic Cross Sections of Kansas City and Jackson County
Six cross sections of areas of Jackson County, Missouri, and Kansas City, Missouri, illustrate altitude above sea level and types of bedrock. Labels display locations of creeks and rivers, as well as major...
Geologic Map of Kansas
Map of the state of Kansas includes detailed information about prevailing bedrock types throughout the state. Overlayed on this information are city locations, county lines, a section numbering grid, and...
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