Mines and mineral resources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on the potential economic value of minerals or the technical aspects of locating and removing them from the earth. Works on the industries based on the extraction, processing, and commercialization of minerals are entered under Mineral industries. Works on the geochemical or geological aspects of naturally formed inorganic and organic compounds are entered under Minerals.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
American International Corporation records
Call Number: MS 1197
Overview: Reports on iron ore and manganese deposits in South Russia, submitted by American International Corporation engineers Charles Rees and M.A. Neeland.
Alan Mara Bateman papers
Call Number: MS 641
Overview: Correspondence, field reports, memoranda, and government documents chiefly relating to Bateman's service on various government commissions, among them the Metals and Minerals Division of the Foreign Economic Administration (1942-1946), the U.S. Missions to Mexico (1942), the President's Materials Policy Commission (1951-1953). The few items from his teaching career at Yale include gradebooks for the years 1907-1955 and reports on the Sheffield Scientific School.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Alan Mara Bateman papers
Goodyear Family Papers
Call Number: MS 245
Overview: Papers of the Goodyear family of Connecticut of whom the principal figures are Edward Bassett Goodyear of Naugatuck, Ellsworth D. S. Goodyear, a Civil War general, and Watson Andrews Goodyear, a geologist.The papers of Edward B. Goodyear contain extensive family correspondence including forty-three letters written between 1855 and 1872 by his mother, Esther M. Bassett Goodyear. His papers also contain autobiographical notes and financial documents. Ellsworth D.S. Goodyear, who was a Civil War...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Goodyear Family Papers
John Hays Hammond Sr. papers
Call Number: MS 259
Overview: Correspondence and printed material concerning the business affairs of the Consolidated Gold Fields of South Africa, the economic development of South Africa, and the Jameson Raid; together with articles and speeches (1893-1934) relating to Hammond's activities as a speechmaker in behalf of the Republican Party, organizer of the National League of Republican Clubs, special ambassador and representative of President William Howard Taft to the coronation of George V, king of Great Britain, and...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > John Hays Hammond Sr. papers
Natural Science manuscripts collection
Call Number: MS 583
Overview: An artificial collection of papers of Yale faculty members and other individuals active in the academic fields of astronomy, biology, botany, geology, mathematics, physics, agriculture, chemistry and zoology. The papers of inventors are also included. Individuals and organizations represented in the collection include: Oscar Dana Allen, Jesse Buel, William Whitman Bailey, John Torrey, Attale Riche, Denison Olmsted, Simon Newcomb, James Duncan Hague, Amos Beebe Eaton, Asa Gray, Arthur Williams...
Daniel Washington Norton papers
Call Number: MS 376
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and other records of Loomis and Norton, a paper manufacturing firm in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The papers also contain records of several textile and mining companies and those of Connecticut Canal Railroad and other companies. A small amount of personal correspondence and account books are also found in the papers.
Dates: 1813-1878, bulk 1830-1878
Chester Wells Purington papers
Call Number: MS 595
Overview: Correspondence, drafts of various books and articles concerning Purington's travels in Russia and Siberia as a mining engineer ca. 1898-1900, and other papers.
Richard H. Rickard papers
Call Number: MS 416
Overview: Correspondence, financial papers, maps, and photographs of Richard H. Rickard, a mining agent and broker in Michigan, South Carolina, and other states, 1863-1885.
Dates: 1849-1927, bulk 1863-1885
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Richard H. Rickard papers
Russell Process company records
Call Number: MS 1213
Overview: Correspondence, legal and financial records of the Russell Process Company, a New York based company in the business of licensing patents for metallurgy, especially for extracting metals from ore. Many of the papers originated in the office of the secretary-treasurer, Talcott H. Russell, attorney in New Haven.
Silliman family papers
Call Number: MS 450
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, notebooks, diaries, journals, and other material documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Silliman family, including Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864) and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816-1885). Personal material details family life, relationships, social activities, and cultural pursuits. Professional material details the academic and literary interests of the Sillimans, particularly in chemistry, physics, and geology. The evolution...
Dates: 1717-1977, bulk 1717-1911
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Silliman family papers