August 27, 2014
Book Collection, ID: LB2014-027
Title: Mafic-Ultramafic Layered Intrusion at Iron Mountain, Fremont County, Colorado
Creator(s): Shawe, Daniel R.; Parker, Raymond L.
Date(s): 1967
USGS_Bulletin_no.: 1251-A
Map: Yes (Mafic and Ultramafic)
cover_note: Really more of a greenish hue.
related_Comments: Does anyone understand what Geology even means?
"The local irregularities in attitude probably resulted from disruption during intrusion of the large biotite-hornblende syenite body against this contact. Local strong brecciation of layered rocks and intimate penetration by syenite along the west edge of the mafic and ultramafic complex also attest to the disruption effected by the syenite intrusion."

Book Collection, ID: LB2014-027

Title: Mafic-Ultramafic Layered Intrusion at Iron Mountain, Fremont County, Colorado

Creator(s): Shawe, Daniel R.; Parker, Raymond L.

Date(s): 1967

USGS_Bulletin_no.: 1251-A

Map: Yes (Mafic and Ultramafic)

cover_note: Really more of a greenish hue.

related_Comments: Does anyone understand what Geology even means?

"The local irregularities in attitude probably resulted from disruption during intrusion of the large biotite-hornblende syenite body against this contact. Local strong brecciation of layered rocks and intimate penetration by syenite along the west edge of the mafic and ultramafic complex also attest to the disruption effected by the syenite intrusion."

August 26, 2014
California Place Collection, ID: CP2014-015.01
Title: Cemetery Rd
Creator(s): Various public works depts; Various glacial epochs
Materials: wood; creosote; vitrified carbons; glacial till; irrigation water
Coordinates: 38.0432835, -119.1725314
HUC_10: 1809010104 (Lee Vining Creek–Frontal Mono Lake)
Motions: following greater sagebrush; following your angles; following down impossibly steep; following out of control; following the night and rain; following the slow water bringing light

California Place Collection, ID: CP2014-015.01

Title: Cemetery Rd

Creator(s): Various public works depts; Various glacial epochs

Materials: wood; creosote; vitrified carbons; glacial till; irrigation water

Coordinates: 38.0432835, -119.1725314

HUC_10: 1809010104 (Lee Vining Creek–Frontal Mono Lake)

Motions: following greater sagebrush; following your angles; following down impossibly steep; following out of control; following the night and rain; following the slow water bringing light

August 18, 2014
International Map Collection, ID: IM2014-001
series_Title: Philip’s Topographical Map of England and Wales
Title: 37. Dover and Hastings (cycling edition)
Date(s): unknown
Adjoining_Sheets: 30; 31; 36
Scale: 1 : 200,000
red_figures_thus_(circled): give the shortest distance from London by Cycling Routes
red_figures_thus_(alone): give the distance between each Cycling road junction

International Map Collection, ID: IM2014-001

series_Title: Philip’s Topographical Map of England and Wales

Title: 37. Dover and Hastings (cycling edition)

Date(s): unknown

Adjoining_Sheets: 30; 31; 36

Scale: 1 : 200,000

red_figures_thus_(circled): give the shortest distance from London by Cycling Routes

red_figures_thus_(alone): give the distance between each Cycling road junction

August 13, 2014
Book Collection, ID: B2014-026
Title: Mining Claim Procedures for Nevada Prospectors and Miners (Third Edition)
Published: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
Date(s): 1987
Special_Publication: 6
not_open_to_claims: Indian Reservations; State Parks and other State lands; the beds of navigable lakes and streams; the “checkerboard” sections granted to the Central Pacific Railroad (later renamed the Southern Pacific Co.); the Hawthorne Ammunition Depot; The Nevada Test Site; the U.S. Bombing and Gunnery Ranges; the various National Wildlife Refuges; the Lake Mead National Recreation Area (mineral leasing permitted); the Great Basin National Park; the Wilderness areas established by legislation in 1964

Book Collection, ID: B2014-026

Title: Mining Claim Procedures for Nevada Prospectors and Miners (Third Edition)

Published: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

Date(s): 1987

Special_Publication: 6

not_open_to_claims: Indian Reservations; State Parks and other State lands; the beds of navigable lakes and streams; the “checkerboard” sections granted to the Central Pacific Railroad (later renamed the Southern Pacific Co.); the Hawthorne Ammunition Depot; The Nevada Test Site; the U.S. Bombing and Gunnery Ranges; the various National Wildlife Refuges; the Lake Mead National Recreation Area (mineral leasing permitted); the Great Basin National Park; the Wilderness areas established by legislation in 1964

August 12, 2014
Book Collection, ID: B2014-028
Title: Tales of the Cochiti Indians
Author: Benedict, Ruth
Dates: 1931
Published: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology
Bulletin: 98
SuDoc: SI 2.3 : 98
Informant_4: a very different individual from the others. He spoke Spanish fairly, and had been an adventurer all his life. He is very old now, but a leading member of the principales.
"Since that time men have always had a difficult time to get salt. They have to remove all their clothes and even beads–naked as when they were born–and go in quiet as can be. They must not speak a word or laugh or make fun, and then they can take all they wish. If they speak or laugh or make fun, they will stand just where they are and die. It is always a great deal of trouble to bring the salt."

Book Collection, ID: B2014-028

Title: Tales of the Cochiti Indians

Author: Benedict, Ruth

Dates: 1931

Published: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology

Bulletin: 98

SuDoc: SI 2.3 : 98

Informant_4: a very different individual from the others. He spoke Spanish fairly, and had been an adventurer all his life. He is very old now, but a leading member of the principales.

"Since that time men have always had a difficult time to get salt. They have to remove all their clothes and even beads–naked as when they were born–and go in quiet as can be. They must not speak a word or laugh or make fun, and then they can take all they wish. If they speak or laugh or make fun, they will stand just where they are and die. It is always a great deal of trouble to bring the salt."

August 11, 2014
Book Collection, ID: B2014-026
Title: The Thousand Mile Summer, in desert and high sierra
Author: Fletcher, Colin
Date(s): 1958; 1964; 1966
Sections: In San Francisco; Up the Colorado; Across the Mojave; Through Death Valley; Beyond the Panamints; Over White Mountain; Into Bodie; Beside the Silver King; Along the High Sierra; Down the Home Stretch
"There is a peculiar satisfaction about choosing a really good campsite from the map…"

Book Collection, ID: B2014-026

Title: The Thousand Mile Summer, in desert and high sierra

Author: Fletcher, Colin

Date(s): 1958; 1964; 1966

Sections: In San Francisco; Up the Colorado; Across the Mojave; Through Death Valley; Beyond the Panamints; Over White Mountain; Into Bodie; Beside the Silver King; Along the High Sierra; Down the Home Stretch

"There is a peculiar satisfaction about choosing a really good campsite from the map…"

July 17, 2014
Document Collection, ID: DA2013-002.04
Title: Examination on the Rules, Maintenance of Way, and Structures
Creator: Southern Pacific Transportation Company
other_numbers: CS-2186-K [REV 6/1/90]
found_Location: Crew Shack, Amedee Rd, Wendell, California [Coordinates 40.3480650081, -120.23230433]
Rights_of_Way: Southern Pacific (Modoc); Union Pacific
Trackage: None (scrap of various states)
Travel: by four and four; by site (sight) and inquiries of recognition; biomass intrusion; by deep red ballast on the old old way; by coterminous dust; by ignition danger; by trespassing the hot white sun

Document Collection, ID: DA2013-002.04

Title: Examination on the Rules, Maintenance of Way, and Structures

Creator: Southern Pacific Transportation Company

other_numbers: CS-2186-K [REV 6/1/90]

found_Location: Crew Shack, Amedee Rd, Wendell, California [Coordinates 40.3480650081, -120.23230433]

Rights_of_Way: Southern Pacific (Modoc); Union Pacific

Trackage: None (scrap of various states)

Travel: by four and four; by site (sight) and inquiries of recognition; biomass intrusion; by deep red ballast on the old old way; by coterminous dust; by ignition danger; by trespassing the hot white sun

July 16, 2014
Book Collection, ID: B2014-017
Title: Native Trees of the San Francisco Bay Region
Author(s): Metcalf, Woodbridge
Illustrator(s): Pomeroy, Fred; Pomeroy, Mary B.; Murman, Eugene
Price: $1.50 (not fulfilled)
Branch_Terminology: Vascular Bundle Scar; Lenticel; Leaf Scar; Terminal Bud Scale Scar; Node; Internode; Lateral Bud; Terminal Bud
Tree_Terminology: Root; Trunk or Bole; Head or Crown; Branch; Spray
"One of the largest and most stately timber trees of the world, the Sugar Pine occasionally reaches a diameter of 10 ft. and a height of 250 ft. The long, horizontal branches with pendent, pitch-encrusted cones at their tips make the mighty trees veritable "towers of jewels" in the sun."

Book Collection, ID: B2014-017

Title: Native Trees of the San Francisco Bay Region

Author(s): Metcalf, Woodbridge

Illustrator(s): Pomeroy, Fred; Pomeroy, Mary B.; Murman, Eugene

Price: $1.50 (not fulfilled)

Branch_Terminology: Vascular Bundle Scar; Lenticel; Leaf Scar; Terminal Bud Scale Scar; Node; Internode; Lateral Bud; Terminal Bud

Tree_Terminology: Root; Trunk or Bole; Head or Crown; Branch; Spray

"One of the largest and most stately timber trees of the world, the Sugar Pine occasionally reaches a diameter of 10 ft. and a height of 250 ft. The long, horizontal branches with pendent, pitch-encrusted cones at their tips make the mighty trees veritable "towers of jewels" in the sun."

July 14, 2014
Book Collection, ID: B2014-018
Title: South Dakota, A guide to the State
Series_note: American Guide Series (Illustrated)
Series_note: Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration
Author(s): Reese, M. Lisle
other_numbers: 5234043; 5.00; 52-7601; 917.83 F29s2 cop4; 3 1148 00087 5062
Following_localities: Mdewakanton–(Mday-wah-kan-ton) “Mystery Lake Village”; Wahpekute–(Wah-pay-koo-tay) “Shooters among the leaves (of deciduous trees)”; Wahpeton–(Way-pay-ton) “Village among the leaves (of deciduous trees)”; Sisiton–(See-see-ton) “Marsh Village”; Yankton–(Ee-angk-ton) “End Village”; Yaktonais–(Ee-angk-ton-aye) “Little-end Village”; Teton–(Tee-ton) “Dwellers on the Prairie”; Sicangu–(Si-chang-hu) “Burned Thighs” (also called Brule); Itazipco–(Ee-tah-zip-cho) “Without a bow” (also called Sansarc); Sihasapa–(See-hah-sah-pah) “Black Feet”; Miniconjou–(Miniikanyedan wojupi) (Mnee-ko-jou) “Those who plant beside the stream”; Oohenonpa–(O-o-hay-non-pah) “Two boilings,” called “Two Kettles”; Oglala–(O-glah-la) “To scatter one’s own”; Hunkpapa–(Hung-kpah-pah) “End of the circle”
"Throughout South Dakota, a stranger will notice in the cities and along the highways a human familiarity like that of a small village. On the streets the resident speaks to nearly everyone, and calls by their first names half of those he meets."

Book Collection, ID: B2014-018

Title: South Dakota, A guide to the State

Series_note: American Guide Series (Illustrated)

Series_note: Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration

Author(s): Reese, M. Lisle

other_numbers: 5234043; 5.00; 52-7601; 917.83 F29s2 cop4; 3 1148 00087 5062

Following_localities: Mdewakanton–(Mday-wah-kan-ton) “Mystery Lake Village”; Wahpekute–(Wah-pay-koo-tay) “Shooters among the leaves (of deciduous trees)”; Wahpeton–(Way-pay-ton) “Village among the leaves (of deciduous trees)”; Sisiton–(See-see-ton) “Marsh Village”; Yankton–(Ee-angk-ton) “End Village”; Yaktonais–(Ee-angk-ton-aye) “Little-end Village”; Teton–(Tee-ton) “Dwellers on the Prairie”; Sicangu–(Si-chang-hu) “Burned Thighs” (also called Brule); Itazipco–(Ee-tah-zip-cho) “Without a bow” (also called Sansarc); Sihasapa–(See-hah-sah-pah) “Black Feet”; Miniconjou–(Miniikanyedan wojupi) (Mnee-ko-jou) “Those who plant beside the stream”; Oohenonpa–(O-o-hay-non-pah) “Two boilings,” called “Two Kettles”; Oglala–(O-glah-la) “To scatter one’s own”; Hunkpapa–(Hung-kpah-pah) “End of the circle”

"Throughout South Dakota, a stranger will notice in the cities and along the highways a human familiarity like that of a small village. On the streets the resident speaks to nearly everyone, and calls by their first names half of those he meets."

June 30, 2014
Book Collection, ID: B2014-021
Title: The Nevada Desert
Author: Wheeler, Sessions S. [not from old catalog]
Dates: 1971
Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd
Deserts: The Desert; The Dreaded Forty-Mile Desert; The Black Rock Desert–Indian Stronghold; The Mohave Desert
"Where lakes had sparkled for endless miles, only sand and baked mud flats remained. The great southern meadows were gone and with them the large mammals they had sustained. Clouds of white dust swept upward from alkali-coated playas as winds built dunes of shifting sand; and under the glare of the summer sun, distance had no ending. And so, to the first white men who ventured there, the uncharted land seemed barren and forbidding–and they named it desert"

Book Collection, ID: B2014-021

Title: The Nevada Desert

Author: Wheeler, Sessions S. [not from old catalog]

Dates: 1971

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd

Deserts: The Desert; The Dreaded Forty-Mile Desert; The Black Rock Desert–Indian Stronghold; The Mohave Desert

"Where lakes had sparkled for endless miles, only sand and baked mud flats remained. The great southern meadows were gone and with them the large mammals they had sustained. Clouds of white dust swept upward from alkali-coated playas as winds built dunes of shifting sand; and under the glare of the summer sun, distance had no ending. And so, to the first white men who ventured there, the uncharted land seemed barren and forbidding–and they named it desert"

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