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Abbott, C. E. “A Limestone Mine in the Birmingham District,” American Inst. Min. Met. Eng. Trans. vol. 129, 1938. 62-75.

Abbott, John S. The History of Maine: From the Earliest Discovery of th Region by the Northmen Until the Present Time, Including a Narrative of the Voyages and Explorations of the Early Adventurers, the Manners and Customs of the Indian Tribes, the Hardships of the First Settlers, the Conflicts with the Savages, and the Gradual Advancement of the State to its Present Aspect of Opulence, Culture and Refinement. Published by B.B. Russell, 55 Cornhill. Portland: John Russell, 1875. 556 pp. (Some of the subjects include: Ship-building, railroads, slate quarries, and the Little Blue Quarry.)

Abel, Ernest L., Michael L. Kruger, and Jason R. Abel. “Beth El: Michigan’s Oldest Jewish Cemetery.” Markers XXV: 25th Anniversary Edition, Association For Gravestone Studies, Richard E. Meyer and Gary L. Collison, eds., pp. 66-93.

Abel, Sir F.A. Memorandum...of the results of experiments into the comparative qualities and fitness for building purposes of samples of stone from different quarries in the Island of Portland. Papers of the Corps of Royal Engineers, ser. 2, 12, 1863, p. 6 - XXX (Dorset) (UK).

Aber, Susan Ward, and David A. Grisafe. Petrographic Characteristics of Kansas Building Limestones. Lawrence, Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey. Distributed from Lawrence, University of Kansas Publications, 1982.

"Acidic Eruptives of Northeastern Maryland," Amer. Geol., vol. xv, 1895. 39-46. (Entry from the Bibliography, The History of the Quarrying Industry chapter, of Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

Act of Parliament 1847 An Act for authorizing leases to be granted for quarrying and mining purposes of certain estates is the Isle of Purbeck in the County of Dorset, subject to the uses of the Will of Maria Sophia Richards Spinster, deceased. 10 & 11 Victoria Cap. 31: 1005 - 1031. (UK) 27 pp.

Adamowicz, Laurent. “Codes and Symbols of European Tools.” (Part I, in The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association, Inc., Vol. 60, No. 1, March 2007.)

Adams, C. B. First Annual Report on the Geology of Vermont. Burlington: 1845. (Includes information on marble in Vermont, 39-43)

Adams, C. B. Second Annual Report on the Geology of Vermont, Burlington. 1846. 233-236. (Includes information on marble in Vermont)

Adams, F. D., and J. T. Nicholson. "An Experimental Investigation into the Flow of Marble," Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. London, vol. 195, pt. A, 1901. 363-401, Pls. XXII-XXV. Abstract, Am. Jour. Sci., 4th ser., vol. 10, 1900, 401-403.

Adams, F. D., assisted by E. G. Coker. "An Experimental Investigation into the Flow of Rocks," Am. Jour. Sci., 4th ser., vol. 29, 1910. 465-487, Pls. II-IV.

Adams, F. D., and Barlow, A. E. Geology of the Halliburton and Bancroft Areas, Ontario: Canada Department of Mines, Memoir No. 6, 1910.

Adams, G. I., Butts, Charles, Stepheneson, L. W., and Cooke, Wythe, Geology of Alabama. Alabama Geological Survey Spec. Rept. 14, 1926. 312 pp.

Adams, G. I, Erasmus Haworth, and W. R. Crane. Economic Geology of the Iola Quadrangle, Kansas, Bulletin 238. United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office. 1904, 83 pp.

Adie, Alexander J. "On the Expansion of Different Kinds of Stone from an Increase of Temperature, with a Description of the Pyrometer Used in Making the Experiments," Trans. Royal Society of Edinburgh, vol. 13, 1836.

Agosta, Lucien L., III. “Speaking Stones: New England Grave Carving and the Emblematic Tradition,” Markers III, pp. 47-70, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Aikin, William E. A. "Some Notices on the Geology of the Country Between Baltimore and the Ohio River, with a Section Illustrating the Superposition of the Rocks," Amer. Jour. Sci., vol. xxvi, 1834. 219-232, plate. (Entry from the Bibliography, The History of the Quarrying Industry chapter, of Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

Airs, Malcom. The Tudor and Jacobean Country House: A Building History. 1998. 240 pp.

Al-Khersan, H. F. Carbonate Petrography of the Red Eagle Limestone (Lower Permian), Southern Kansas, and North-Central Oklahoma, (abstract). Dissertation Abstracts International, Section B, vol. 30, no. 3, 1969. p. 1194B. (Citation from the Kansas Geological Survey Online Bibliography on Geology.)

Alabama Geological Society. Alabama Piedmont Geology, Second Annual Field Trip, Guidebook. University of Alabama, December 1964. 64 pp.

Alabama Geological Society. Structural Development of the Southernmost Appalachians, Third Annual Field Trip, Guidebook. University of Alabama, 1965. 69 pp.

Alabama Geological Society. Structural Development of the Southernmost Appalachians, Third Annual Field Trip, 1965, Guidebook: University of Alabama. 69 pp.

Alden, W. C. "The Stone Industry in the Vicinity of Chicago, Illinois," United States Geological SurveyBulletin 213, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1903. 357-360.

Aldrich, Lewis Case. History of Bennington County, Vermont. Syracuse, New York: D. Mason & Co., 1889.

Alexander, T. R. "Portland Cement and Concrete," in Leighow, R. G., Chemistry of Engineering Materials. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1942. pp. 487.

Allen, Donald G. Barre Granite Heritage with Guide to the Cemeteries (Vermont), The Friends of the Aldrich Public Library, 1997.

Allen, John Eliot. Geology of the San Juan Bautista Quadrangle, California. Other Titles: San Juan Bautista Quadrangle, California, publisher: San Francisco: California Division of Mines, Geologic Branch, 1946.

Allen, Rhesa M. Jr. Geology and Mineral Resources of Greene and Madison Counties (Virginia), Charlottesville, Virginia. Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Conservation and Development, Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, James L. Calver, Commissioner; Bulletin 78, 1963. (There is an illustration of Flagstone quarry in Swift Run formation.)

Allport, Susan. Sermons in Stone: The Stone Walls of New England and New York. 1st ed., New York: W.W. Norton, c1990. 205. ISBN:0393028666.

Alt, David, and Donald W. Hyndman. Roadside Geology of Idaho. Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated, September 1989. Paperback, 403 pp., ISBN: 0878422196.

Alt, David, and Donald W. Hyndman. Roadside Geology of Montana. Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated, December 1986. Paperback, 427 pp., ISBN: 0878422021.

Alt, David, and Donald W. Hyndman. Roadside Geology of Northern and Central California. Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated, November 1999. Paperback, 369 pp., ISBN: 0878424091.

Alt, David D., and Donald W. Hyndman. Roadside Geology of Northern California. Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Co., 1975.

Alt, David. Roadside Geology of the Northern Rockies. Mountain Press Publishing Company, June 1972, Paperback, ASIN: 0878420290.

Alt, David, and Donald W. Hyndman. Roadside Geology of Oregon. Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated, January 1981. Paperback, 278 pp., ISBN: 0878420630.

Alt, David, and Donald W. Hyndman. Roadside Geology of Washington. Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated, August 1984. Paperback, 288 pp., ISBN: 0878421602.

Alt, David, and Donald W. Hyndman. Rocks, Ice, and Water. Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated, January 1973. Paperback, 104 pp., ISBN: 087842041X.

Altamura, Robert James. Bedrock Mines and Quarries of Connecticut. Compiled by Robert J. Altamura, publisher: Hartford, Connecticut: Geological and Natural History Survey, 1987.

Ambler, Cathy. “The New Deal’s Landscape Legacy in Kansas Cemeteries,” in Markers XV, Association for Gravestone Studies, 1998.

American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, The. Industrial Minerals and Rocks. Nonmetallics other than Fuels, 2nd ed., 1949. 1097 pp. (A few of the subjects covered are: lime and slate.)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers. “Materials in Construction,” in The Engineering Index for 1907, pp. 33-42. (Some of the materials covered in this book include: Brick, building stone, cement, concrete, marbles, mortar, plaster of Paris, road-making stone, steel, and timber/wood.) (The book is available at Google Book Search – Full View Books for reading or downloading to your computer.)

American Society for Testing & Materials. Book of ASTM Standards, vol. 04.08, Philadelphia: 1991c. 1-33.

Ames, J. A. High-Calcium Limestones in the Area Served by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Baltimore: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Co., 1949.

Amoroso, Giovanni G., and Vasco Fassina. Stone Decay and Conservation: Atmospheric Pollution, Cleaning, Consolidation, and Protection. Foreword by S. Z. Lewin. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1983.

Anderson, Alfred. Geology and Mineral Resources of the Salmon Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho, Pamphlet #106, State of Idaho, Bureau of Mines and Geology, Moscow, Idaho: University of Idaho, 1956, 102 pp.

Anderson, M. B. “Sketch of the Life of Professor Chester Dewey, D.D., LL.D.Annual Report Smithsonian Sintn. for 1870, 1971, pp. 232-240.

Angus, Margaret. The Old Stones of Kinston: Its Buildings Before 1867. University of Toronto Press Toronto, Canada, 1966.

Annual Report of the Geologist of Maryland, 1838. 8 vo., 33 pp., map and illustrations. Annapolis, 1839.; Md. House of Delegates, Dec. Sess., 1838. (Entry from the Bibliography, The History of the Quarrying Industry chapter, of Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

Annual Report of the Geologist of Maryland, 1839. 8 vo., Annapolis, 1840. 45 pp. Md. House of Delegates, Dec. Sess., 1839. (Entry from the Bibliography, The History of the Quarrying Industry chapter, of Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

Annual Report of the Geologist of Maryland, 1840. 8 vo., 46 pp., map and sections, Annapolis, 1840. Another edition, 8 vo., 59 pp. and 3 plates; also Md. House of Delegates, Dec. Sess., 1840, n. d., 8 vo., 43 pp., 3 plates. (Entry from the Bibliography, The History of the Quarrying Industry chapter, of Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

Anthony, John W., Eldred D. Wilson, and Richard T. Moore. Bibliography of the Geology and Mineral Resources of Arizona 1939-1952. Arizona Bureau of Mines, Geological Series No. 20, Bulletin No. 161, 1953.

Argall, G. O., Jr. "Industrial Minerals of Colorado," Colorado School of Mines Quarterly, vol. 44, no. 2, 1949. 320-338.

Arkell, William Joscelyn. Oxford Stone. London: Faber & Faber, 1947.

Arkell, W(illiam). J. The Portland Beds of the Dorset Mainland (UK). Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 46, 301-347, 1935. (Subdivisions of the Portland Stone, much repeated in Arkell, 1947.)

Arkell, William Joscelyn, and S. I. Tomkeieff. English Rock Terms, Chiefly As Used By Miners and Quarrymen. London: Oxford University Press, 1953.

Armstrong, A. T. (compiled by). Handbook on Quarrying. 4th ed., South Australia: Department of Mines and Energy, South Australia, Adelaide, Government Printer, 1983. ISBN:0724361944.

Arnold, Bob. On Stone. Origin, 1988.

Arnold, Dieter. Building in Egypt: Pharaonic Stone Masonry. Oxford University Press, 1997. 336. ISBN: 0195113748.

Arnold, Walter S. Staglieno – The Art of the Marble Carver: The magnificent Outdoor Sculpture Museum and Monumental Cemetery, Genoa, Italy. Edgecliff Press, LLC, Cincinnati, Ohio, August, 2009, 88 pp. ISBN: 978-0-9819271-4-5, LCCN: 2009933242. (The following description of the book is from Walter Arnold’s web site: “In his new book, Walter Arnold acts as a personal guide through this monumental cemetery as he shares his insight into some of the secrets locked in these marble sculptures. In addition, Mr. Arnold explains the processes and the roles of the artisans that transformed massive blocks of stone into these intricate and dramatic memorials.”)

Arts & Entertainment (A&E) Home Video. Great Builders of Egypt (video). "This is the definitive video of the grandest engineering accomplishments of the ancient world, from the Great Pyramid at Giza to the Temple of Amun at Karnak. 100 mins."

Arts & Entertainment (A&E) Home Video. The Great Pyramids of Giza and Other Pyramids. "Venture inside some of world's most famous and fascinating structures in search of answers to their timeless mysteries. 50 Minutes."

Arts & Entertainment (A&E) Home Video. Modern Marvels: Quarries. "Get the scoop on how the raw materials of civilization are removed from the earth and transformed into roads, buildings, bridges and more. 50 Minutes."

Arts & Entertainment (A&E) Home Video. Mummies & The Wonders of Ancient Egypt (set). "Journey back to the rich and fantastic world of Ancient Egypt with this lavish collection hosted by Frank Langella. 220 mins.; 4 videos. 220 Minutes."

Ashcraft, Mary Ann. “Carving a Path to Freedom: The Life and Work of African American Stonecarver Sebastian ‘Boss’ Hammond,” Markers XXI, Association for Gravestone Studies, pp. 12-39.

Ashley, G. H. Pennsylvania Geological Survey. A Syllabus of Pennsylvania Geology and Mineral Resources. 4th ser., Bulletin G1, 1931. 160 pp.

Ashley, G. H. Pennsylvania Geological Survey. The Scenery of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th Ser. Bulletin G6, 1933. 91 pp.

Ashpitel, Arthur, Esq, and William Hosking. Treatise on Architecture Including the Arts of Construction, Building, Stone-Masonry, Arch, Carpentry, Roof, Joinery, and Strength of Materials, Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1867, 311 pages. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format on Google Book Search.)

Ashurst, John, and Francis G. Dimes, editors. Conservation of Building and Decorative Stone. Oxford, U.K.; Woburn, Mass., Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998. ISBN:0750638982.

Ashurst, John. Stone in Building: Its Use and Potential Today. John Ashurst and Francis G. Dimes, London: Architectural Press, 1977.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Analyzing Cemetery Data - Projects for the Classroom, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #1, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Basic Guide to Carver Research, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #6, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. “Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative: ‘Eliot Burying Ground,’ ‘Dorchester North Burying Ground,’ ‘Copp’s Hill Burying Ground,’” (Massachusetts) in Markers VII, Association for Gravestone Studies, 1990.

Association for Gravestone Studies. The Care of Old Cemeteries and Gravestones, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #12, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Cemeteries Listed in the National Register, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #2, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Cleaning Masonry Burial Monuments, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #4, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Conference Guide 1: Capital District, New York Cemeteries, Association for Gravestone Studies. (This is a guide to the most interesting cemeteries of the Albany, Troy, and Saratoga area.)

Association for Gravestone Studies. Conference Guide 2: Cemeteries in and Around New London, Connecticut, Association for Gravestone Studies. (This guide covers several cemeteries in the New London, Connecticut area.)

Association for Gravestone Studies. Conference Guide 3: Chicagoland Cemeteries, Association for Gravestone Studies. (In addition to the more well-known Chicago cemeteries this guide also includes many unusual and interesting ethnic cemeteries which reflect the region’s diverse population.)

Association for Gravestone Studies. Cemeteries in the Vicinity of Westfield, Massachusetts, Association for Gravestone Studies. (This guide covers cemeteries in Northern Connecticut, Suffield, Wilbraham, Longmeadow and the Springfield, Massachusetts area.)

Association for Gravestone Studies. Discussion and Research Topics (for educators), Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #18, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. “The Feltons of New Salem, Massachusetts,” Robert Drinkwater, in Jessie Lie Farber, ed., “Stonecutters and Their Works,” Markers IV, pp. 169-173, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Guide to Forming a Cemetery Friends Organization, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #3, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Gravestone Rubbing for Beginners, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #5, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. “Harriette Merrifield Forbes,” Markers VII, pp. vi, 1-2, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. How to Create a Base, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #14, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. “James Stanclift,” Sherry Stancliff, in Jessie Lie Farber, ed., “Stonecutters and Their Works,” Markers IV, pp. 154-159, Association for Gravestone Studies. (Connecticut, USA)

Association for Gravestone Studies. “Jonathan and John Loomis of Coventry, Connecticut,” James A. Slater, in Jessie Lie Farber, ed. “Stonecutters and Their Works,” Markers I, pp. 131-138, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Making Photographic Records of Gravestones, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #7, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Making Replicas, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #10, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Model Legislation, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #9, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. “The Old Gravestone - Hans Christian Andersen,” in Markers XX, Association for Gravestone Studies, 2003.

Association for Gravestone Studies. “The Papers of Dr. Ernest J. Caulfield on Connecticut Carvers and their Work,” Markers VIII, pp. 9-342, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Reading Weathered Marble Gravestones, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #11, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Recommendations for the Care of Gravestones, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #15, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Recording Cemetery Data, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #17, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. Regional Guide 1: Narragansett Bay Area Graveyards, Association for Gravestone Studies. (This guide locates over 50 Rhode Island and Massachusetts Graveyards.)

Association for Gravestone Studies, Regional Guide 2: Long Island, New York 17th and 18th Century Graveyards (including lower Manhattan Island), Association for Gravestone Studies. (Over 35 Long Island graveyards are rated according to the quantity and quality of the memorials.)

Association for Gravestone Studies. “Samuel Dwight: Vermont Gravestone Cutter,” Nancy Jean Melin, in Jessie Lie Farber, ed., “Stonecutters and Their Works,” IV, pp. 160-165, Association for Gravestone Studies. (New York, USA)

Association for Gravestone Studies. Symbolism in the Carving on Gravestones, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #8, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. A Technique for the Experienced Rubber, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #13, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for Gravestone Studies. What do you do When you Find a ‘Lost’ Gravestone?, Association for Gravestone Studies Field Guide #16, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones used in Antiquity. International Symposium (3rd: 1993: Athens, Greece) The Study of Marble and Other Stones Used In Antiquity, edited by Yannis Maniatis, Norman Herz and Yannis Basiakos (Other Titles: At head of title: Asmosia III Athens, Transactions of the 3rd International Symposium of the Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones used in Antiquity.) Transactions of the 3rd International Symposium of the Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones used in Antiquity, London: Archetype, 1995.

Atlas Powder Co. Explosives and Rock Blasting. Dallas, Texas: Field Technical Operations, Atlas Powder Co., c1987. ISBN:0961628405.

Atlas of Rutland County, Vermont, From Actual Surveys by an under the direction of F. W. Beers, Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1869. 41 pp. (Quarries mentioned are: Eagle and Copeland Slate Quarries and Pawlet and Poultney Slate Quarries.)

Atwood,W. W. "The Geology and Mineral Resources of Parts of Alaska Peninsula," United States Geological Survey Bulletin 467. United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1911. 137.

Aubury, Lewis E. (under the direction of). The Structural and Industrial Materials of California, Bulletin No. 38. State Mineralogist, California, State Mining Bureau, San Francisco, California: 1906.

Audenino, Patrizia. “The Paths of the Trade: Italian Stonemasons in the United States” in International Migration Review, Vol. 20, No. 4, Special Issue: Temporary Worker Programs: Mechanisms, Conditions, Consequences (Winter, 1986), pp. 779-795.

Auld, David Jr. The Slate Roofer. Cleveland, OH: Auld & Conger, 1891.

Austin, George S. Albuquerque Downtown, From A Geologic Point of View: A Walking Tour of the City Center. George S. Austin, Socorro: New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources, 1998.

Automobile Club of Southern California. The Mother Lode. Automobile Club of Southern California, Travel Publications Department, Los Angeles, California, 1988.

Automobile Club of Southern California. Averill, C. V., C. R. King, H. H. Symons, and F. F. Davis. California Mineral Production for 1946. California Division Mines Bulletin 139, 1948. 92 pp.

Averill, C. V. "Mineral Resources of Modoc County (California)," California Journal Mines and Geology, vol. 32, no. 4, 1936. 445-457.

Averill, C. V. "Mineral Resources of Plumas County (California),," California Journal Mines and Geology, vol. 33, 1937. 79-143.

Averill, C. V. "Mineral Resources of Trinity County (California)." California Journal Mines and Geology. vol. 37, no. 1, 1941. 8-90.

Averill, C. V. "Mines and Mineral Resources of Siskiyou County (California)," California Jour. Mines and Geology, vol. 31, no. 3, 1935. 255-338.

Averill, Charles V. Strategic Minerals of the Sacramento District, California, California Division Mines Report 39. 1943. 39 pp.

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