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Pacific Stone Company. Ransome's Patent Stone...Ransome's Indurating Process, for Hardening and Preserving Natural Stones. Grindstones, Water and Acid Filters. San Francisco: The Pacific Stone Company 1871 (?).)

Page, Chas. G. To the Building Committee of the Smithsonian Institution on the Action of Frost Upon Certain Materials for Building According to the Brard Process. In Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. Sen. Doc. 30th Congress, 1st Session, No. 23, pp. 20-22. (Entry from the Bibliography, The History of the Quarrying Industry chapter, of Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

Page, John Lloyd Warden. The North Coast of Cornwall: Its scenery, its people, its antiquities and its legends. With Map and Ilustrations, and an Appendix on the Geology, Truro: Joseph Pollard, Booksellers & Publishers 1897, 283 pp. (Chapter V. Tintagel. Quarries in the Cliff-Stone Fences. Chapter VI. Between Tintagel And Pentire. Slate Quarries-Delabole and its Quarries.)

Paige, Sidney. "The Central Black Hills," U. S. Geological Survey Folio 219, U. S. Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1925.

Paige, S. Geologic Atlas of The United States Llano Burnet Folio Texas. U. S. Geological Survey Atlas Folio 183, 1912.

Paige, Sidney. Investigations Relating to Building Stones by the United States Geological Survey in 1908 - Building Stones. Marble Prospects in the Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona. (Advance chapter from Bulletin No. 380, Contributions to Economic Geology, 1908, Part I.) Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey, Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1909.

Paige, Sidney. "Marble Prospects in the Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona," Bulletin 380. United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1909. 299-311.

Paige, Sidney. "Mineral Resources of the Llano-Burnet Region, Texas," Bulletin 450, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1911. 103 pp.

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman, and Clifford Frondel. The System of Mineralogy. 7th ed., New York, John Wiley & Sons, v. 2, 1951. 1124 pp.

Pallister, H. D. Index to the Minerals and Rocks of Alabama. Alabama Geological Survey Bulletin 65, 1955. 55 pp.

Panofsky, Erwin. Gothic Architecture and Scholasticism. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1951.

Papke, Keith G., and John W. Bell. Las Vegas SE Folio, Energy and Mineral Resources Map. Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 1978.

Papke, Keith G., and Richard B. Jones. Washoe City Folio, Energy and Mineral Resources Map. (Map) Reno, Nev.: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 1978.

Park, John R. A Guidebook to Mining In America: Volume 1: West (The Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and farther West). Miami, Florida: Stonerose Publishing Co., April, 2000, available at Stonerose Publishing Company.

Park, John R. A Guidebook to Mining In America: Volume 2: East (Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and farther East). Miami, Florida: Stonerose Publishing Co., April, 2000, available at Stonerose Publishing Company.

Park, John R. Maryland Mining Heritage Guide. Miami, Florida: Stonerose Publishing Co., 2002, available at Stonerose Publishing Company.

Park, John R. Missouri Mining Heritage Guide. Miami, Florida: Stonerose Publishing Co., 2005, available at Stonerose Publishing Company.

Park, John R. New Mexico Mining Heritage Guide. Miami, Florida: Stonerose Publishing Co., May 2003, available at Stonerose Publishing Company.

Parker, J. M., III. Geology and Structure of Part of the Spruce Pine District, North Carolina. North Carolina Division of Mineral Resources Bulletin 65, 1952. 26 pp.

Parker, John H. An Introduction to the Study of Gothic Architecture, London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1925.

Parks, Bryan, and J.M. Hansell. Black Marbles of Northern Arkansas, with a Section on Their Economic Possibilities. Arkansas Geological Survey; 1932. 51 pp. (The black marble deposits described in this report are exposed for more than 200 miles in Independence, Cleburne, Stone, and Searcy counties. They are the only deposits of true black marble known to occur in the United States. With the exception of the Arkansas product, all the true black marble used in this country is imported from Belgium. This report is an attempt to call attention to the distribution and quality of the stone, the prevailing markets, and the possibilities for developing the industry.)

Parks, W. A. The Building and Ornamental Stones of Ontario. Official Report of the Mines Branch, Ontario, 1911. (Marble, pp. 74-76. Abstract in The Quarry, March, 1912, p. 75.)

Parks, W. A. Report on the Building and Ornamental Stones of Canada, Vol. 2, Maritime Provinces. Canada Department of Mines (No. 203). 1914. (New Brunswick and Nova Scotia granites and black granites, 107-152) 264 pp. (Detailed work dealing in five volumes with building and ornamental stones of Canada by region. The principal focus is on geology, varieties of stone of economic importance, locations and owners of important quarries, economic aspects, technical quarrying and testing information, and specific buildings using the types of stone discussed.)

Parks, William Arthur. Report on the Building and Ornamental Stones of Canada, Vol. I-V. Ottawa, Government Printing Bureau, 1912-17. 1917. (Contents: v. 1. By W. A. Parks. Pt. 1. Introductory. Stones Used for Building and Ornamental Purposes: Their Properties, Occurrence, Uses, Methods of Quarrying, and Testing.--pt. 2. Systematic Description of the Building and Ornamental Stones of Ontario [that part lying south of the Ottawa and the French rivers] 1912.--v. 2. Maritime Provinces, by W. A. Parks. 1914.--v. 3. Province of Quebec, by W. A. Parks. 1914.--v. 4. Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, by W. A. Parks. 1916.--v. 5. Province of British Columbia.)

Parks, W. A. Report on the Building and Ornamental Stones of Canada, Vol. 3, Province of Quebec. Canada Department of Mines (No. 279) 1914. (Granites, gneisses, and black granites, pp. 139-191)

Parks, William Arthur. Report on the Building and Ornamental Stones of Canada. Vol. IV. Ottawa, Government Printing Bureau, 1912-17. 1917. (Contents: v. 1. By W. A. Parks. Pt. 1. Introductory. Stones Used for Building and Ornamental Purposes: Their Properties, Occurrence, Uses, Methods of Quarrying, and Testing.--pt. 2. Systematic Description of the Building and Ornamental Stones of Ontario [that part lying south of the Ottawa and the French rivers] 1912.--v. 2. Maritime Provinces, by W. A. Parks. 1914.--v. 3. Province of Quebec, by W. A. Parks. 1914.--v. 4. Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, by W. A. Parks. 1916.--v. 5. Province of British Columbia.)

Parks, W. A. Report on the Building and Ornamental Stones of Canada. Vol. V., Province of British Columbia. Canada Department of Mines, 1917. 65-124, 186-192. (British Columbia; Canada; Mines Branch.) Ottawa: Canada. Department of Mines (paper covers) 1917. 236 pp. (Detailed work dealing in five volumes with building and ornamental stones of Canada by region. The principal focus is on geology, varieties of stone of economic importance, locations and owners of important quarries, economic aspects, technical quarrying and testing information, and specific buildings using the types of stone discussed.)

Parrish. "History of the Slate Trade in America," Am. Jour. Mining, II, 1866-1867. In Johns Hopkins Library. (Note from Slate Deposits and Industry of United States.)

Parsons A.B. (editor) Seventy-Five Years of Progress in the Mineral Industry 1871-1946. The American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, New York, 1947, 817 pp.

Parsons, C. L. Notes on Mineral Wastes, Bulletin 47. U.S. Geological Survey, Washington, 1912, 44 pp.

Parsons, David (editor). Stone Quarrying and Building in England, AD 43-1525. Chichester, Sussex: Phillimore in association with the Royal Archaeological Institute, c1990. ISBN:0850337682.

Partridge, Robert. Transport in Ancient Egypt. London: Rubicon Press, 1996. (This book is divided into section on land and water transportation.)

Patterson, Nancy-Lou. “United Above Though Parted Below: The Hand as Symbol on Nineteenth Century Southwest Ontario Gravestones,” Markers VI, pp. 180-206, Association for Gravestone Studies. (Ontario, Canada)

Pattison, S. R. "Slate and Slate Quarries Geologically and Commercially Considered," Letters to the Mining Journal, England, 1866.

Patton, J. B. "Industrial Limestone in Indiana," Scientific Monthly, vol. 72, 1951. 252+.

Patton, Jacob Harris. Natural Resources of the United States. New York and Londond: D. Appleton and Company, 1899. (“Building-Stone,” pp. 276-290; “Marbles of Finer Grade,” pp. 291-296; “Abrasive Materials,” pp. 297-303. This book is available for reading on the Internet Archive.)

Patton, John B. The Patton Glossary of Building Stone and Masonry Terms. Bedford, Indiana: Indiana Limestone Institute of America, 1992 (?).

Paton, Todd. The Rock of Ages Story (Vermont). Rock of Ages Corp., 2003.

Peach, B. N., H. Kynaston, Muff, H. G., et al. "The Geology of the Seaboard of Mid Argyll, Including the Islands of Luing, Scarba, the Garvellachs, and the Lesser Isles, Together with the Northern Part of Jura and a Small Portion of Mull," Expl. Sheet 36, Glasgow, 1909.

Peach, Benjamin L.L.D., F.R.S. Chapters on the Geology of Scotland. Oxford University Press, 1930.

Pearl, Richard M. Colorado Gem Trails and Mineral Guide. 3rd Ed., Swallow Press, 1971.

Pearl, Richard M. Nature as Sculpture: A Geologic Interpretation of Colorado Scenery. Denver Museum of Natural History Popular Series No. 6, Revised Edition, 1956.

Pearson, Lynn F. Mausoleums. Album 396, Buckinghamshire, UK: Shire Publications, 40 pp. ISBN 0 7478 0518 0 ("The author reveals the history of mausoleums - magnificent, monumental tombs which are often haunting, powerful buildings in evocative sites.")

Pearson, Lynn F. Piers and other Seaside Architecture. Album 406, Buckinghamshire, UK: Shire Publications, 40 pp. ISBN 0 7478 0539 9. ("The author outlines the fascinating history of pier and pavilion construction, using many delightful colour illustrations.")

Penhallegon, William James. Building Sandstones of Northern Alabama. University, Alabama, 1940. (Series: Alabama State Geologist Circular No. 13. At head of title: Geological Survey of Alabama "Published in cooperation with the Tennessee Valley Authority.")

Penneman, N. M. Geology and Mineral Resources of the St. Louis Quadrangle, Bulletin 438. United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1911.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Statistics and Information. Pennsylvania's Mineral Heritage. Harrisburg, Pa.: Department of Internal Affairs, 1944. 248 pp.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Statistics (compiled by). Sixth Industrial Directory of The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, compiled by the Bureau of Statistics, Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs, 1928. 1124 pp. (This book contains names and information of manufacturing, mining, and other industrial companies which operate plants in Pennsylvania.)

Pennsylvania Geological Survey. Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, 1874. Board of Commissioners for the Second Geological Survey, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: 1875. (Some of the topics covered are: Report of Progress In The Venango County District, by John F. Carli, and Observations on The Geology Around Warren, by F.A. Randall; Note on The Comparative Geology of Northeastern Ohio and Northwestern Pennsylvania and Western New York, by J. P. Lesley.)

Pennsylvania Geological Survey. Pennsylvania Geological Survey Annual Report 1886, Part IV. (Some subjects included are: Limestone Quarries of the Cumberland-Lebanon Valley; Limestone quarries in Franklin County; and references to names of mines, quarries, and methods.)

Pennsylvania Slate Institute. From Rock To Roof: What You Need To Know About Slate, Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Slate Institute. (There is no date of publication, possibly early 1920s or 1930s based on the photographs.)

The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, #378. February 24, 1838.

The Penny Magazine of the Society for the diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Supplement.  “A Day at The London Marble-Works,” Vol. X, No. 604, pp. 337-344.

Penoyre, J. and J. Houses in the Landscape: A Regional Study of Vernacular Building Styles in England & Wales. Faber & Faber, 1978.

Pepin, David. Discovering Cathedrals. Db 112, Buckinghamshire, UK: Shire Publications, 176 pp, ISBN 0 7478 0173 8. ("There are 48 Anglican cathedrals in England and Wales. Some of them are ancient places of worship, rich in history and of grand proportions; others are more recent structures, of the best of contemporary craftsmanship. In this book the major cathedral-building periods are described together with descriptions of all 48 English and Welsh Anglican cathedrals and a sketch plan of each. Roman Catholic cathedrals are dealt with at length, especially those in London and Liverpool, and for Scotland the author gives a brief description of the ancient cathedrals, now mainly ruinous, and lists those of the Episcopal and Roman Catholic churches.")

Pepper, J. F., W. DeWitt, Jr., and D. F. Demaraest. "Geology of the Bedford Shale and Berea Sandstone in the Appalachian Basin," U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 259, 1954. 111 pp.

Perath, Ithamar. Stone Building and Building Stone in Israel: A Historical Review. Jerusalem: Geological Survey of Israel, 1984. (Reportedly available from the Israel Geological Survey.)

Performance of Historic Stone Building Materials and Systems: Observations By Architects, Engineers and Building Conservators: Excerpts From Workshop Discussions Held on August 10, 1987. Funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Cultural Resources Acid Rain Research Program, Washington, D. C.?: The Agency, 1988.

Perkins, G. H. Report on the Marble, Slate, and Granite Industries of Vermont. 1898.

Perkins, G. H. Report of State Geologist on the Mineral Resources of Vermont, 1899-1900. (slate, pp. 17-30; granite, pp. 57-77) 1900.

Perkins, G. H. Reports of the State Geologist on the Mineral Industries and Geology of Certain Areas of Vermont: Third, for 1901-2, 41-44, 88-90; Fourth, for 1903-4, 44-47, 143, Pls. XX-XXIV; Fifth, for 1905-6, 4-7, 53-61; Sixth, for 1907-8, 9-32, 189-209, 221-264, Pls. I-VI, XXXIX; Seventh, for 1909-10, 298,308-309, 318-320, 332-336, 349-351, Pls. LII, LXVII, LXIX-LXXI.

Perkins, George H. Report of the State Geologist on the Mineral Industries and Geology of Certain Areas of Vermont, 1903-1904. 4th of Series. Montpelier, VT: Argus and Patrick Printing House, 1904.

Perkins, George H. Report of the State Geologist on the Mineral Industries and Geology of Certain Areas of Vermont, 1905-1906. 5th of Series. Montpelier, VT: Argus and Patriot Press, 1906.

Perkins, George H. Report of the State Geologist on the Mineral Industries and Geology of Certain Areas of Vermont, 1907-1908. 1908.

Perkins, George H. Report of the State Geologist on the Mineral Industries and Geology of Vermont, 1911-1912. 8th of Series. Montpelier, VT: Capital City Press, 1912.

Perkins, George H., Report on the Marble, Slate, and Granite Industries of Vermont. 1898. 10+.

Perkins, G. H. "The Marble Industry of Vermont," Vermont State Geologist 18th Report, 1931-1932. 1932. 1-315.

Perkins, George H. "The Winooski or Wakefield Marble of Vermont," Am. Naturalist, vol. 19, 1885, pp. 128-136. Abstract, Proc. Am. Assoc. Adv. Sci., vol. 31, 1882, 388.

Perkins, J. W., A. T. Brooks, and A. E. McR Pearce. Bath Stone: A Quarry History. University College, Cardiff, and Kingsmead Press, 1979.

Perkins, John W. The Building Stones of Cardiff: Geological Trail Guides. Cardiff, Wales, U.K.: University College Cardiff Press, 1984. ISBN:0906449774.

Perkins, Rev. Nathan. A Narrative of a Tour Through the State of Vermont from April 27 to June 12, 1789. Woodstock, Vermont: Elm Tree Press, 1930.

Perloff, H. S., E. S. Dunn, E. E. Lampard, and R. F. Muth. Regions, Resources, and Economic Growth. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1960. 716 pp.

Perrin, Richard W. E. Historic Wisconsin Buildings: A Survey of Pioneer Architecture 1835-1870. Milwaukee: Milwaukee Public Museum, 1962.

Perry, Clay. Underground New England. The America Cave Series, Brattleboro Vermont: Stephen Daye Press, 1939. (1946). (The Series reveals the wonders of little-known caverns, quarries, and undergroung passages.)

Perry, George W. "The Relation of the Strength of Marble to Its Structure," Eng. and Min. Jour., vol. 52, 1891. 453.

Perry. T. G., N. M. Smith, and W. J. Wayne. "Salem Limestone and Associated Formations in South-Central Indiana," Indiana Geological Survey Field Conf. Guidebook 7, 1954.

Peterson, Charles E. (ed.). Building Early America. Mendham, NJ: The Astragal Press, 1976. 38-39, 138-141, 384-387. (Includes "Roofing for Early America.")

Petersen, G. E. Construction Materials Inventory of Allen County, Kansas. Kansas Department of Transportation, Materials Inventory Report, no. 34, 1979. 94 pp.

Petersen, G. E. Construction Materials Inventory of Cowley County, Kansas. Kansas Department of Transportation, Materials Inventory Report, no. 32, 1978. 91 pp.

Petersen, G. E. Construction Materials Inventory of Crawford County, Kansas. Kansas Department of Transportation, Materials Inventory Report, no. 28, 1975. 84 pp.

Petersen, G. E. Construction Materials Inventory of Doniphan County, Kansas. Kansas State Highway Commission, Materials Inventory Report, no. 22, 1974. 83 pp.

Petersen, G. E.; and L. D. Myers. Construction Materials Inventory of Miami County, Kansas. Kansas State Highway Commission, Materials Inventory Report, No. 27, 1975. 65 pp.

Petersen, G. E. Construction Materials Inventory of Neosho County, Kansas. Kansas Department of Transportation, Materials Inventory Report, No. 33, 1978. 77 pp.

Petersen, G. E. Construction Materials Inventory of Ottawa County, Kansas. Kansas Department of Transportation, Materials Inventory Report, No. 31, 1977. 137 pp.

Petersen, G. E. Construction Materials Inventory of Republic County, Kansas. Kansas Department of Transportation, Materials Inventory Report, No. 29, 1976. 93 pp.

Petersen, G. E. Construction Materials Inventory of Shawnee County, Kansas. Kansas State Highway Commission, Materials Inventory Report, No. 26, 1974. 84 pp.

Peterson, William J. (edited by). The Palimpsest - Quarrying in Iowa. The State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, May 1957.

Petke, Stephen. “A Chronological Survey of the Gravestones Made by Calvin Barber of Simsbury, Connecticut,” in Markers X, Association for Gravestone Studies, 1993. (Connecticut, Massachusetts, USA)

Petsch, B. C. "A Geophysical Study of the Milbank Granite Area (South Dakota)," South Dakota Geological Survey Report, Inv. 60. 1948.

Pettijohn, F. J., P. E. Potter and R. Siever. Sand and Sandstone, 2nd ed. Springer-Verlag, 1987; 553 pp. (This is a textbook and reference on sandstone. It is divided into three parts, entitled the fundamental properties of sandstone, the petrography of sandstones, and processes that form sand and sandstone. An appendix deals with the methods of petrographic analysis of sandstones.)

Pettijohn, F. J. Sedimentary Rocks. 3rd ed., Harper and Row, New York, 1975. 628 pp. (2nd ed., Harper, New York, 1957. 381-427.)

Peyton, Garland. The Industrial Minerals of Georgia. State of Georgia, Department of Mines, Mining & Geology, reprinted from Short Contributions to the Geology, Geography and Archeology of Georgia, Georgia Geological Survey, Bulletin No. 56, 1950. (This paper is in the same booklet with "Geological Provinces of Georgia and Their Principal Mineral Resources," by A. S. Fureron.)

Phalen, William Clifton. Economic Geology of the Kenova Quadrangle: Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia, Bulletin 349. United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1908.

Phalen, W. C., and Lawrence Martin. Mineral Resources of Johnstown, Pennsylvania and Vicinity. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 447, 1911. 142 pp.

Philibert-Ortega, Gena. Cemeteries of the Eastern Sierra. (Images of America Series) Arcadia Publishing, August 27, 2007, 128 pp., ISBN-10: 0738547867, ISBN-13: 978-0738547862. (California’s Eastern Sierra region encompasses Inyo and Mono Counties.)

Phillips, John. "On A Group of Slate Rocks Ranging East-Southeast Between the Rivers Lune and Wharfe, From Near Kirby, Lonsdale, to Near Malham; and on the Attendant Phenomena," Trans. Geol. Soc., London, 2d ser., vol. 3, part 1, 16, 17, on the stratification of slate, 8, on "bate," London: 1829.

Phillips, J. Arthur. "On the Chemical Composition and Microscopic Constitution of Certain Cornish Rocks," Analyses and Description of Delabole Roofing Slate, London, Edinb., and Dublin Philos. Mag. and Jour. Sci., 4th ser., no. 271, 95+, Feb. 1871.

Phillips, John. "Report on Cleavage and Foliation in Rocks, and on the Theoretical Explanation of these Phenomena," Report Twenty-Sixth Meeting Brit. Assoc. Adv. Science, (Cheltenham, 1856), Part 1, London, 1857.

Phillpotts, E. Old Delabole. 1915. (UK)

Pictures of The Old World, From the Writings of Famous Authors, Accompanied by Numerous Photographic Views, New York, P. F. Collier and Son. ca 1904. 128 pp. (Black and white photographs of the world in the 1900s, including buildings, architecture, churches, monuments, bridges, castles, cathedrals, arches, towers, canals, catacombs, and quarries. Countries include: The British Isles, France, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Holland, Scandinavia, Germany, Russia, Egypt, India, China, Japan. A few of the illustrations include: Quarries at Carrara and Sawing of Marble.)

Pinchbeck, Ivy. Women Workers and the Industrial Revolution 1750-1850. (UK) London: Virago, 1981, 3rd ed. (1st ed. reprinted London, Cass, 1969), ISBN 086068170X.

Pinsak, A. P. Subsurface Stratigraphy of the Salem Limestone and Associated Formations in Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin No. 11. 62 pp.

Pirie's Select Barre Granite Quarries. Pirie's Select Barre Granite Quarries. Barre, Vermont: (There is no date is printed on this booklet.) (Booklet)

Pirsson, L. V. Igneous Rocks of the Highwood Mountains, Montana, Bulletin 237, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1904. 35 pp.

Pirsson, L.V. James Dwight Dana, 1813–1895. National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs, vol. 9, 1919, pp. 44–45.

Pirsson, L. V. and Knopf, Adolph. Rocks and Minerals. New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc., 1955.

Pit and Quarry. Pit and Quarry Handbook, 1928: For Producers and Manufacturers of Cement, Lime, Gypsum, Crushed Stone, Sand, and Gravel and other Non-Metallic Minerals. Chicago: Complete Service Publishing Company, 1928.

Pit and Quarry Handbook. Annual publication of Pit and Quarry Publications, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Petit, J. L. (Rev.) and Edward Bell (revisor). Architectural Studies in France. George Bell & Sons Ltd London, 1890. 402 pp.

Pitts, Leslie P., and Michael Bograd. Fossil and Mineral Collecting Localities of Mississippi. 40 p., 18 maps, 1972. (Publication of the Mississippi Office of Geology.)

Plank, Margaret O., William S. Schenck, and LeeAnn Srogi. Bedrock Geology of the Piedmont of Delaware and Adjacent Pennsylvania, Delaware Geological Survey Reports of Investigations No. 59, Delaware Geological Survey, 2000. 52 pp. [PDF]

Platt, Franklin. The Geology of Blair County (Pennsylvania). Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 2d, Report T, 1881. 311 pp.

Pliny the Elder. Natural History. Translated by DE Eichholz, Vol. X (Books XXXVI - XXXVII). The Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1962. (ancient quarries)

Pobo, Kenneth. (Poem) “Key West Cemetery,” in Markers XIX, Association for Gravestone Studies, 2002.

Pogue, J. E., Jr. "Geology and Structure of the Ancient Volcanic Rocks of Davidson County, North Carolina," Am. Jour. Sci., 4th ser. vol. 28, 1909. 221. (Describes a "schistose slate" of mixed sedimentary and volcanic origin.)

Poissant, Irene. Between Rails and Rocks, 100 Years of Waite Park. Park Press, Waite Park, fifth impression, 1993. 249 pp. (Includes the Granite quarries.)

Poitras, Gregory B. Stone Slabs and Iron Men, The Deer Isle Granite Industry. Deer Island Granite Museum, 1997.

Pollio, Vitruvius. De Architectura. Translated by Frank Granger, Vol. I (Books I - V). The Loeb Classical Library, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1931.

Poole Bros.  Poole Bros. Mining Directory and Reference Book of the United States, Canada and Mexico. Poole Brothers, Publishers, 1898, pp. 279.  (This book is available on the Hathi Trust web site.)

Porter, Mary Winearls. What Rome Was Built With: A Description of The Stones Employed in Ancient Times For Its Building and Decoration. London, Oxford, New York, Toronto, H. Frowde, 1907.

Postlethwaite, Jr. "The Geology of the English Lake District," (British) Min. Eng. Trans., Vol. 25, 1903, pp. 302-330.

Postlethwaite, J. Mines and Mining in the English Lake District. 1877; reprinted in facsimile, Michael Moon, 1987.

Powell, Christopher. Stables and Stable Blocks. Alumb 261, Buckinghamshire, UK: Shire Publications, 32 pp., ISBN 0 7478 0105 3.

Powell, John Wesley. Report on the Geology of the Eastern Portion of the Uinta Mountains and a Region of Country Adjacent Thereto. United State Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 1876. (From Prairie, Peak and Plateau: "One of the earliest accounts of geology in Colorado, written by the explorer of the Colorado River and the father of the U. S. Geological Survey.")

Power, W. R. "An Evaluation of Building Dimension Stone Deposits," Mining Engineering. vol. 24, no. 5. 42-44, 1972.

Power, W. Robert. "Stone, Dimension," in Donald D. Carr, Senior Editor, Industrial Minerals and Rocks, 6th edition, Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc.: Littleton, CO, 1994. pp. 987-1001.

Pratt, J. H. Corundum and Its Occurrence and Distribution in the United States, Bulletin 269, (A revised and enlarged edition of Bulletin No. 180), United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1906. 175 pp., 18 pls.

Pratt, Joseph Hyde, and Joseph Volney Lewis. Corundum and The Peridotites of Western North Carolina. vol. 1. North Carolina Geological Survey, Raleigh North Carolina; 1905. 464 pp. (Some of the subjects covered are: Varieties and uses of corundum, modes of occurrence of corundum, distribution of corundum, alteration of corundum and its associated minerals, origin of corundum, and corundum mining and milling.)

Pratt, Joseph Hyde. "Marble and Talc of North Carolina," Stone. vol. 24, 1902. 145-149.

Pratt, Joseph Hyde. The Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1900. North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey, 1901. 36 pp. and map. (Details occurrences of gold, silver, lead and zinc, copper, iron, manganese, corundum, granite, mica, talc, prophyllite, graphite, kaolin, gem minerals, monazite, tungsten, building stones, and coal in North Carolina.)

Pratt, Joseph Hyde. The Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, and 1905. Economic Papers, North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey. (Gives a list of minerals found in North Carolina: Describes and gives Occurrences of Building Stones, including limestone.)

Pratt, Joseph Hyde. Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1902. North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey, 1903. 27 pp.

Pratt, Joseph Hyde. The Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1903. North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey, 1904. 74 pp. (Gives description of occurrences of marble and other forms of limestone.)

Pratt, Joseph Hyde. The Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1904. North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey, 1905. 95 pp.

Pratt, Joseph Hyde. The Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1905. North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey, 1906. 95 pp.

Pratt, Joseph Hyde. The Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1906. North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey, 1907. 144 pp.

Pratt, Joseph Hyde. The Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1907. North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey, 1908. 176 pp.

Pratt, Joseph Hyde, and Miss H. M. Berry. The Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1908, '09, and '10. North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey, 1911. 134 pp. (Extract from report of Arthur Keith on the Nantahala Marble)

Pratt, Joseph Hyde, (State Geologist) and Miss H. M. Berry (Secretary). The Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1911-12. North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey, 1919. 170 pp. (Gives list of useful minerals of North Carolina and Report on Marble Deposits of Cherokee County.)

Pratt, Joseph Hyde, (State Geologist). The Mining Industry in North Carolina, During 1913-17, Inclusive. North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey, 1914. 314 pp. (A report on the Mount Airy Granite Quarry)

Pratt, J. H. Occurrence and Distribution of Corundum in The United States, Bulletin 180. United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1901. 98 pp., 14 pls.

Prendergast, M.L. James Dwight Dana: The Life and Thought of An American Scientist. [Ph.D. dissertation]: University of California, Los Angeles, 1978, pp. 12–16.

The President's Materials Policy Commission (W. S. Paley, Chairman). Resources for Freedom. 5 vols., Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1952. (Known as the "Paley Report.")

Prestiano, Robert. “The Example of D. Aldo Pitassi: Evolutionary Thought and Practice in Contemporary Memorial Design,” Markers II, pp. 203-220, Association for Gravestone Studies. (Pennsylvania, USA)

Price, C. A. Stone Conservation: An Overview of Current Research. Santa Monica, CA: Getty Conservation Institute, 1996. ISBN:0892363894.

Price, Esther, and L. L. Brady. (compilers) Directory of Kansas Mineral Producers, 1981. Kansas Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Series, No. 10, 1981. 83 pp.

Price, Paul H. State Geologist. "Limestone in West Virginia." West Virginia Geological Survey, 1939. 560 pp.

Price, P. H., R. C. Tucker, and O. L. Haught. Geology and Natural Resources of West Virginia. West Virginia Geological Survey (Reports), v. 10, 1938. 462 pp.

Proctor, Redfield.  Marble in New England.  Newcomen Address by Redfield Proctor, President Vermont Marble Company,  (no date of publication – probably mid-1900s)

"Properties and New Uses of Pennsylvania Slate," Pennsylvania State Coll. Min. Ind. Exp. Sta. Bulletin 47, 1947.

Proske, Beatrice Gilman.  Robert A. Baillie: Carver of Stone.  Printed by order of the Trustees, Brookgreen, S.C., 1946, 22 pp.  (From the back of the book:  “On December 11th, 1951, the National Sculpture Society elected Robert A. Baillie an honorary fellow, citing him a sculptor, master carver, and poet, in recognition of his service to the sculptor’s profession as Curator of Sculpture at Brookgreen Gardens, ‘to which office he has brought a life-long love for sculpture and wealth of experience for its carving, placing, erection and care.’”)

Prosser, C. S. "The Thicknes of the Devonian and Silurian Rocks of Central New York," Geological Society of America Bulletin 4:91-118, 1893.

Prosser, C. S. The Thickness of the Silurian and Devonian Rocks in Western New York. Rochester Academy of Science, Proc. 2, 49-104, 1892.

Prothero, Donald R., and Fred Schwab. Sedimentary Geology: An Introduction to Sedimentary Rocks and Stratigraphy. Freeman, 1996. 575 pp. ISBN # 0716727269.

Prouty, W. F. "Preliminary Report on the Crystalline and Other Marbles of Alabama," Alabama Geological Survey Bulletin 18, 1916.

Pryce, William. Minerologia Cornubensis: A Treatise on Minerals, Mines, and Mining. Printed and sold by J. Phillips, 1778 , 331 pp. (Includes information on Women and Girls in Cornish Mining in the UK. This book is available on Google Books – Full View Books.)

Purcell, Donovan. Cambridge Stone. With a foreword by the Earl of Euston, London: Faber, 1967.

Purcell, Donovan. The Stones of Ely Cathedral. 2nd ed., Ely (Cambs.), Friends of Ely Cathedral, 1969.

Purdue, A. H. The Slates of Arkansas. With a Bibliography of the Geology of Arkansas by J. C. Branner, Geological Survey of Arkansas, 1909. (This book is Available on Google Book Search - Full View Books.)

(See also U. S. Geol. Survey Bull. 430, pp. 317-334, 1910.)

Purington, C. W. "Geological and Topographical Features of the Region About Atlanta, Georgia," Am. Geologist, vol. 14, 1894. 105-108.

Pye, E.G. Roadside Geology of Ontario: North Shore of Lake Superior (Rock on Series 2). GEO Enterprises Ontario, May 1997. Spiral-bound: 164 pages, ISBN: 0777858509.

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