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R. J. Waters & Company. Raymond Granite Company, Raymond, Fresno County, Calif. Photographic views, 2 albums, views of quarry, stone cutting and transportation, and of buildings built with Raymond granite, ca 1924. (Information from California Digital Library, MELVYL Catalog.)

Rabbitt, Mary C. A Brief History of the U. S. Geological Survey. United States Geological Survey, Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1979. 48 pp.

Rabbitt, Mary C., et al. The Colorado River and John Wesley Powell. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 669, 1969. (From Prairie, Peak and Plateau: "A resumé of part of Powell's work and a good discussion of the geologic history of the entire Colorado river, which begins near Grand Lake.")

Rabbitt, Mary C. Minerals, Lands, and Geology for the Common Defense and General Welfare: A History of Public Lands, Federal Science and Mapping Policy and Development of Mineral Resources in the United States. vol. 1 before 1879, vol. 2 1879-1904, vol. 3 1904-1939. (History of the United States Geological Survey.)

Radford Architectural Company. Radford's Carpentry, Building and Architecture - Stone Masonry - Brick Masonry - Elements of Steel Construction - Electric Wiring." vol. IV, The Radford Architectural Company, 1909.

Radford Architectural Company, The. Radford's Carpentry, Building And Architecture - Stone Masonry - Brick Masonry - Elements of Steel Construction - Electric Wiring. Vol. IV, 1926. (A few of the chapters cover these topics: Stone Masonry; Natural Rocks (Igneuos, Sedimentary, Metamorphic); Characteristics of Building Stones (Durability, Strength, etc.); Granite, Sandstone, Limestones, Slate; Sylvester Process'; Stonecutting; Classification of Masonry (First, and Second Class, Ashlar, Rubble, Squared Stone, Pitch-Faced, Quarry-Faced); Range Work; Dressing Stone, Rough Pointed, Fine Pointed, Crandalled, Axed and Grooved; Masonry Terms; Measuring Masonry; Stone Structures; and Foundation Bed.)

Raghurama Reddy, S. L. Report on Maddakkanahalli Quarry. Sira Taluk, Tumkur District (India). Bangalore: Government of Mysore, Department of Mines and Geology, 1969.

Raistrick, A. Buildings in the Yorkshire Dales. Dalesman, 1976.

Ramsay, A. C. "The Geology of North Wales," Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain of the Museum of Practical Geology. * vol. 3, 2d ed., pp. 102, 103, 179, 190, 230-233, 237-239, 246-247, London, 1881. (* This source is from Slate Deposits and Industry of United States, by T. Nelson Dale, 1906. The footnote to this entry is as follows: "Some of the theories advanced by Ramsay are now discarded.")

Randall, Monica. The Mansions of Long Island's Gold Coast. New York: Rizzoli, 1979, 1987. (The book covers 50 of the spectacular homes on the North Shore.)

Randall, Monica. Phantoms of the Hudson Valley: The Glorious Estates of a Lost Era. Overlook Press, 1995.

Ransome, F. Leslie. The Geology of Angel Island with a Note on the Radiolarian Chert from Angel Island and Buri-Buri Ridge, San Mateo County. University of California Dept. Geol. Soc. Bull., vol. 1, 1894. 193-240.

Ransome, F. L. U. S. Geological Survey Atlas, Mother Lode District Folio (No. 63)., 1897. 11 pp.

Rasmusson, Gunnar. Granite Quarrying and the Landscape. A Comparative Photogeographical Study of the Malmön Island, the Swedish West Coast. Lund, Royal University of Lund, Department of Geography; Gleerup, 1962. Series: Lund studies in geography. Ser. C, General and Mathematical Geography; No.4 ("Reprint from Svensk Geografisk Årsbok. 38. 1962.")

Rastall, R. H. "The Skiddaw Granite and Its Metamorphism." Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, vol. 66, London, 1910. 116-141. (Citation from The Slates of Wales, by F. J. North, 2nd ed., pub. by the National Museum of Wales and by the Press Board of the University of Wales, 1927)

Rathbun, J. C. "Marble in the Northwest," Mining World, vol. 24, 1906. 441.

Rathore, S. S., G. S. Bhardwaj, and S. C. Jain. Dimensional Stone Technology. Himanshu Publication, 2000. 283 pp. (Geology and Exploration; Grant in Policies and Related laws; Characterisation of Dimensional Stone; Dimensional stone excavation operation; Machinery for dimensional stone mining and processing; Stone production and its marketing; Environmental aspects of stone industry.)

Ratte, C. A. and D. G. Ogden. "Marble, Granite and Slate Industries of Vermont," Field Trip Guidebook T362, American Geophysical Union, 1989. 18 pp.

Rawlings, Keith. What a Grave Undertaking: Quinette Cemetery, A Slave Burial Ground. Illustrations by Jean M. Little. Kirkwood, Missouri: Youth in Action, Inc., 2005, 200 pp., ISBN: 0972600612 (paperback).

Raymo, Chet, and Maureen E. Raymo. Written In Stone: A Geological History of the Northeastern United States. Black Dome Press, April 2001. Paperback: 176 pp. ISBN: 1883789273.

Raymond, Rossiter W. Statistics of Mines and Mining in the States and Territories West of the Rocky Mountains, Being the Seventh Annual Report of Rossiter W. Raymond, United States Commissioner of Mining Statistics, House of Representatives, 43rd Congress, 2nd session, Ex. Doc. 177, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1875. (Arizona, California, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Utah, and Colorado.) (This book is available on Google Book Search – Full View Books for reading or downloading to your computer.)

Raymond, Rossiter W. Statistics of Mines and Mining in the States and Territories West of the Rocky Mountains, Being the Eighth Annual Report of Rossiter W. Raymond, United States Commissioner of Mining Statistics, House of Representatives, 44th Congress, 1st session, Ex. Doc. 159. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1877. (California, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Dakota, New Mexico, and New Mexico.) (This book is available on Google Book Search – Full View Books for reading or downloading to your computer.)

Read, H. H. The Geology of Central Sutherland. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Scotland, explanation of sheets 108 and 109, 1931. 238 pp.

Read, H. H. "Granites and Granites," Geol. Soc. Am. Memoir 28. (The Origin of Granite, James Gilluly, Chairman), 1948. pp. 1-19.

Read, M. C. "Berea Grit." Mineral Resources for the United States for 1882. 1887. 650-675.

Reade, T. Mellard. "The Green Slates of the Lake District, With a Theory of Slaty Structure and Slaty Cleavage," Proceedings Liverpool Geol. Soc. (1900-1901), 1901. 101-127.

Reade, T. Mellard, and Philip Holland. "The Phyllades of the Ardennes Compared with the Slates of North Wales," Proceedings Liverpool Geol. Soc., vol. 8, part 1, 274-293, 1899; part 2, 463-479, 1900.

"Recent Work on New England Granites," Bulletin 315, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1907. 356-359.

Reddy, D. Venkat. Decorative and Dimensional Stones of India. 1st ed., New Delhi, India: CBS Publishers & Distributors, 1996. ISBN:8123904614.

Reddy, William L. Bluestone, 150 Year Booklet of the Town of Genesee Falls, Portageville, New York. Fillmore New York: Big Tree Graphics, 1996.

Redfield, John S. Mineral Resources in Oklahoma, Bulletin No. 42, Oklahoma Geological Survey, Norman, Oklahoma: May 1927. (Some of the topics covered are general geography of Oklahoma, geology and geologic history of Oklahoma, and the physiographic provinces of Oklahoma.)

Reed, A. H., Jr. and W. D. Hardeman, Jr. "The Mineral Industry of Tennessee," in U.S. Bureau of Mines, Mineral Yearbook, 1953, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, v. 3, 1956. pp. 909, 913.

Reed, Avery H. Stone. Washington, D. C.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, 1978.

Reed, J. C., Jr. Geology of the Linville Falls Quadrangle, North Carolina. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1161-B, 1964b. pp. B1-B53.

Reid, C. et al. Geology of the Country Around Tavistock and Launceston. 1911. (UK)

Reid, John Allen. Preliminary Report on the Building Stones of Nevada, Including a Brief Chapter on Road Metal. Reno: University of Nevada, 1904.

Renwick, Jas., Jr. Report to the Building Committee of the Smithsonian Institution. The same, pp. 105-107. (Entry from the Bibliography, The History of the Quarrying Industry chapter, of Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

Renwick, W. G. Marble and Marble Workers. Price, $6.50 (in 1925). (This entry is from an advertisement in Stone: An Illustrated Magazine, Vol. XLVI, No. 3, March, 1925, Stone Publishing Co., New York, pp. 174.) “A book for all architects, sculptors and stone men. An up-to-date account of the leading structural methods of extraction and working. With ninety beautiful illustrations, including a series of thirteen full-page plates, giving super colored reproduction of marbles. Sent, post-paid, on receipt of the price, by Stone Publishing Company, 258 Broadway, New York.”

Renwick, W. G. Marble and Marble Working, A Handbook for Architects, Sculptors, Marble Quarry Owners and Workers, and All Engaged in the Building and Decorative Industries. London: 1909, D. Van Nostrand; London, 226 pp. (This book is now available on the Internet Archive and Google Book Search in the Full View Books section. You can view the book as it was originally printed on the web site, and you can download the book in PDF format to your computer.)

(Contents:  Chapter I.  Introductory:  The Chemistry of Marble – Its Geological Formation – a Short Classification of Marbles; Chapter II.  Antiquity of the Marble Industry – Ancient Quarries and Methods of Working; Chapter III.  Modern Quarries and Quarrying Methods – Machinery Used in Quarrying – European and American Systems Compared; Chapter IV.  Marble as Building Material; Chapter V.  Uses of Marble (other than for Building purposes); Chapter VI.  Sources of Production:  Italian Marbles; Chapter VIII.  Sources of Production:  French and Belgian Marbles; Chapter VIII.  Sources of Production:  Greek Marbles; Chapter IX.  Sources of Production:  Various;  Chapter X.  Sources of Production:  Marbles of the United Kingdom and British Colonies;  Chapter XI.  Continental Marble Working;  Chapter XII.  Marble Working Machinery;  Chapter XIII.  Marble Working in the United States – American Machinery Described and Compared;  Chapter XIV.  Marble Working:  A British Industry;  Chapter XV.  Marble Substitutes and Imitations;  Chapter XVI.  Practical Points for the Consideration of Architects – Hints on the Selection of Marble; Supplementary:  List of Marbles in Ordinary Use with Descriptive Notes and Instances of their Application.)

Report on Marble Quarrying Industry of United States. Washington, D.C., 1891. (Indexed selectively by: CIS Index to U.S. Executive Branch Documents, 1789-1909 Part III, Govt Doc No.: I 12.2:M. With data on marble industry establishments, finances, and operations, by selected State, 1889.)

Report on the New Map of Maryland, 1835. 8 vo. Annapolis: 1837. 104 pp. and 5 maps. Md. House of Delegates, Dec. Sess., 1836. Another edition, 117 pp. (Entry from the Bibliography, The History of the Quarrying Industry chapter, of Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

Report on the Sandstones of the Potomac. The same, pp. 36-39. (Entry from the Bibliography, The History of the Quarrying Industry chapter, of Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

Report of the Select Committee Appointed to Prepare a Statement in Relation to the Resources of Maryland. Annapolis: 1865. 8 vo., 52 pp. Md. House Jour. and Doc., 1865 [EE]. (Entry from the Bibliography, The History of the Quarrying Industry chapter, of Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

Republic of the Philippines. Directory of Philippine Producing Mines and Quarries. Prepared by the Mineral Economics Section, Mineral Economics and Information Division, Bureau of Mines, Manila: Republic of the Philippines, Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Mines, 1977.

Republic of the Philippines. Directory of Philippine Producing Mines and Quarries, 1991. Prepared by Mineral Statistics Section, Mineral Economics and Policy Division, Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Department of Environment & Natural Resources, publisher: Quezon City, Philippines (?), The Bureau (?), 1991 (?).

Republic of South Africa. Operating Mines and Quarries and Mineral Processing Plants in the Republic of South Africa. Minerals Bureau, 8th rev. ed., Braamfontein: Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs, Minerals Bureau, 1993. (First published in 1985 under title: Operating mines and quarries in the Republic of South Africa, W. Van Zyl.) ISBN: 0797026800.

Resch, Tyler. Dorset: In the Shadow of the Marble Mountain. Published for the Dorset Historical Society, West Kennebunk, Maine: Phoenix Publishing, 1989.

Resch, Tyler. The Rutland Herald History: A Bicentennial Chronicle, Rutland Herald, Rutland, Vermont. The Herald Association, Inc., 1995.

Reverdin, F., and C. De La Harpe. "The Examination of Roofing Slates," Chem. Zeitung, vol. 14, 64-65, 94-95, 126-127. (Note from: Slate Deposits and Industry of United States: Abstract in English in Jour. Soc. Chem. Industry, Vol. 9, p. 394, London, Apr. 30, 1890.)

Rhodenbaugh, M. S. Sketches of Idaho Geology. Self-published, 1953. 267 pp.

Rice, George W. The Shipping Days of Old Boothbay: From the Revolution To the World War (Maine). Portland, 1938.

Rich, George, "The Granite Industry of New England," New England Magazine. February, 1892. 742.

Rich, Louise Dickinson. The Coast of Maine: An Informal History and Guide. Camden, Maine: Down East Books, September 1993. 400 pp. ISBN: 0892723424.

Richards, A. J. A. Gazetteer of the Welsh Slate Industry. Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, 1991.

Richards, Alun John. The Slate Quarries of Pembrokeshire. Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, June 1998. Paperback, 196 pp. ISBN: 0863814840.

Richards, Alun John. Slate Quarrying at Corris. Gwasg Carreg Gwalch. Paperback, 144 pp. ISBN: 0863812791.

Richards, Alun John. Slate Quarrying in Wales. Gwasg Carreg Gwalch. Paperback, 231 pp. ISBN: 0863813194.

Richards, Brandon. “New Netherland’s Gravestone Legacy: An Introduction to Early Burial Markers of the Upper Mid-Atlantic States,” in Markers XXIV: Annual Journal of The Association for Gravestone studies, Edited by Gary Collison, Association For Gravestone Studies, Greenfield, Massachusetts, 2007, pp. 24-39.

Richardson, Charles Henry. Building Stones and Clays; a Handbook For Architects and Engineers. Syracuse, N.Y.: published by the author, distributed by the Syracuse University Book Store, 1917.

Richardson, Charles Henry. The Building Stones of Kentucky: A Detailed Report Covering the Examination, Analysis and Industrial Evaluation of the Principal Building Stone Deposits of the State. Frankfort, Kentucky Geological Survey, 1923.

Richardson, C. H., and E. F. Conway. "The Terranes of Irasburg, Vermont," Vermont State Geologist Eighth Report, 1912.

Richardson, C. H. "The Terranes of Orange County, Vermont," State Geologist Vermont Report, vol. 3, 61-101, 1902. (Literature on the eastern Vermont marbles and slate.)

Richardson, C. H. "Washington Limestone," The Areal and Economic Geology of Northeastern Vermont, State Geologist Vermont Report, vol. 5,. 86-90, 1906. (Literature on the eastern Vermont marbles.)

Richardson, C. H. "Waits River Limestone," The Geology of Newport, Troy, and Coventry, State Geologist Vermont Report, vol. 6, 274-276, 1907. (Literature on the eastern Vermont marbles.)

Richardson, Eleanor M. Hurricane Island: The Town that Disappeared. Rockland, Maine: Island Institute, 1989.

Richardson, G. B. Geology and Mineral Resources of the Butler and Zelienople Quadrangles, Pennsylvania. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 873, 1936. 93 pp.

Richardson, James B. III, and Ronald C. Carlisle. “The Archaeological Significance of Mausoleums (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania),” Markers I, pp. 156-165, Association for Gravestone Studies.

Richardson, James Smith.  The Mediaeval Stone Carver in Scotland.  Edinburgh U.P., 1964.

Richardson, L. The Geology of the Country Around Moreton-in-Marsh. 1929. (UK)

Richardson, William A. Analysis of the Slate Industry of Maine. Rutgers University, 1951.

Richter, D. A. "Barre Granite Quarries, Barre, Vermont," Centennial Field Guide. Northeast Section, Geological Society of America, 1987. 239-242.

Richter, D. A. and W. L. Sheppard, ed. "Granite as Chemically Resistant Masonry," Corrosion and Chemical Resistant masonry Materials Handbook. Noyes, 1988.

Ridlen, Susanne S. “Tree-Stump Tombstones: Traditional Cultural Values and Rustic Funerary Art,” in Markers XIII, Association for Gravestone Studies, 1996. (Indiana, USA)

Ries, Henrich. Building Stones and Clay Products: A Handbook For Architects. New York: J. Wiley & Sons, 1912.

Ries, Heinrich, A.M., Ph.D. Economic Geology of the United States. The MacMillan Company, London: MacMillan & Co., Ltd., November, 1905. New edition January, 1907, Norwood Press, J. S. Cushing & Co.-Beriwick & Smith Co., Norwood, Mass., U.S.A. (References on Building Stones) (4th ed., New York, 1916; 7th ed., Wiley, New York, 1937)

Ries, Heinrich. Limes and Cement Industries of New York. December 1901.

Ries, H. "The Limestone Quarries of Eastern New York, Western Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut," Seventeenth Annual Report, Part 3 (continued). United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1896. 795-811.

Rigby, Ivan B., and Katherine M. Noordsij. “Recollections of a Collaboration: A Tribute to the Art of Francis Duval,” in Markers IX, Association for Gravestone Studies, 1992.

Risser, Hubert E. Kansas Building Stone. Lawrence: 1960. Series: University of Kansas Publications, Kansas, State Geological Survey. Bulletin 142, pt. 2., 1960.

R. J. Waters & Company. Raymond Granite Company, Raymond, Fresno County, Calif., Photographic Views. ca. 1924. (2 albums (60 photoprints) and 4 photographic prints) (Information from California Digital Library, MELVYL Catalog.)

Roark, Elisabeth L. “Embodying Immortality: Angels In America’s Rural Cemeteries, 1850-1900,” in Markers XXIV: Annual Journal of The Association for Gravestone studies, Edited by Gary Collison, Association For Gravestone Studies, Greenfield, Massachusetts, 2007, pp. 56-111.

Roberts, Gary. The Toolemera Press & the Toolemera Blog, featuring the books, trade catalogs, photographs and ephemera of early tools, trades, crafts and industries.

Roberts, Gwilym R. New Lives in the Valley: Slate Quarries and Quarry Villages in North Wales, New York, and Vermont,1850-1920. R M Distributors, 1998. ISBN: 0966829204.

Roberts, Sheila. Wyoming Geomaps. Geological Survey of Wyoming Educational Series 1, Geology QE 181, E38 No.1, 1989.

Roberts, Warren E. “Notes on the Production of Rustic Monuments in the Limestone Belt of Indiana,” in Markers VII, Association for Gravestone Studies, 1990. (Indiana, USA)

Roberts Marble Company. Monuments of Georgia – Marble – Granite, Roberts Marble Company (PDF), (since 1898), Ball Ground, Georgia, 48 pp.

Robins, Gay. Egyptian Statues. Shire Egyptology 26, Buckinghamshire, UK: Shire Publications, ISBN 0 7478 0520 2. ("For over three thousand years, ancient Egyptian sculptors created statues of deities, kings and elite officials and their families.The book begins by examining the materials and techniques employed by sculptors and the various statue types and poses that occur.A final chapter considers what was constant and what changed over time and looks at the influence that Egyptian statues had on the origins of monumental Greek sculpture.")

Robinson, Eric. The Gloucester Wall Game. London: London Geologists' Association.

Robinson, Eric, M. R. Bennett and others, eds. The Wall Game In Battersea Park. 1996. Geology on Your Doorstep: The Role of Urban Geology in Earth Heritage Conservation: Bath, the Geological Society Publishing House.

Robinson, Jr., G. R [et al.]. Bedrock Geology and Mineral Resources of the Knoxville Quadrangle Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Washington, D. C.: U.S. G.P.O.; Denver Colorado, for sale by the Book and Open-File Report Sales, U.S. Geological Survey, 1992.

Robinson, L. E. and Irving Moore. History of Illinois. New York: American Book Company, 1909. 288 pp.

Robinson, Roy, and Adrian Robinson. The Lake District (UK). London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1970. (A few of the subjects covered include: the slate quarries, the coming of the railway, and transport and industry.)

Robinson, S. W. Railroad Economics; or, Notes from a tour over Ohio Railways Under the Hon. H. Sabine, Commissioner of Railroads and Telegraphs. D. Van Nostrand, 1882 (reprinted from Van Nostrand's Magazine), 131 pp. (Stone quarries is one of the subjects covered in this book.)

Rock of Ages Corporation. (color video) Men of Granite: The Rock of Ages Story. By Lebanon Graphics, Inc., MHMH Productions. (Available from Rock of Ages.) Rock of Ages.)

Rodeck, Hugo G., (editor). Natural History of the Boulder Area, University of Colorado Museum Leaflet No. 13, 1964. (Articles on geology and biology.)

Rodgers, J. "Terminology of Limestone and Related Rocks: An Interim Report," Jour. Sed. Petrology, vol. 24, 1954. 225-234.

Rodgers, John. Geology and Mineral Deposits of Bumpass Cove, Unicoi and Washington Counties, Tennessee. Tennessee Division of Geology Bulletin 54, 1948. 82 pp.

Roger, D. B. Mercer, Monroe, and Summers Counties (West Virginia). West Virginia Geological Survey (County Report), 1926. 963 pp.

Rogers, H. D. "Geology of Pennsylvania," A government survey, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott and Co., 1858, 2 v. (Note from Slates in the United States, 1914: Some of the theories advanced by Rogers are now discarded.)

Rogers, H. D. Second Annual Report on the Geological Exploration of the State of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, Pa.: 1838. 93 pp.

Rogers, J. K. Geology of Highland County, Ohio. Ohio Geological Survey, 4th ser., Bulletin 38, 1936. 148 pp.

Rogers, James Silas. “Elegy,” in Markers XXII, Association for Gravestone Studies, 2005. (Minnesota, USA)

Rogers, Patrick. The Beauty of Stone: The Westminster Marbles. Oremus The Magazine of Westminster Cathedral, October 2008, 116 pp., ISBN-10: 0956021107, ISBN-13: 978-0956021106. (This book is available the Westminster Cathedral Gift shop on their web site.)

“Westminster Cathedral, the principal Roman Catholic cathedral in Britain, is decorated in the Byzantine style with marble and mosaics. It has well over a hundred different varieties of marble from twenty-five countries on five continents, more than any other building in the country. Many of the marbles are ancient. Others are from quarries rediscovered and reopened in the nineteenth century. This book identifies and describes these beautiful natural stones and relates their fascinating history.
“It is believed that this is the first time that the marble decoration of a large building such as Westminster Cathedral has been examined in such detail. The author is the Cathedral Historian and was also for many years Director of Tours, and has been studying and researching the marbles for the last fifteen years. In that time he has spoken to numerous academics, geologists, marble merchants and visitors to the Cathedral from amy different countries, and has conducted a series of tours on the marbles. It is as a result of the considerable interest expressed in a book on the subject that he has produced the present study. In the process he has examined the marbles in a wide range of museums and other buildings, and has traveled all over Europe and into North Africa to discover and explore the old marble quarries. Many photographs of these are included.
“The book opens with the use of marble in history – by the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and subsequently up to the Napoleonic period. It continues with the role played by nineteenth century explorers in discovering and opening up the ancient quarries and describes how and when the marbles found were installed in the Cathedral. Another section is concerned with methods and sources available to identify a marble with certainty. The next part deals individually with the most ancient and interesting examples to be found in the Cathedral, their origins and where they can be found elsewhere. There is then an ‘Instant Pictorial Guide’ consisting of large, annotated colour photographs of the Cathedral nave, chapels etc. showing the location of the main marbles in the Cathedral and their countries of origin. This is followed by a complete list of all the marbles by their location and then by a co-ordinated alphabetical list.”

Rogers, William B. "Reprint of Annual Report and Other Papers on the Geology of the Virginias." (posthumous). New York, 1884. (Note from Slate Deposits and Industry of United States: On the roofing slate of Buckingham Co., p. 78, 79. On that of Fauquier Co., p. 460, 461.)

Romaine, Lawrence B. Romaine Trade Catalog Collection (manuscript section), "(ca. 1850-1968). Description: 155 linear ft. (184 boxes) Related Titles: Forms part of: Romaine Trade Catalog Collection.Organization: Arranged by subject categories. Notes: Restrictions: Use of the collection is unrestricted. Subject: Series II: The Westhercock House Archive. Includes business and professional files; correspondence; subject files; photographs and drawings. Romaine was the author of a guide to American trade catalogs, 1744-1900, the standard reference work in this field. He also was a Massachusetts antiquarian book dealer, who bought and sold other Americana in addition to trade catalogs. Finding guide located in UCSB Special Collections. (Information from California Digital Library, MELVYL Catalog.)

Romaine Trade Catalog (Archive/Manuscript). Trade Catalogs of Mining, 1886-1927. Description: 43 items (1 box), Forms part of Romaine trade catalog collection. (Information from California Digital Library, MELVYL Catalog.)

Romaine Trade Catalog Collection, 1791-1981. ["Description: 498 linear ft., (979 boxes): ill.Organization: Collection organized alphabetically by subject. Notes: Contents of each box described in separate records. Trade catalogs, advertising brochures, price lists, product samples, conspectuses and other ephemera chiefly relating to the history of American technology. Lawrence B. Romaine was an antiquarian bookseller from Middleboro, Massachusetts. He was recognized as the leading expert in the U.S. on trade catalogs."] (Information from California Digital Library, MELVYL Catalog.)

Rooney, Lawrence, and Curtis Ault. Potential Limestone and Dolomite Resources of Northern Indiana. 44 pp.

Rose, Greta L. The Slate Quarry of Colchester County, N.S. Photographs by Wade Yorke. Drawings by Ed Bye, Truro, N.S.: Colchester Historical Museum, April 1981.

Rosner, David and Gerald Markowitz. Deadly Dust, Silicosis and the Politics of Occupational Disease in Twentieth-Century America. Princeton University Press, 1991. (1994, 248 pp., ISBN 069103771X, 9780691037714.) (Further information is available on the 1994 edition of this book book on Google Book Search.)

“During the Depression, silicosis, an industrial lung disease, emerged as a national social crisis. Experts estimated that hundreds of thousands of workers were at risk of disease, disability, and death by inhaling silica in mines, foundries, and quarries. By the 1950s, however, silicosis was nearly forgotten by the media and health professionals. Asking what makes a health threat a public issue, David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz examine how a culture defines disease and how disease itself is understood at different moments in history. They also consider who should assume responsibility for occupational disease.”

Ross, Donald C. Geology and Mineral Deposits of Mineral County, Nevada, Bulletin 58, Nevada Bureau of Mines, 1961. 98 pp.

Ross, Norman A. ed. Guide to Architectural Trade Catalogs (pdf), from Avery Library, Columbia University edited by Norman A. Ross, introduction by Frank Matero, UPA Academic Editions, Frederick, Maryland.

Ross, Sally. “Acadian Cemeteries in Nova Scotia: A Survey,” photos by Deborah Trask, in Markers XXII, Association for Gravestone Studies, 2005.

Rossi, L. (Leeanna) M. Headstones of the Gold Rush Era: Sculpting Masterpieces in Marble. Golden Notes, vol. 43, number 3, Fall 1997, Sacramento County Historical Society, Sacramento, California, 1997.

Rothrock, E. P., State Geologist. A Geology of South Dakota Mineral Resources, Part III, Bulletin 15, State of South Dakota, State Geological Survey, Vermillion, South Dakota: 1944. 255 pp.

Rothwell, Richard P. (ed.) The Mineral Industry, Its Statistics, Technology and Trade, in The United States and Other Countries to the End of 1897. Vol. VI Supplementing Vols. I to V., New York and London: The Scientific Publishing Company, 1898. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer on Google Book Search - Full View Books.)

Rothwell, Richard P. The Mineral Industry, Its Statistics, Technology and Trade During 1921. Vol. XXX Supplementing Vols I to XXIX., Founded by Richard P. Rothwell, G. A. Roush, A.B., M.S. (editor), Allison Butts, A.B., B.S. (assoc. editor), McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1922. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer on Google Book Search - Full View Books.)

Rotundo, Barbara. “A Modern Gravestone Maker: Some Lessons for Gravestone Historians,” in Markers XIV, Association for Gravestone Studies, 1997. (African American, concrete/cement markers, Mississippi, USA)

Roush, G. A. (ed.) The Mineral Industry, Its Statistics, Technology and Trade During 1921. Vol. XXX Supplementing Vols I to XXIX., Founded by Richard P. Rothwell, G. A. Roush, A.B., M.S. (editor), Allison Butts, A.B., B.S. (assoc. editor), McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1922. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer on Google Book Search - Full View Books.)

Rowe, William H. The Maritime History of Maine. Norton, 1948.

Rowe, William H. Shipbuilding Days in Casco Bay, 1727-1890. Privately printed, 1929.

Rowley, T. Villages in the Landscape. Dent, 1978 (UK).

Rucker, Keith S. “A Short History of the Crescent Machine Company, Part I: 1894 to 1920,” in The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association¸ Vol. 60, No. 4, December 2007, pp. 137-157.

Runnels, R. T. Characteristics of Some Kansas High-Calcium Limestones. Unpublished M. S. thesis, Department of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1951. 35 pp.

Runnels, R. T.; and J. A. Schleicher. Chemical Composition of Eastern Kansas Limestones. Kansas Geological Survey, Bulletin, no. 119 (1956 reports of studies), pt. 3, 1956. pp. 81-103.

Runnels, R. T. "Some High-Calcium Limestones in Kansas." Kansas Geological Survey Bulletin 90, 1951. 77-104.

Ruskin, John. The Nature of Gothic: A Chapter of The Stones of Venice. Edited by William Morris, New York: Garland Publishing, 1977.

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