EMS Bulletins

The Bulletins present accounts of original research and frequently are not limited to the presentation of the results of a single research project, but may contain a number of research papers on related topics. They were issued by the Earth and Mineral Sciences Experiment Station from 1922 to 1974.

Bulletin Number Title
Bulletins from EMSL Experiment Station 1922-1974
Bull. 1 An Investigation of the Properties of Smithing Coals, by H.J. Sloman. 1922.
Bull. 2 Petrography of the Mica Peridoite Dike at Dixonville, Pennsylvania, by Arthur P. Honess and Charles K. Graeber. 1926.
Bull. 3 The Theory of Crystal Etching and Its Significance in the Classification of Crystals, by Arthur P. Honess. 1921.
Bull. 4 The Helderberg Group from Central Pennsylvania to Southwestern Virginia, by Frank McKim Swartz. 1929.
Bull. 5 Bentonite in Pennsylvania, by C. A. Bonine and Arthur P. Honess. 1929.
Bull. 6 Production Data on Appalachian Oil Fields, by Clark F. Barb and Paul G. Shelley. 1930.
Bull. 7 The Ceramic Industries of Pennsylvania, by Joseph B. Shaw. 1930.
Bull. 8 Oil-Field Waters of Pennsylvania, by Clark F. Barb. 1931.
Bull. 9 Proceedings of the First Petroleum and Natural Gas Conference, held at The Pennsylvania State College, Oct. 24-25, 1930.
Bull. 10 A Method for Determining the Effective Porosity of a Reservoir-Rock, by Kenneth B. Barnes. 1931.
Bull. 11 Proceedings of the Second Petroleum and Natural Gas Conference, held at The Pennsylvania State College, May 20-21, 1932.
Bull. 12 Proceedings of the Third Pennsylvania Mineral Industries Conference, Petroleum and Natural Gas Section, held at The Pennsylvania State College, May 5-6, 1933.
Bull. 13 The Geography of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, an Industrial Center, by Raymond E. Murphy. 1934.
Bull. 14 Proceedings of the Third Pennsylvania Mineral Industries Conference, Ceramics Section, in cooperation with the Pittsburgh Section of the American Ceramic Society, held at the Pennsylvania State College, Oct. 20-21, 1933.
Bull. 15 Proceedings of the Third Pennsylvania Mineral Industries Conference, Coal Section, held at the Pennsylvania State College, Nov. 10-11, 1933.
Bull. 16 Proceedings of the Spring Meeting, American Petroleum Institute, Division of Production, Eastern District, held at The Pennsylvania State College, April 6-7 1934.
Bull. 17 The Economic Geography of York, Pennsylvania, A City of Diversified Industries, by Raymond E. Murphy. 1935.
Bull. 18 Proceedings of the Fourth Pennsylvania Mineral Industries Conference, Metallurgy Section, Pennsylvania Interchapter Meeting of the American Society for Metals, held at the Pennsylvania State College, May 4-5, 1934.
Bull. 19 Proceedings of the Fifth Pennsylvania Mineral Industries Conference, Petroleum and Natural Gas Section, held at The Pennsylvania State College, April 26-27, 1935.
Bull. 20 Proceedings of the Sixth Pennsylvania Mineral Industries Conference, Petroleum and Natural Gas Section, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Natural Gas Men's Association, held at The Pennsylvania State College, April 24-25, 1936.
Bull. 21 Proceedings of the Seventh Pennsylvania Mineral Industries Conference, Petroleum and Natural Gas Section, in cooperation with The Pennsylvania Natural Gas Men's Association, held at The Pennsylvania State College, April 30-May 1, 1937.
Bull. 22 Determination of the Minimum Temperature of Sustained Combustion of Solid Fuels, by H.W. Nelson, O.P. Brysch and J.H. Lum. 1938.
Bull. 23 The Chemistry of the Petrographic Constituents of Bitminous Coal, Part 1. Studies on Fusain, by Walter Fuchs, A.W. Gauger, C.C. Hsiao and C.C. Wright. 1938.
Bull. 24 Petrology of the Bradford Sand of the Kane District, by Allen W. Waldo. 1938.
Bull. 25 Proceedings of the Eight Pennsylvania Mineral Industries Conference, Petroleum and Natural Gas Section, in cooperation with The Pennsylvania Natural Gas Men's Association, The Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil Association, The Bradford District Pennsylvania Oil Producer's Association, held at the Pennsylvania State College, May 27-28, 1938.
Bull. 26 Hydrogenation of the Petrographic Constituents of Pittsburgh Seam Coal, by C.C. Wright and George C. Sprunk. 1939.
Bull. 27 Problems and Trends in the Mineral Industries of Pennsylvania, by W.M. Myers. 1939.
Bull. 28 Hydrogenation of the Petrographic Constituents of High Splint Seam Coal, by C.C. Wright and George C. Sprunk. 1939.
Bull. 29 Petrology and Genesis of the Third Bradford Sand, by P.D. Krynine. 1940.
Bull. 30 Proceedings of the Ninth Pennsylvania Mineral Industries Conference, Petroleum and Natural Gas Section, in cooperation with The Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil Association, The Bradford District Pennsylvania Oil Producer's Association, held at The Pennsylvania State College, April 26-27, 1940.
Bull. 31 The Resistance of Anthracite to Mechanical and Thermal Shock, by C.C. Wright, L.L. Newman, and A.W. Gauger.
Bull. 32 Test Results on the Use of Anthracite in Heavy-Oil Water-Gas Operations at the Pottsville Gas Works, by L.L. Newman, C.C. Wright, and A.W. Gauger, 1941.
Bull. 33 Proceedings of the Tenth Pennsylvania Mineral Industries Conference, Petroleum and Natural Gas Section, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Natural Gas Men's Association, The Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil Association, The Bradford District Pennsylvania Oil Producer's Association, held at The Pennsylvania State College, May 2-3, 1941.
Bull. 34 Studies Concerning the Pressure Developed During the Carbonization of Coal, by Walter Fuchs, A.G. Sandhoff, J.A. Taylor and A.W. Gauger. 1941.
Bull. 35 The Performance of a Completely Automatic Domestic Bituminous Coal Stoker In Laboratory and Home Installation Tests, by T.S. Spicer, J.M. Pilcher, C.C. Wright and A.W. Gauger. 1942.
Bull. 36 Test Results in the Use of Anthracite in Gas-Oil Water-Gas Operations at the Carlisle Gas Works, by L.L. Newman, C.C. Wright and A.W. Gauger. 1942.
Bull. 37 Heating Domestic Service Water with Bituminous Coal, by T.S. Spicer, F.F. Dennis, and C.C. Wright. 1943.
Bull. 38 Tenth Anniversary of the Bradford District Research Group Program at the Pennsylvania State College. 1943.
Bull. 39 Proceedings of the Eighth Technical Conference on Petroleum Production. 1944.
Bull. 40 Progress in Research for Biennium 1943-45. 1945.
Bull. 41 Ninth Technical Conference on Petroleum Production. Nov. 2-3, 1945.
Bull. 42 Proceedings of a Housing and Heating Conference. 1945.
Bull. 43 Geology and Economic Aspects of the More Important High-Calcium Limestone Deposits in Pennsylvania, by F.M. Swain, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Railroad. 1946.
Bull. 44 Preparation of Humic Acids from Bituminous Coal and Their Separation From Mineral Matter and Fusain by Solvent Treatment, by T.S. Polansky, C.R. Kinney, and A.W. Gauger. 1946.
Bull. 45 Tenth Technical Conference on Petroleum Production. November 1-2, 1946.
Bull. 46 Progress in Research for Biennium 1945-47. 1947.
Bull. 47 Properties and New Uses of Pennsylvania Slate. 1947.
Bull. 48 Eleventh Technical Conference on Petroleum Production. Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 1947.
Bull. 49 Petrographic Characteristics, Plastic and Carbonizing Properties of Chilean Cols, by A.W. Gauger and Americo Albala. 1948.
Bull. 50 More Profit in Mechanical Mining Through Studies of Loading and Gathering Performance, by A.W. Bitner and D.R. Mitchell. 1948.
Bull. 51 The Domestic Mining Industry of the United States in World War II, by John Davis Morgan, Jr. 1949.
Bull. 52 Twelfth Technical Conference on Petroleum Production. Oct. 14-16, 1948.
Bull. 53 Progress in Research for Biennium 1947-49. 1949.
Bull. 54 Thirteenth Technical Conference on Petroleum Production/a. 1949.
Bull. 55 Progress in Research for Biennium 1949-1951.
Bull. 56 14th Technical Conference on Petroleum Production. 1951.
Bull. 57 A New Approach to Surface Chemistry and to Heterogeneous Catalysis, by W.A. Weyl. 1951.
Bull. 58 Industrial Studies of Pennsylvania Slate Production. 1951.
Bull. 59 15th Technical Conference on Petroleum Production. Oct. 24-26, 1951.
Bull. 60 16th Technical Conference on Petroleum Production. Oct. 22-24, 1952.
Bull. 61 Progress in Research, Biennium 1951-1953. June 1953.
Bull. 62 17th Technical Conference on Petroleum Production Oct. 28-30, 1953.
Bull. 63 Natural Gas Pipeline deposits by L.T. Bissey and J.F. Villarreal. 1954.
Bull. 64 18th Technical Conference on Petroleum Production, Oct. 6, 7, and 8. 1954.
Bull. 65 The Selection and Design of Refractory Ignition Arches for Single Retort Stokers, by T.S. Spicer and R.J. Grace. 1955.
Bull. 66 What's New in the Pennsylvania Slate Industry, by Frank Dalburg Hoyt. 1956.
Bull. 67 Progress in Research for Biennium 1953-1955.
Bull. 68 19th Technical Conference on Petroleum Production Nov. 16-18, 1955.
Bull. 69 Historical Statistics of Pennsylvania's Mineral Industries, 1759-1955. [errata] 1957.
Bull. 70 Proceedings of the Anthracite Conference Oct. 18-19. 1956.
Bull. 71 Commercial Possibilities of Some Orodvician Limestones in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, by Frank M. Swartz and R.R. Thompson
; Method for Determining Non-ignited Acid Insoluble Residue of Carbonate Rocks, by Richard R. Thompson;
Potential Tonnages of the Center Iron Sandstone in Perry County, Pennsylvania, by Frank M. Swartz and H. J. Hambleton;
An Investigation of Beneficiation of Iron-Bearing Sandstone by H.L. Lovell and J.W. Leonard.
Correlation of the Pottsville and Lower Allegheny Series in Parts of Clearfield and Center Counties
, by E.G. Williams and R.P. Nickelsen. July 1958.
Bull. 72 Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Drilling Symposium. Theme: Exploration Drilling, Oct. 8-10, 1959. Edited by H.L. Hartman. March 1960.
Bull. 73 Atlas of Pennsylvania Coal and Coal Mining: Part I, Bituminous Coal. G.F. Deasy and P.R. Griess. December 1959.
Bull. 74 The Use and Interchangeability of Fuels in Pennsylvania, by W.G. Jaworek and J.J. Schanz. 1960.
Bull. 75 Proceedings of the Anthracite Conference, Nov. 15-16, 1960. 1961.
Bull. 76 Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Rock Mechanics, March 30-April 1, 1961.
Bull. 77 Mineral Conservation Series—Flood Plain Sediments of Halfmoon Creek, Pennsylvania, by Alan A. Adler and Laurence H. Lattman; Commercial Possibilities of Some Cambrian and Ordovician Limestones and Dolomites in Blair and Centre Counties, Pennsylvania, by Richard R. Thompson; Application of Statistical Methods in Prospecting for High–Alumina Clay, by E.C. Williams and J.C. Griffiths. 1961.
Bull. 78 The Effect of Present Depreciation Allowances on the United States Steel Industry, by H.F. Fatzinger. 1962.
Bull. 79 Historical Statistics of Pennsylvania's Mineral Industries, 1956-1960, by J.J. Schanz, Jr. 1963. [errata]
Bull. 80 Mineral Conservation Series—Atlas of Pennsylvania Coal and Coal Mining: Part II, Anthracite, by G.F. Deasy and P.R. Griess. 1963.
Bull. 81 General Information Retrieval Program for Geological, Geophysical, and Geochemical Data, by J.N. Weber and P. Deines. 1964.
Bull. 82 Trace Metals in Stream Sediment Southeastern Pennsylvania, by M.L. Keith, E.F. Cruft and E.G. Dahlberg. 1967.
Bull. 83 Gaseous Equilibria in Portions of the System C-H-O-S. David H. Speidel and Emerson F. Heald.
Bull. 84 Historical Statistics of Pennsylvania's Mineral Industries 1961-1965. J.J. Schanz, Jr. 1967. [errata]
Bull. 85 Studies of Phase Equilibria in the Systems: CaO-MgO-Al2O3-TiO2-SiO2. E.F. Osborn, K.H. Gee, A. Maun, P.L. Roeder, G.C. Ulmer, 969.
Bull. 86 Trace Metals in Stream Sediment of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Bull. 87 Historical Statistics of Pennsylvania's Mineral Industries 1966-1970
Bull. 88 Temperature - Oxygen Fugacity Tables for Selected Gas Mixtures in the System C-H-O at One Atmosphere Total Pressure
Errata