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Mines, Mining and Geology - Administrative Records - Annual Reports

 Series
Identifier: 050-01-023
Scope and Contents This series consists of annual reports of the Department of Mines, Mining and Geology. These published reports present in concise but comprehensive form the varieties of work undertaken by the Department, particularly emphasizing the programs of investigation and research in mineral resources and the accomplishments of the Department during each year. There are also reviews of work done in cooperation with other agencies.
Dates: Created: 1964-1969
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Administrative Records - Correspondence

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Identifier: 050-01-019
Scope and Contents This series is composed of several distinct subseries of records relating to several different administrations of the Dept. of Mines, Mining and Geology, including those of: W.S. Yeakes, S.W. McCallie, R.W. Smith, all three State Geologists, and Garland Peyton, Director of the Department. The papers are correspondence relating to the St. Louis World's Fair and the Century of Progress International Exposition; records of the Commission of Forestry and Geological Development, 1931 - 1937; and...
Dates: Created: 1897-1963
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Administrative Records - Geological Advisory Board Minutes

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Identifier: 050-01-001
Scope and Contents This series contains the summary minutes of regular and called meetings of the Geological Advisory Board and the Commission of Forestry and Geological Development. There are bound volumes and some loose minutes. In most cases the loose papers are duplicated in the bound volumes. The minutes contain: (1) records of members present and reviews of financial expenditures, (2) personnel actions, (3) proposed projects, and (4) periodic reports of committees and of activities. The Commission minutes...
Dates: Created: 1890-1937; 1970-1978
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Administrative Records - Letterbooks of the State Geologist

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Identifier: 050-01-025
Scope and Contents This series is composed of some bound letterbook copies of outgoing correspondence of the State Geologist. The letters relate to the routine work of the office of the State Geologist, replying to requests for reports, bulletins, and mineral analyses, and concerning the general supervision of the office. Part of the series consists of letters written by W.S. Yeates as Executive Commissioner for Georgia, Jamestown Exhibition, the first part of which is included in the general letterbook of the...
Dates: Created: 1906-1908
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Administrative Records - Misc. Files

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Identifier: 050-01-037
Dates: Created: 1936-1967
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Administrative Records - Publications

 Series
Identifier: 050-01-028
Scope and Contents This series consists of: (1) miscellaneous reports, (2) information circulars, (3) surveys, (4) handbooks, and (5) publications lists in both hardcover and paperbound volumes. Most of the reports give a review of activities of the Department in conjunction with federal and other state agencies and reveal information and studies of geological resources and conditions throughout the state.
Dates: Created: 1890-1972
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Administrative Records - State Geologist's Administrative Reports

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Identifier: 050-01-008
Scope and Contents This series contains the annual reports to the state geologist. The reports are printed and paperbound and give a broad survey of the department's activities while offering recommendations for the future. The reports list gifts and loans received by the Georgia Geological Survey.
Dates: Created: 1864-1900
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Administrative Records - State Geologist's Correspondence

 Series
Identifier: 050-01-006
Scope and Contents This series consists of routine local, state, national and international correspondence of the State Geologist. Included in some instances are: (1) enclosures such as photographs, (2) blueprints, (3) maps, (4) circulars, (5) requests, (6) laboratory reports, (7) job applications, and (8) other papers. The correspondence covers almost all areas of operations of the State Geologist's office. The earlier portion of the series is primarily incoming correspondence; the latter portion of the series...
Dates: Created: 1891-1963
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Administrative Records - State Geologist's Quarterly Reports

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Identifier: 050-01-026
Scope and Contents This series consists of quarterly reports of the State Geologist and Assistant State Geologist as given to the Governor and the Advisory Board of the Geological Survey of Georgia. These narratives vary in form and content and cover the years 1909 - 1936. The quarterly reports covering the fiscal activities of the State Geologists office may be found in RGSGSERIES 50-1-24, Financial Reports and Warrant Requests.
Dates: Created: 1909-1936
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Fiscal Records - Audit Reports

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Identifier: 050-04-004
Scope and Contents This series contains reports of the annual examination of departmental accounts conducted by the state auditor. Information is provided in four categories: (1) receipts and disbursements; (2) analysis of personal services, which indicate employees' names, job titles, salaries, and individual expenses; (3) analysis of travel expenses by individual, and (4) reconciliation of bank accounts.
Dates: Created: 1924-1936
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Fiscal Records - Expenditure Ledgers

 Series
Identifier: 050-04-003
Scope and Contents This is a series containing expenditure ledgers for the department. Some of the bound volumes list the expenditures incurred in organizing and setting up a Georgia exhibit for the St. Louis Exposition of 1904. They also detail expenses for moving the exhibits to the Jamestown Exposition. Other volumes list expenses incurred by field geologists. Each of the ledgers indicates the date the payment was made, the person paid, the services rendered and the amount paid.
Dates: Created: 1896-1916
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Fiscal Records - Receipts and Disbursement Journals

 Series
Identifier: 050-04-002
Dates: Created: 1890-1950
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Fiscal Records - State Geologist's Library Inventory Catalog

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Identifier: 050-04-007
Scope and Contents This series contains accession records for the State Geologist's Library. The bound volume includes for each accession: (1) the accession number, (2) title, (3) author, (4) date of accession (after 1894), and (5) the place from where the publication was received.
Dates: Created: 1894
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Geological Field Agents - Geological Field Notebooks

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Identifier: 050-02-009
Scope and Contents Part I: geological descriptions and topographical measurements of specific locations, surveys, maps, sketches, and travel records arranged by name of mineral. Part II: well reports, including county maps, well name and number, location, owner, date of completion, depth and use. Arranged alphabetically by county. Part III: geological descriptions and topographical measurements of specific location, surveys maps, sketches, and travel records on miscellaneous minerals.
Dates: Created: 1900-1936
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Geological Field Agents - Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin Drafts

 Series
Identifier: 050-02-017
Scope and Contents This series contains the manuscript versions of the Bulletins of the Georgia Geological Survey. For published volumes, see RGSGSERIES 50-2-27, Georgia Geological Survey Bulletins.
Dates: Created: 1929-1967
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Geological Field Agents - Georgia Geological Survey Bulletins

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Identifier: 050-02-027
Scope and Contents This series consists of published monographs on specific geological subjects in Georgia. There are both hard and soft bound volumes and some volumes contain loose maps. The bulletins contain reports of surveys on geological resources and conditions of the state and each volume covers a specific resource or condition on a local or statewide basis. This series is related to RGSGSERIES 50-2-17, Drafts of Bulletins.
Dates: Created: 1894-1976
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Geological Field Agents - Georgia Mineral Newsletter

 Series
Identifier: 050-02-013
Scope and Contents The Georgia Mineral Newsletter is a quarterly periodical containing articles on Georgia geological conditions. These are illustrated and supplemented by maps. The newsletters' primary function is to provide the public with information on Georgia's geological conditions. More detailed information of this kind can be found in RGSGSERIES 50-2-23, Annual Reports of the Department of Mines, Mining and Geology.
Dates: Created: 1953-1965
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Geological Field Agents - Georgia Mineral Statistics

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Identifier: 050-02-029
Scope and Contents This series consists of statements of production and value of Georgia minerals and lists producers of various minerals. The statements are loose papers, tables and charts. The production statements include: (1) names of companies, (2) amount of minerals produced in ton and value, (3) ad­dresses of the various producers, and (4) tabulations of the U.S. Bureau of Mines.
Dates: Created: 1912-1969
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Geological Field Agents - Laboratory Experiments

 Series
Identifier: 050-02-010
Scope and Contents This series consists of registers of chemical analyses and assays of minerals and water conducted by the Geological Survey of Georgia. Entries include information about property owners, locations, and summaries of the analyses. Early entries also include method of analysis.
Dates: Created: 1898-1910
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Geological Field Agents - Misc. Manuscripts

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Identifier: 050-02-015
Scope and Contents This series consists of: (1) bound and unbound manuscripts, (2) maps of geological areas or deposits, (3) sketches and drawings illustrating geological resources or conditions, and (4) texts of studies of specific geological resources or conditions on a local or statewide basis. Also included is a manuscript that gives the geological history of the state.
Dates: Created: 1944-1962
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Geological Field Agents - Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 050-02-011
Scope and Contents This series consists of paperbound scrapbooks which contain newspaper articles dealing with the Department's activities and geological phenomena in Georgia. The clippings were collected by the Department's staff from newspapers of numerous Georgia cities and towns as well as from outside the state.
Dates: Created: 1935-1954
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Geological Field Agents - State Geologist Photographs and Negative Files

 Series
Identifier: 050-02-033
Scope and Contents This series contains approximately 4,000 photographs and photograph negative albums taken primarily by S.W. McCallie and R.W. Smith, Georgia State Geologists, and other staff members of the Department of Mines, Mining and Geology apparently in connection with official field trips. The subjects of these photographs vary widely, perhaps more so than some might expect. Although a majority pertains to geological sites and some are even grouped by subjects such as...
Dates: Created: 1870-1955
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Surface Mind Land Use Board - Annual Reports

 Series
Identifier: 050-05-021
Scope and Contents This series consists of Annual Reports of the Georgia Surface Mined Land Use Board. These reports include: (1) information on all activities included in surface mining in Georgia, supplemented by illustrations, maps and charts; (2) pictures of the current members of the Board; (3) financial statement for the fiscal year, and (4) projected needs and objectives for the coming year.
Dates: Created: 1969-1971
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Surface Mind Land Use Board - Minutes, Rules and Regulations

 Series
Identifier: 050-05-032
Scope and Contents This series contains the Surface Mined Land Use Board minutes, committee minutes, rules and regulations as formulated at the Board meetings and related correspondence. Thus, these records document all phases of the Board's operation from its inception in 1968 to the Georgia governmental reorganization of 1972. The Board's chief function was to promote the reclamation of lands damaged by surface mining operations or the erosion caused thereby, as outlined in the Georgia Surface Mining Act of...
Dates: Created: 1968-1972
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Surface Mind Land Use Board - Subject Files

 Series
Identifier: 050-05-031
Scope and Contents This series contains: (1) correspondence, (2) memorandums, (3) speeches, (4) mailing lists, (5) legal notices, (6) newsletters, (7) news releases, (8) budget data, (9) personnel data, and (10) copies of proposed legislation documenting all phases of operation of the Surface Mined Land Use Board. This Board was organized in 1968 to administer the provisions of the Georgia Surface Mined Use Act. Specifically, the Board was charged with providing for the reclamation of lands scarred by surface...
Dates: Created: 1968-1972
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - Surface Mind Land Use Board - Symposium Proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 050-05-012
Scope and Contents This series contains the Proceedings of the Georgia Surface Mined Land Use Board Symposium on the Rehabilitation of Drastically Disturbed Surface Mined Lands. The proceedings contain talks by participants on the environmental results of surface mining and suggested idea, for reclamation. A list of those attending is included.
Dates: Created: 1971
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - WPA State-Wide Minerals Survey Project - County Surveys, Technical and Supervisory Records

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Identifier: 050-03-030
Scope and Contents This series contains: (1) County Supervisors' reports; (2) field notes, charts, maps, and tables; (3) correspondence of the County Supervisors, for the following counties included in the Minerals Survey: Bartow, Bibb, Chatham, Chattooga, Cherokee, Cobb, Dade, Floyd, Fulton, Gilmer, Glynn, Gordon, Habersham, Hall, Haralson, Lincoln, Lumpkin, Monroe, Murray, Paulding, Polk, Rabun, Richmond, Telfair, Troup and Ware.For all other counties, except Brantley and Evans, mineral and water...
Dates: Created: 1939-1942
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - WPA State-Wide Minerals Survey Project - Department Director's Project Files

 Series
Identifier: 050-03-018
Scope and Contents This series consists of the WPA project files of Captain Garland Peyton, Director of the Department of Mines, Mining and Geology. It contains: (1) drafts of the proposal for the state-wide project, (2) personnel files for the supervisors and technicians, (3) periodic reports from counties and districts, (4) copies of the monthly state-wide reports, (5) financial records of the contributions of the sponsors of the state-wide project, and (6) other project related materials.
Dates: Created: 1939-1942
Found in: Georgia Archives

Mines, Mining and Geology - WPA State-Wide Minerals Survey Project - Project and Administrative Subject Files

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Identifier: 050-03-022
Scope and Contents This series documents the supervision and control of the State-wide Minerals Survey Project. It includes survey-related correspondence of Robert C. Beckstorn, State Project Supervisor, and Peyton Garland, Director, Department of Mines, Mining and Geology, and mineral location summaries. Also included are Minutes of the Georgia State WPA Advisory Council, 1940-1941, which cover the entire range of WPA projects in Georgia. In addition, the series contains the correspondence of Peyton Garland...
Dates: Created: 1939-1942
Found in: Georgia Archives

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