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Finding aid and full-text scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1523. Dissertation (126 p.; illus.; maps) by Mary E. Marks titled "The Rock Asphalt Industry of Western Kentucky" written for the Department of Geography at the University of Chicago and submitted in December 1931. Discusses several important asphalt rock mining operations in the south central section of Kentucky.


Geology | United States History

SC 1523 MARKS Mary E.pdf (47317 kB)
Rock Asphalt Industry of Western Kentucky (dissertation)

SC 1523 MARKS Mary E Fig 1.jpg (2766 kB)
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