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Printed & Online Sources

  • “Alaska,” in The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910, pp. 472-477. (This book is available on Google Book Search for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format.)
  • “Alaska,” in New International Yearbook: A Compendium of the World’s Progress for the year 1910, Frank Moore Colby, editor, and Allen Leon Churchill, associate editor, 1909, pp. 19-21. (This book is available on Google Book Search for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format on Google Book Search.)
  • Alaska: A Guide to Alaska, Last American Frontier, by Merle Colby, Federal Writers’ Project, U.S. History Publishers, 1944, ISBN 1603540024, 9781603540025. (This book is available on Google Book Search for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format.)
  • Alaska Almanac, by Edward Sanford Harrison, compiled by Edward Sanford Harrison, The Harrison Publishing Company, 1909.
  • Alaska, An Empire in the Making, by John Jasper Underwood. Dodd, Mead and co., 1913, 440 pp. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format on Google Book Search.) (This book includes information on marble tombstones and marble quarries, pp. 233-234.)
  • Alaska and Its Resources, by William Healey Dall, Lee and Shepard, 1897, 627 pp. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format on Google Book Search.)
  • Alaska Bibliography, presented on the Anchorage Borough, Alaska GenWeb Project web site.

  • Alaska Facts and Symbols, by Muriel L. Dubois, Capstone Press, 2003, 24 pp., ISBN 0736822321, 9780736822329.
  • Alaska Historical Timeline, presented on the Anchorage Borough, Alaska GenWeb Project web site.

  • Alaska History: An Annotated Bibliography, by Marvin W. Falk, compiled by Marvin W. Falk, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006, 371 pp., ISBN 0313282242, 9780313282249.
  • Alaska in Transition: The Southeast Region, by George William Rogers, Published for Resources for the Future by Johns Hopkins Press, 1960, 384 pp.
  • Alaska: It’s Resources and Development, United States Natural Resources Committee, Alaska Resources Committee, B. Frank Heimtzleman and Robert Marshall, Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1938. (This book is available on the Internet Archive.)
  • Alaska Native People of South Central and Upper Cook Inlet Alaska, by Colleen Mielke, presented on the Anchorage Borough, Alaska GenWeb Project web site.

  • Alaska, Our Beautiful Northland of Opportunity: A description of its Rivers, Mountains, Glaciers, Volcanoes, and other Beautiful and Unusual Scenic Features of the Rare Delights...: Our Beautiful Northland of Opportunity, by Agnes Rush Burr, The Page Co., 1919, 428 pp. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format on Google Book Search.)
  • Alaska’s Mineral Industry 2001,” Special Report 56, Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys in cooperation with Division of Community & Business Development, Division of Mining, Land & Water.

  • Alaskan Geographic Names, by Marcus Baker, Excerpt from U.S.G.S. Annual Report No. 21, presented on the Anchorage Borough, Alaska GenWeb Project web site.

  • The Alaskan Mining Industry in 1913,” by A. H. Brooks, in Bulletin 592, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1914, pp. 45-74.
  • The Alaskan Mining Industry in 1914,” by A. H. Brooks, in Bulletin 622, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1915, pp. 15-68.
  • The Alaskan Mining Industry in 1915,” by A. H. Brooks in Bulletin 642, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1916, pp. 17-72.
  • The Alaskan Mining Industry in 1916,” by A. H. Brooks, in Bulletin 662, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917, pp. 11-62.
  • The Alaskan Mining Industry in 1917,” by G. C. Martin, in Bulletin 692, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1918, pp. 11-42.
  • The Alaskan Mining Industry in 1918,” by G. C. Martin, in Bulletin 712, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1919, pp. 11-52.
  • The Alaskan Mining Industry in 1919,” by A. H. Brooks and G. C. Martin, in Bulletin 714, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1921, pp. 59-95.
  • Alaska’s Mineral Supplies,” by A. H. Brooks, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 666-P, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, pp. 1-14.
  • Alaska’s Mineral Supplies, by A. H. Brooks, in Bulletin 714, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1921, pp. 5-57.
  • Alaska’s Mineral Wealth,” in Our New Alaska, by Charles Hallock, Ayer Publishing, 1970, 209 pp., ISBN 0405026706, 9780405026706. (Information on Alaskan marble quarries is included in this book.)
  • Alaska’s Minerals as a Basis for Industry, by H. F. Bain, Bureau of Mines Information Circular 7379, 1964, 89 pp.
  • Alaska’s Southeast: Touring the Inside Passage, by Michelle Gurney, Globe Pequot, 2006, 315 pp., ISBN 0762738901, 9780762738908.
  • Alaska’s Southeast: Touring the Inside Passage, by Mike Miller, GPP Travel, (eleventh edition) May 13, 2008, 304 pp., ISBN-10: 0762745355, ISBN-13: 978-0762745357.
  • An Abridged History of Alaska, by John W. Brown, 1909. (The text of this book is available on the Internet Archive web site.)
  • The Building Stones and Materials of Southeastern Alaska,” by C. W. Wright, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 345b, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1908, pp. 116-126.
  • Chronologies of Alaska and Regional Newspapers, Alaska State Library.

  • “Conditions in Alaska,” in The Vermonter: A State Magazine, March 1904, pp. 233.
  • “Economic Developments in Southeastern Alaska,” Bulletin 259, by F. E. and C. W. Wright, in Bulletin 259, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, 1905, pp. 47-68.
  • Fortunes from the Earth: An History of the Base and Industrial Minerals of Southeast Alaska, by Patricia Roppel, Sunflower University Press, 1991, 139 pp., ISBN 0897451368, 9780897451369.
  • The Geography and Geology of Alaska, A Summary of Existing Knowledge, by A. H. Brooks, with a section on climate, by Cleveland Abbe, Jr., and a topographic map and description thereof, by R. U. Goode. Professional Paper 45, 1906, 327 pp.
  • Geographic Dictionary of Alaska, Bulletin 299, by Marcus Baker, second edition, prepared by James McCormick, 1906, 690 pp. (This book is available on Google Book Search for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format.)
  • Geography of Alaska,” in The United States Geological Survey: Its Origin, Development, Organization, and Operations, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1904, pp. 33-48. (Includes map: “Map of Alaska, Showing Progress of Topographic and Geologic Surveys, 1898-1903.”)
  • Geologic Survey of Alaska, by Alfred H. Brooks, U. S. Geological Survey, in Popular Science Monthly, McClure, Phillips and Co., 1906, pp. 42-54. (This book is available on Google Book Search – Full View Books.)
  • "The Geology and Mineral Resources of Kenai Peninsula," by G. C. Martin, B. L. Johnson, and U.S. Grant, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 587, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1915, pp. 243.
  • "The Geology and Mineral Resources of Parts of Alaska Peninsula," by W. W. Atwood, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 467, United States Geological Survey, Washington, DC., Government Printing Office, 1911, pp. 137.
  • "The Geology and Mineral Resources of the Nizina District, Alaska," by F. H. Moffit and S. R. Capps, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 448, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1911, pp. 111.
  • "The Geology and Mineral Resources of the Solomon and Casadepaga Quadrangles, Seward Peninsula, Alaska," by P. S. Smith, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 433, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1910, 227 pp.
  • "The Geology and Mineral Resources of the West Coast of Chichagof Island," by R. M. Overbeck, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 692, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1919, pp. 91-136.
  • Geology of Southeast Alaska: Rock and Ice in Motion, by Harold Stowell, University of Alaska Press, March 1, 2006, 152 pp., ISBN-10: 188996381X, ISBN-13: 978-1889963815.
  • Geology of the Dry Pass Area, Southeastern Alaska, Geologic Report No. 7, by Gerald Herreid and M. A. Kaufman, Juneau, Alaska, June 1964, State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mines and Minerals (in PDF format). (This publication includes a geologic map of the Dry Pass Area.)
  • Glimpses of Alaska, As It Was and As It Is, by Alaska territorial chamber of commerce, Chamber of Commerce, Alaska Chamber of Commerce, Alaska, The Chamber, 1938, 111 pp.
  • Guide to Alaska and the Yukon, ed. by Lou Jacobin, Guide to Alaska Co., Juneau, Alaska, 1956, 288 pp.
  • A Guide to Alaska, Last American Frontier, by Merle Colby, Macmillan Co., New York, 1939, 427 pp.
  • Handbook of Alaska: Its Resources, Products and Attractions, by Adolphus Washington Greely, C. Scribner, 1914, 280 pp. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format on Google Book Search. This book includes information on Alaskan marble quarries and industry.)
  • History of Mines and Prospects, Ketchikan District, Prior to 1952, SR 1, by John Bufvers, Alaska Department of Natural Resources publication, 1967, 32 pp.
  • Inactive Production Rock Sites and Quarries, 2002 Annual Report, Kennecott Greens Creek Mining Company, August 2003.

  • Inactive Production Rock Sites and Quarries, 2011 Annual Report, Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company, April 15, 2012.

  • "Investigation of the Mineral Deposits of Seward Peninsula," by P. S. Smith, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 345, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1908, pp. 206-250.
  • Juneau Township Historic Building Survey, City and Bureau of Juneau, September 1988 (in PDF format).
  • The Ketchikan and Wrangell Mining Districts, Alaska, Bulletin 347, by Fred Eugene Wright and Charles Will Wright, U. S. Geological Survey, Government Printing Office, 1908. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format on Google Book Search.) (The section on “Building Stones” includes information on the following subjects: Marble, granite, and cement, pp. 191-200.)
  • A Location Guide for Rockhounds, (PDF) Collected by Robert C. Beste, PG, St. Louis, Missouri: Hobbitt Press, 2nd ed., December 1996, 148 pp. (Includes chapters on “Mineral Locations by State,” “Appendix and Glossary,” and “Bibliography.”)
  • Map of Alaska Showing Distribution of Mineral Deposits, scale 1:5,000,000; by A. H. Brooks. New editions included in United States Geological Survey Bulletins 642 and 662, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office.
  • Map of Industrial Minerals Occurrences in Alaska, Miscellaneous Publication 43, by DeAnne S. Pinney and Emily S. Duenwald, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, September 2001, 103 pp.
  • "Marble Deposits of Southeastern Alaska," by E. F. Burchard, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 682, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, date unknown, pp. unknown. (Report in preparation in 1917.)
  • Marble in Alaska,” in the Journal of the Franklin Institute, by Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pa., Pergamon Press, 1902, pp. 309-310. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format on Google Book Search.)
  • Marble in Juneau, Skagway, and Sitka Districts – Topographic and Commercial Relations,” in Analyses of Rocks and Minerals from the Laboratory of the United States Geological Survey, 1880 to 1914, by Frank Wigglesworth Clarke, U. S. Government Printing Office, 1915, pp. 97-107. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format on Google Book Search.)
  • Marble On The Edge,” by Gary McWilliams, in Hot Coffee and Other Wild Goose Tales, 3rd ed., 2008, published by Stone Arts of Alaska, Craig, Alaska, 2008, pp. 366-372. (“Marble on The Edge” is the story about Gary McWilliams’ search for his “Jupiter Marble” on Dall Island, Alaska. This book also includes accounts of his many adventures. You can learn more about Gary McWilliams, adventurer and sculptor, on his web site Stone Arts of Alaska.)
  • Marble Resources of Ketchikan and Wrangell Districts,” by E. F. Burchard, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 542, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1913, pp. 52-77. (This book is available on the U. S. Geological Services web site at the link above.)
  • Marble Resources of Southeastern Alaska, Bulletin 682, by Ernest F. Burchard, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1920.
  • "Marble Resources of the Juneau, Skagway, and Sitka Districts," by E. F. Burchard, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 592, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1914, pp. 95-107.
  • “The Marbles of Alaska” in Stone: An Illustrated Magazine, Vol. XXXVII, No. 11, November 1916, pp. 583-584. (This magazine is available on Google Book Search for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format.)
  • The Milepost: for Motorists, Sportsmen, Vacationists, Alaska Research Co., Anchorage, Alaska. (Annual booklet of highway maps and detailed information covering the Laska highway.)
  • "The Mineral Deposits of Alaska," by A. H. Brooks, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 592, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1914, pp. 18-44.
  • "The Mineral Deposits of the Chitina Valley," by F. H. Moffit, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 642, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1916, pp. 129-136.
  • "Mineral Deposits of Kodiak and the Neighboring Islands," by G. C. Martin, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 542, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1913, pp. 125-136.
  • "Mineral Deposits of the Kotsina-Kuskulana District, With Notes on Mining in Chitina Valley," by F. H. Moffit, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 622, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1915, pp. 103-117.
  • "The Mineral Deposits of the Yakataga Region," by A. G. Maddren, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 592, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1914, pp. 119-154.
  • Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1907, Bulletin 345, Alfred Hulse Brooks, U. S. Geological Survey, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1908, 294 pp. (This book is available on Google Book Search for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format.)
  • Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1908, Bulletin 379, Alfred H. Brooks and Others, U. S. Geological Survey, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909. (This book is available on Google Book Search for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format.)
  • Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1910, by Alfred Hulse Brooks, U. S. Geological Survey, Government Printing Office, 1911, 333 pp. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format on Google Book Search.)
  • Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1911, Bulletin 520, by Alfred H. Brooks and Others, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1912.
  • Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1914, Bulletin 622, by Alfred Brooks and others, U. S. Geological Survey, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1915.  (This book is available on Google Books for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format.)

  • Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1919, Bulletin 714, by Alfred H. Brooks and Others, Department of Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1921.
  • Mineral Industry of Alaska in 1929 and Administrative Report, by Philip Sidney Smith, U. S. Geological Survey, published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1930, 120 pp.
  • The Mineral Industry of Alaska in 1939, Technology & Science U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin 926A, by Philip S. Smith, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C.: 1941. 107 pp.
  • Mineral Industry of Alaska in 1940, United States Geological Survey Bulletin 933-A, by Philip S. Smith, 1942, 102 pp.
  • Mineral Resources in Alaska, Report of Progress of Investigations in 1909, United States Geological Survey, Bulletin 442, by Alfred H. Brooks and Others, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1910, 432 pp.
  • Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1917, Bulletin 692, by G. C. Martin, et. al., United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1919. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format on Google Book Search.)
  • Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1933, by Philip Sidney Smith, Stephen Reid Capps, Ralph Tuck, John Beaver Mertie, U. S. Geological Survey, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1936, 255 pp.
  • Mineral Resources of Alaska, 1936: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1936, by Philip Sidney Smith, Ralph Tuck, John Beaver Mertie, John C. Reed, U. S. Geological Survey, U. S. Government Printing Office, 1939.
  • "Mineral Resources of the Chisana-White River District," by S. R. Capps, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 622, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1915, pp. 189-228.
  • "Mineral Resources of Jack Bay District and Vicinity," by B. L. Johnson, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 692, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1919, pp. 153-173.
  • "Mineral Resources of the Kantishna Region," by S. R. Capps, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 662, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1917, pp. 279-331.
  • "Mineral Resources of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska," by F. H. Moffit and R. W. Stone, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 277, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1906, 80 pp.
  • "Mineral Resources of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska," by G. C. Martin, B. L. Johnson, and U. S. Grant, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 587, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1915, 243 pp.
  • "Mineral Resources of the Lake Clark-Iditarod Region," by P. S. Smith, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 622, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1915, pp. 247-271.
  • The Mineral Resources of the Mount Wrangell District, Alaska, by W. C. Mendenhall and F. C. Schrader, United States Geological Survey, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1903, 77 pp.
  • "Mineral Resources of the Nabesna-White River District," by F. H. Moffit and Adolph Knopf; with a section on the Quaternary, by S. R. Capps, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 417, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1910, 64 pp.
  • "Mineral Resources of the Ruby-Kuskokwim Region," by J. B. Mertie, Jr., and G. L. Harrington, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 642, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1916, pp. 228-266.
  • "Mineral Resources of the Upper Matanuska and Nelchina Valleys," by G. C. Martin and J. B. Mertie, Jr., in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 592, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1914, pp. 273-300.
  • "Mineral Resources of the Upper Chulitna Region," by S. R. Capps, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 692, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1919, pp. 207-232.
  • "Mineral Resources of the Yukon-Koyukuk Region," by E. M. Eakin, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 592, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1914, pp. 371-384.
  • Mining,” in Report of the Governor of Alaska to the Secretary of the Interior, by Alaska Governor, United States Dept. of the Interior, U. S. Government Printing Office, 1901, pp. 140-141. (This book is available for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format on Google Book Search.)
  • “Mining Developments in the Ketchikan Mining District,” by Theodore Chapin, in Bulletin 692, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing House, 1919, pp. 85-89.
  • “Mining in Southeastern Alaska,” by C. W. Wright, in Bulletin 379, by R. S. Tarr, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1909, pp. 67-68.
  • Mining in Southeastern Alaska,” by Adolph Knopf, in Bulletin 442, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1910, pp. 133-143.
  • The Mining Industry in 1905,” by A. H. Brooks, in Bulletin 284, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1906, pp. 4-9.
  • The Mining Industry in 1906,” by A. H. Brooks, in Bulletin 314, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1907, pp. 19-39.
  • The Mining Industry in 1907,” by A. H. Brooks, in Bulletin 345, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1908, pp. 30-53.
  • The Mining Industry in 1908,” by A. H. Brooks, in Bulletin 379, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1909, pp. 21-62.
  • The Mining Industry in 1909,” by A. H. Brooks, in Bulletin 442, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1910, pp. 20-46.
  • The Mining Industry in 1910,” by A. H. Brooks, in Bulletin 480, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1911, pp. 21-42.
  • The Mining Industry in 1911,” by A. H. Brooks, in Bulletin 520, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1912, pp. 19-44.
  • The Mining Industry in 1912,” by A. H. Brooks, in Bulletin 542, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1913, pp. 18-51.
  • "Nonmetallic Deposits of Southeastern Alaska," by C. W. Wright, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 284, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1906, pp. 54-60.
  • "Nonmetalliferous Mineral Resources of Southeastern Alaska," by C. W. Wright, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 314, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1907, pp. 73-81.
  • Opportunity in Alaska, by George Sundborg, The Macmillan Company, 1945, 302 pp. (Includes some information on the historical Alaskan marble quarries.)
  • Our Northern Domain: Alaska, Picturesque, Historic and Commercial, by Nathan Haskell Dole, Boston: Dana Estes & Co., 1910, 237 pp. (This book is available on Google Book Search - Full View Books for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format.)
  • Polk’s 1923-24 Alaska-Yukon Gazetteer and Business Directory, Containing alphabetical lists of business firms and private citizens of the Towns of Anchorage, Cordova, Dawson, Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan, Mayo, Nanana, Nome, Petersburg, Seward, Skagway, Valdez, White Horse and Wrangell, R. L. Polk & Co., Inc., Seattle, Washington, November 1923.  (This book is presented on the Anchorage Borough, Alaska GenWeb Project web site.)

  • Preliminary Report on the Ketchikan Mining District, Alaska, with an introductory sketch of the geology of southeastern Alaska, Professional Paper 1, by Alfred H. Brooks, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, 1902, 120 pp. (This book is available on Google Book Search - Full View Books for reading or downloading to your computer in PDF format.)
  • Prince of Wales Area Plan,” originally adopted June 1985,  Revised October 1998.

    • Chapter 3.  Land Management Policies for Each Management Unit.  (Quarries discussed include:  Calder, historic site, quarry; “The Shakan-Dry Pass-Calder area was traditionally a center of the marble quarry industry, active until the onset of World War II.”;  “A quarry on the east side of Marble Island; A limestone quarry, approximately two miles northeast of Edna Bay, was mined from the early part of the century until the onset of World War II.”)   

  • Prince of Wales Island,” in Best Places Alaska: The Locals’ Guide to the Best Lodgings, Outdoor Adventures, Sights, Shopping, and Restaurants, by Kate Ripley, Sasquatch Books, 2003, pp. 16-20, ISBN 1570613745, 9781570613746.
  • R. L. Polk & Co.’s 1915-16 Alaska-Yukon Gazetteer and Business Directory Containing an Alphabetical List of Business Firms and Private Citizens of the Towns of Cordova, Dawson, Douglas, Fairbanks, Haines, Iditarod, Juneau, Ketchikan, Nome, St. Michael, Seward, Skagway, Thane, Treadwell, Valdez, White Horse and Wrangell, Compiled and Published by R. L. Polk Co., Inc., Seattle, Washington, August, 1915.  (This book is presented on the Anchorage Borough, Alaska GenWeb Project web site.)

  • "Railway Routes," by A. H. Brooks, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 284, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1906, pp. 10-17.
  • "Railway Routes from the Pacific Seaboard to Fairbanks, Alaska," by A. H. Brooks, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 520, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office 1912, pp. 45-88.
  • Record of Vermont Marble Company’s Interest in Alaska up to and Including 1915, an old ledger located at the Ketchikan Library, according to the article “The State Capitol and Its Marble and Keeping the Capital in Juneau,” by June Allen, October 20, 2004, in Sit News online: Stones in the News, Ketchikan, Alaska. (According to the author, “The ledger includes reports of exploration, site data, competitor activity and correspondence from a ten-year period of activity.”)
  • Report on Progress of Investigations of the Mineral Resources of Alaska in 1905, A. H. Brooks, and others, United States Geological Survey, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1906, 169 pp.
  • Roadside Geology of Alaska, by Cathy Connor and Daniel O'Haire, Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated, April 1988, Paperback, 256 pp., ISBN: 0878422137.
  • Rock Quarry Potential:  Preliminary Investigation, State of Alaska, November 2010, Prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, in cooperation with State of Alaska, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.

  • A Selected List of United States Geological Survey Publications on Alaska, Arranged Alphabetically, United States Geological Survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1933. 14 pp. (Issued as an appendix to the Geological Survey's Bulletin 836.)
  • Southeastern Alaska’s Mineral Industry, Information Circular 7844, by Alvin Kaufman, U. S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Mines, 1958, 39 pp. (in PDF format).
  • "Special Reports on Building Stones of the United States for 1880," Tenth Census, vol. 10, by George W. Hawes, George P. Merrill, and others, 1884.
  • The Stone Industries, by Oliver Bowles, New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1939, 519 pp.
  • Stones for Building and Decoration, by George Perkins Merrill, 3rd ed., rev. and enl., New York: J. Wiley & Sons; 1897, 3rd ed. 1908.
  • “The Structure and Stratigraphy of Gravina and Revillagigedo Islands, Alaska,” by Theodore Chapin, in Professional Paper 120, United States Geological survey, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1918, pp. 83-100.
  • Talkeetna, Alaska Cemetery: Latitude 62:323N, Longitude: 150,109W,” by Peggy Jenks, in Association for Gravestone Quarterly, Vol. 31, No. 3, Summer, 2007, pp. 10-11.
  • Tariff Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, Sixtieth Congress, By United States Congress House, Committee on Ways and Means, Government Printing Office, 1908. Item notes: v. 13-17 (“Statement of Mr. Frank C. Partridge, of Proctor, Vt.” on tariff on marble, pp. 1554-1568.)
  • Tariff Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, Sixth Congress, 1908-09, United States Congress, House Committee on Ways and Means, Government Printing Office, 1909. Item notes: v. 2 Schedules B-C 1908-1909 (“Brief Submitted by Mr. Frank C. Partridge, of Proctor, Vt., Representing the Marble Producers,” pp. 1252-1262)
  • Tariff Schedules:  Hearings Before the Committee Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Oscar Wilder Underwood, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913.  (This book is available on Google Books.)

  • The Technology of Marble Quarrying, U. S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 106, by Oliver Bowles, Washington : Government Printing Office, 1916.
  • “Tokeen,” in Alaska Journal, 7, No. 4, 1977, pp. 220-226. (This article is about a settlement at a marble quarry on Marble Island.)
  • Uncle Sam’s Attic: The Intimate Story of Alaska, by Mary Lee Davis, W. A. Wilde Co., Boston, Mass.: 1930, 402 pp.
  • "The Upper Chitina Valley," by F. H. Moffitt, With a Description of the Igneous Rocks, by R. M. Overbeck, in United States Geological Survey Bulletin 675, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office 1918, pp. 82.
  • “View Cove, a Limestone Quarry,” in Alaska Journal, 9, No. 2, 1979, pp. 44-48. (This article is about an abandoned settlement on Dall Island which was active in the 1930s and 1940s.)

Stone Carvers, Stone Cutters, etc.

  • Gary McWilliams, Marble Carver and owner of Stone Arts of Alaska, in Craig, Alaska. According to the web site, the stone sold by Stone Arts of Alaska comes from the coastal area islands of southeast Alaska. Visit the web site to view finished pieces made from the Aphrodite Marble, Jupiter Marble, Prince of Wales Greenstone, and many other Alaskan stones. Several of these stones contain fossils.
    • Marble on the Edge,” by Gary McWilliams of Stone Arts of Alaska. This article is an Alaska/boat/stone/art story.  It is about Gary McWilliams’ journey of discovery of Jupiter Marble in Southeast Alaska.
    • Stone Creations from Alaskan Stone, by Gary McWilliams of Stone Arts of Alaska.  Click on the first link to view many of Gary McWilliams’ pieces/sculptures created from “Circus Conglomerate” from Prince of Wales Island; Pink Marble; Aphrodite Marble; Karheen Conglomerate; Prince of Wales Greenstone aka One Duck Greenstone; Jupiter Marble; and concretions, all found in Alaska.

      Owl of Karheen Conglomerate from Alaska, Gary McWilliams, Stone Arts of Alaska Pink marble from Alaska, Gary McWilliams, Stone Arts of Alaska Large yellow snail fossil in Aphrodite Marble from Alaska, Gary McWilliams, Stone Arts of Alaska

      Owl of Karheen Conglomerate from Alaska, Gary McWilliams

      Pink Marble Sculpture from Alaska, by Gary McWilliams

      Large yellow snail fossil in Aphrodite Marble from Alaska, Gary McWilliams

    • Gary McWilliams, Marble Carver, in Craig, Alaska, is the subject of the article, “Carving beauty: Craig man transforms rare Southeast Alaska rocks into art,” by Elizabeth Bluemink, Juneau Empire, Web posted June 29, 2006. (The link to this article is no longer available.)
      <http://www.juneauempire.com/entertainment/stories/062906/art_20060629006.shtml >

      According to this article, Gary McWilliams is a sculptor and owner of Stone Arts of Alaska in Craig, Alaska. He prospects all over Alaska searching for marble to use in his sculptures including marble the Aphrodite marble deposit that he located in 1994 and named.

    • Gary McWilliams – “Aphrodite marble mine beautifies Southeast: the search for this colorful rock brought entrepreneur Gary McWilliams into business,” in Alaska Business Monthly, November, 2002, by Kent L. Colby, on findarticles.com. (This article includes information on the history of early Alaska marble.) (The link to this article is no longer available.)
      <http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_hb5261/is_/ai_n28955942>
  • Judd Mullady, Marble Carver, of Haines, Alaska, is the subject of the article “Working with marble, rolling with changes,” by Tom Morphet, in the Chilkat Valley News, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 49, December 11, 2008.

    According to this article, sculptor Judd Mullady has carved marble gravestones for families in Haines and Juneau. He uses local Haines marble which varies from “white, pink or green in color.”

    According to the Alaska State Capitol brochure (in PDF format), Juddy Mullady created the sculpture “Two Alaskan Otters” from marble quarried from Haines. The sculpture is located in the ground floor lobby of the Alaska State Capitol building.

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