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Early Reports

Geological Survey Reports

* Report on the Agriculture and Geology of Mississippi: B. L. C. Wailes, 372 p., 1854. Not Available


Historical outline; land titles; agriculture; geology; fauna; flora. Currently available for download

* Preliminary Report on the Geology and Agriculture of the State of Mississippi: L. Harper, 351 p., 1857. Not Available


Introductory parts; Lithological and Paleontological descriptions of formations: I. The Carboniferous formation. II. The Cretaceous formation. III. Lithological and Paleontological description of the Tertiary formations. IV. Quaternary formations. Currently available for download

* Report on the Geology and Agriculture of the State of Mississippi: Eugene W. Hilgard, 391 p., 1860. Not Available


Orange Sand; Carboniferous; Cretaceous; Tertiary Formations; Quaternary; Principles of rational agriculture; Principles of agricultural chemistry; the Northeastern Prairie region; the Flatwoods region; the Yellow Loam region; Southern River Counties; the Central Prairie region; the Longleaf Pine region; the Sea-coast Counties. Currently available for download

* Archeology of Mississippi: Calvin S. Brown, 372 p., 1926. Not Available


The report is illustrated with 354 figures of mounds and archeological specimens from all sections of Mississippi.
Currently available for download

Circulars (old series)

*2 Water: William Clifford Morse, 4 p., 1954. Not available. Currently available for download

3. Water Sources: William Clifford Morse, 6 p., 1954. $2.00 Currently available for download

4. Water--Man: William Clifford Morse, 7 p., 1954. $2.00 Currently available for download

County soil surveys (old series)

Soil Survey of Alcorn County, Mississippi: E. Malcolm Jones and E. P. Lowe, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 35 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1924. $30.00

Soil Survey of Chickasaw County, Mississippi: E. M. Jones and C. S. Waldrop, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 38 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1917. $30.00

Soil Survey of Choctaw County, Mississippi: A.. C. Anderson, E. Malcolm Jones, and Thomas Jabine, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 38 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1923. $30.00

Soil Survey of Claiborne County, Mississippi: B. H. Hendrickson and J. E. McKeehen, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 34 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1926. $30.00

Soil Survey of Coahoma County, Mississippi: F. Z. Hutton, W. E. Tharp, N. M. Kirk, H. W. Hawker, and E. M. Jones, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 29 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1916. $30.00

Soil Survey of Covington County, Mississippi: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1917. $20.00 MAP ONLY

Soil Survey of George County, Mississippi: W. E. Tharp and E. P. Lowe, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 43 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1925. $30.00

Soil Survey of Greene County, Mississippi: J. W. Moon and S. Rankin Bacon, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 42 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1932. $30.00

Soil Survey of Grenada County, Mississippi: W. E. Tharp and J. B. Hogan, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 32 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1917. $30.00

Soil Survey of Hancock County, Mississippi: Clarence Lounsbury, E. B. Deeter, S. R. Bacon, and J. T. Miller, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 31 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1930. $30.00

Soil Survey of Hinds County, Mississippi: A.. E. Kocher and A. L. Goodman, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 42 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1918. $30.00

Soil Survey of Jackson County, Mississippi: J. Ambrose Elwell, A. W. Goke, W. J. Moran, E. Malcolm Jones, and E. P. Lowe, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 32 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1927. $30.00

Soil Survey of Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi: T. M. Bushnell and L. Vincent Davis, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 27 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1916. $30.00

Soil Survey of Lamar County, Mississippi: E. Malcolm Jones, H. G. Lewis, W. I. Watkins, A. C. Anderson, and G. W. Musgrave, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 42 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1922. $30.00

Soil Survey of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi: W. E. McLendon and Lewis A. Hurst, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 40 p., no map, 1908. $10.00

Soil Survey of Perry County, Mississippi: E. Malcolm Jones, J. A. Kerr, S. B. Cole, and E. P. Lowe, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 29 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1928. $30.00

Soil Survey of Pike County, Mississippi: A.. T. Sweet, E. W. Knobel, H. G. Lewis and W. I. Watkins, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 32 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1921. $30.00

Soil Survey of Rankin County, Mississippi: Robert Wildermuth, E. W. Knobel, A. L. Gray and Grove B. Jones, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 42 p., county soil map in color, 1:62,500, 1926. $30.00

Soil Survey of Simpson County, Mississippi: F. Z. Hutton, W. E. Tharp, and Clarence Lounsbury, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, in cooperation with the Mississippi Geological Survey, 34 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:63,360, 1921. $30.00

Soil Survey of Tishomingo County, Mississippi: A.. C. Orvedal and Thomas Fowlkes, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, in cooperation with the Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station, 104 p., county soil map in color, scale 1:48,000, 1944. $30.00

Soil Survey of Tunica County, Mississippi: Thomas Fowlkes, C. G. Morgan, J. A. Herren, D. D. Mason, and L. A. Davidson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, in cooperation with the Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station, 86 p., county soil map in color on 6 sheets, scale 1:24,000, 1956. $40.00



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