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George McLane Wood

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The first pamphlet containing suggestions to authors for the preparation of manuscript intended for publication by the Geological Survey was published in January, 1888. This pamphlet was revised and reprinted in 1892. In 1904 the Survey published suggestions for the preparation of geologic folios, and in 1906 suggestions for the preparation of reports on mining districts. All matter of present value that was included in these publications, with much additional material, has been incorporated in the pamphlet here presented. The first edition of this pamphlet was published in 1909. The edition now published contains some new material and discusses in greater detail several suggestions that were made in the first...
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The first pamphlet containing suggestions to authors for the preparation of manuscript intended for publication by the Geological Survey was published in January, 1888. This pamphlet was revised and reprinted in 1892. In 1904 the Survey published suggestions for the preparation of geologic folios, and in 1906 suggestions for the preparation of reports on mining districts. All matter of present value that was included in these publications, with much additional material, has been incorporated in the pamphlet here presented. It is hoped that these suggestions will be of general service in improving the form of manuscripts submitted and, by diminishing the work of the editorial revision and correction, in expediting...
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The present edition, like the others, is intended primarily for Geological Survey authors or prospective authors: it is not the manual of wider scope that Mr. Wood had planned, and it contains none of his new material. If authors outside the Survey shall continue to find the suggestions useful, that will be a byproduct that testifies to the quality of the Survey's standards, which were established early in its history.
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