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Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania Annual Report

Described in 1924 as “the most remarkable series of reports ever issued by any survey”, the Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania (1874-1889) produced an unprecedented volume and quality of geologic reports. With over 80 texts, nearly 600 accompanying maps and illustrations, a hand atlas, a six-volume grand atlas, and miscellaneous other publications, the Second Survey contains a treasure trove of geologic, economic and historic information about Pennsylvania during the Golden Age.

The publications of the Second Survey are available as part of the Pennsylvania Geology Digital Collection.
1885 Text Annual report of the Geological Survey of Pennsylvania for 1885
1885 Atlas Annual report of the Geological Survey of Pennsylvania for 1885
1885 Atlas table of contents on verso of cover
with 1885 Atlas Sheet.1
Sheet.1 - Map Oil and Gas Regions.(back) Map of the Oil Regions of Western Pennsylvania and South Western New York Showing the General Outlines of all Producing Areas Discovered Prior to July 1884.(front) By Charles A. Ashburner. January 1885.
with 1885 Atlas Sheet.1 Prelim. Ed.
Map of the Oil Regions of Western Pennsylvania and South Western New York Showing the General Outlines of All Producing Areas Discovered Prior to July 1884. By Charles A. Ashburner. January 1885.
with 1885 Atlas Sheet.2
Sheet.2 - Map Pittsburgh Coal-Bed Near McKeesport.(back) Map Showing the Position of the Pittsburgh Coal Bed in Lincoln, Elizabeth and Forward Townships Allegheny County With Contiguous Territory Along the Monongahela and Youghiogheny Rivers Between McKeesport, Columbia and Port Royal.(front) By E.V.d'Invilliers. 1885.
with 1885 Atlas Sheet.3
Sheet.3 - Columnar Sections Anthracite Region.(back) Columnar Sections of the Anthracite Coal Measures Showing the Relationship of the Coal Beds in Areas Mapped by the Geological Survey Prior to January 1886.(front) By Charles A. Ashburner. 1885.
with 1885 Atlas Sheet.4
Sheet.4 - Topographical Map Wyoming-Lackawanna Valley. (back) Topographical Map in Ten-Foot Contour Curves of the Wyoming and Lackawanna Valleys in the Northern Coal Field Between Scranton in Lackawanna County and Shickshinny in Luzerne County.(front) By R.P. Rothwell. 1884.
with 1885 Atlas Sheet.5
Sheet.5 - Map Loyalsock Coal Basin.(back) Topographical Map in Ten-Foot Contour Curves of the Loyalsock Coal Basin in Sullivan County. (Inset Map Title) Map of the Mines Operated By the State Line and Sullivan R.R. Company. (front) By P.E. Alden. 1884.
with 1885 Atlas Sheet.6
Sheet.6 - Map Cornwall Iron Ore Mines.(back) Geological Map of the Cornwall Iron Ore Mines in Lebanon County, PA.(front) By E.V. D'Invilliers. October 1885.
with 1885 Atlas Sheet.7
Sheet.7 - Map Chester and Delaware Kaolin Region.(back) Map of the Kaolin Region in Part of Chester and Delaware Counties, Penna. and New Castle County, Del.(front) By E.B. Harden. 1885.
with 1885 Atlas Sheet.8
Sheet.8 - Map Triangulation Survey of Penna.(back) Triangulation and Reconnaissance in Pennsylvania.(front) By F.M. Thorn. January 1886.
1886 pt.1 Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Pennsylvania for 1886 p.I - Pittsburgh Coal Region
1886 pt.1 Columnar Sections Columnar Sections of the Pittsburgh Coal Bed. (back) Columnar Sections of the Pittsburgh Coal Bed in South-Western Pennsylvania. (front) By E.V. D'Invilliers. No date.
1886 pt.1 SW Pennsylvania Map of South-West Pennsylvania. Annual; Report, 1886. Part 1. (back) Geological Map of South-West Pennsylvania with Special Reference to the Pittsburgh Coal Bed. (front) By. E.V. D'Invilliers. 1887.
1886 pt.2 Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Pennsylvania for 1886 pt.II - Oil and Gas Region
with 1886 pt.2 Sheet.1
Sheet.1 - Statistical Chart No. 1. Oil Production, &C.(back) Statistical Chart No. 1 of the Oil Regions of Pennsylvania and New York.(front) By John F. Carll. 1886.
with 1886 pt.2 Sheet.2
Sheet.2 - Statistical Chart No. 2. Wells Completed, &C.(back) Statistical Chart No. 2 of the Oil Regions of Pennsylvania and New York.(front). By John F. Carll. 1886.
with 1886 pt.2 Sheet.3
Sheet.3 - Map of Oil and Gas Regions.(back) Map of the Oil Regions of Pennsylvania and New York.(front) By Charles A. Ashburner. 1887
with 1886 pt.2 Sheet.4
Sheet.4 - Map of South-West Pennsylvania. Sheet No. 2. Oil and Gas Region.(back) N/A. (front)
with 1886 pt.2 Sheet.5
Sheet.5 - Map of South-West Pennsylvania. Sheet No. 1. Oil and Gas Region.(back) Geological Map of South-West Pennsylvania Giving the Geological Outcrops and Tidal Elevations as a Basis for Estimating the Depths to the Oil and Gas Sands to Illustrate Mr. Carll's Report on the Oil and Gas Regions.(front) By E.V. d'Invilliers. June 1887.
1886 pt.3 Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Pennsylvania for 1886 pt. III - Anthracite Coal Region
1886 pt.3 Atlas Atlas to Annual Reportof the Geological Survey of Pennsylvania for 1886 pt. III
1886 pt.3 Atlas table of contents on verso of cover
with 1886 pt.3 Atlas Sheet.1
Sheet.1 - Map of the Anthracite Coal Fields of Pennsylvania. Sheet No.I (back) General Map of the Anthracite Coal Fields of Pennsylvania and Adjoining Counties Showing the Position of Each Colliery. (front) By Charles A. Ashburner. 1886.
with 1886 pt.3 Atlas Sheet.2
Sheet.2 - Map of the Anthracite Coal Fields of Pennsylvania. Sheet No.II. (back) Subset Map Title: Map Showing the Railroad Outlets of the Anthracite Coal Regions of Pennsylvania. (front) No Author. December 1886.
with 1886 pt.3 Atlas Sheet.3
Sheet.3 - Northern Anthracite Field. Mine Sheet No.I. (back) Northern Coal Field Mine Sheet. No.I. (front) By. J.P. Lesley. February 1887.
with 1886 pt.3 Atlas Sheet.4
Sheet.4 - Northern Anthracite Field. Mine Sheet No.II. (back) Northern Coal Field Mine Sheet No.II. (front) By J.P. Lesley. February 1887.
with 1886 pt.3 Atlas Sheet.5
Sheet.5 - Northern Anthracite Field. Preliminary Topographical Map, Lackawanna Valley, Sheet No.I. (back) Topographical Map in Ten Foot Contour Curves of a Portion of the Lackawanna Valley Between Scranton and Carbondale Lackawanna County in the Northern Anthracite Coal Field Constructed By the Geological Survey. (front) By J.P. Lesley. 1886.
with 1886 pt.3 Atlas Sheet.6
Sheet.6 - Northern Anthracite Field. Preliminary Topographical Map, Lackawanna Valley, Sheet No.II. (back) Preliminary Topographical Map, Lackawanna Valley, Sheet II. (front) By J.P. Lesley. 1886.
with 1886 pt.3 Atlas Sheet.7
Sheet.7 - Statistical Chart of Annual Production of Anthracite Coal. (back) Statistical Chart Showing the Annual Production of Anthracite Coal in Pennsylvania and the Amount Produced in the Schuykill, Lehigh and Wyoming Regions Since 1820, Together With Additional Tables, Exhibiting Detailed Facts. By J.P. Lesley. 1887.
1886 pt.4 Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Pennsylvania for 1886 pt. IV - Miscellaneous Reports
1886 pt.4 Atlas Atlas to Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Pennsylvania for 1886 pt. IV
1886 pt.4 Atlas table of contents on verso of cover
with 1886 pt.4 Atlas Sheet.1
Sheet.1 - Map and Section Along the Lehigh River. Sheet No.1.(back) Lehigh River Section Sheet No.1.(front) By J.P.Lesley. 1886.
with 1886 pt.4 Atlas Sheet.2
Sheet.2 - Map and Section Along the Lehigh River. Sheet No.2.(back) Lehigh River Section Sheet No.2.(front) By J.P.Lesley. 1886.
with 1886 pt.4 Atlas Sheet.3
Sheet.3 - Map and Section Along the Lehigh River. Sheet No.3.(back) Lehigh River Section Sheet No.3.(front) By J.P.Lesley. 1886
with 1886 pt.4 Atlas Sheet.4
Sheet.4 - Columnar Sections Along the Lehigh River. Sheet No.1.(back) Columnar Sections Along the Lehigh River in Luzerne and Carbon Counties, Pennsylvania.(front) By Arthur Winslow. 1886.
with 1886 pt.4 Atlas Sheet.5
Sheet.5 - Columnar Sections Along the Lehigh River. Sheet No.2.(back) No.12. Mauch Chunk Section.(front) By J.P.Lesley. 1886.
with 1886 pt.4 Atlas Sheet.6
Sheet.6 - Map Showing Location of Mines on the Lehigh Paint Ore Bed.(back) Map Showing the Outcrop and Mine Openings of the Lehigh Paint Bed in East Penn and Lower Towamensing Townships Carbon County.(front) By J.P.Lesley. 1886.
with 1886 pt.4 Atlas Sheet.7
Sheet.7 - Reference Map, Iron Ore Mines and Limestone Quarries in Franklin County.(back) Reference Map to the Iron Ore Mines and Limestone Quarries of Franklin County.(front) By E.V.d'Invilliers. 1886.
with 1886 pt.4 Atlas Sheet.8
Sheet.8 - Reference Map, Iron Ores Mines and Limestone Quarries in Cumberland County.(back) Reference Map to the Iron Ore Mines and Limestone Quarries of Cumberland County.(front) E.V.d'Invilliers. 1886.
with 1886 pt.4 Atlas Sheet.9
Sheet.9 - Reference Map, Limestone Quarries of Dauphin County.(back) Reference Map to the Limestone Quarries of Dauphin County.(front) By E.V.d'Invilliers. 1886.
with 1886 pt.4 Atlas Sheet.10
Sheet.10 - Reference Map, Limestone Quarries of Lebanon County.(back) Reference Map to the Limestone Quarries of Lebanon County.(front) By E.V.d'Invilliers. 1886.
with 1886 pt.4 Atlas Sheet.11
Sheet.11 - Reference Map, Limestone Quarries of Berks County.(back) Reference Map to the Limestone Quarries of Berks County.(front) By E.V. d'Invilliers. 1886.
with 1886 pt.4 Atlas Sheet.12
Sheet.12 - Map of the Serpentine Ranges in Radnor & L. Merion Townships.(back) A Geological Map of the Serpentine Ranges of Randor Township, Deleware Co. and L. Merion, Montgomery Co. to show their relation to the Philadelphia Belt of Azoic Rocks.(front) By Theo.D.Rand. 1887.
1887 Report Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Pennsylvania for 1887
1887 Map Map of the New Boston Anthracite Basin, Schuylkill Co., PA.(back) A Geological and Topographical Map of the New Boston and Morea Coal Lands in Schuylkill County Penn'a.(front) By Benj. Smith Lyman. 1889.
Summary Final report v.1 (1892) A Summary Description of the Geology of Pennsylvania v.1 1892
Summary Final report v.2 (1892) A Summary Description of the Geology of Pennsylvania v.II 1892
Summary Final report v.3 pt.1 (1895) A Summary Description of the Geology of Pennsylvania v.III pt.1 1895
Summary Final Report v.3 pt.2 (1895) A Summary Description of the Geology of Pennsylvania v.III pt.II 1895
Summary Final Report 1895 Atlas Atlas to Final Summary Report
Summary Final Report 1895 Atlas table of contents on verso of cover
with Summary Final Report 1895 Atlas Sheet.1
Sheet.1 - Geological Map of Pennsylvania. North-East Sheet.(back) Geological Map of Pennsylvania.(front) A.D.W.Smith. 1893.
with Summary Final Report 1895 Atlas Sheet.2
Sheet.2 - Geological Map of Pennsylvania. South-East Sheet.(back) Geological Map of Pennsylvania.(front) A.D.W.Smith. 1893.
with Summary Final Report 1895 Atlas Sheet.3
Sheet.3 - Geological Map of Pennsylvania. North-West Sheet.(back) Geological Map of Pennsylvania.(front) A.D.W.Smith. 1893.
with Summary Final Report1895 Atlas Sheet.4
Sheet.4 - Geological Map of Pennsylvania. South-West Sheet.(back) Geological Map of Pennsylvania.(front) A.D.W.Smith. 1893.
with Summary Final Report1895 Atlas Sheet.5
Sheet.5 - Bituminous Collieries Map. North-East Sheet.(back) General Map of the Bituminous Coal Fields of Pennsylvania Showing the Position of the Collieries.(front) Biard Halberstadt. 1892.
with Summary Final Report1895 Atlas Sheet.6
Sheet.6 - Bituminous Collieries Map. South-East Sheet.(back) General Map of the Bituminous Coal Fields of Pennsylvania Showing the Position of the Collieries.(front) Biard Halberstadt. 1892.
with Summary Final Report1895 Atlas Sheet.7
Sheet.7 - Bituminous Collieries Map. North-West Sheet.(back) General Map of the Bituminous Coal Fields of Pennsylvania Showing the Position of the Collieries.(front) Biard Halberstadt. 1892.
with Summary Final Report1895 Atlas Sheet.8
Sheet.8 - Bituminous Collieries Map. South-West Sheet.(back) General Map of the Bituminous Coal Fields of Pennsylvania Showing the Position of the Collieries.(front) Biard Halberstadt. 1892.
with Summary Final Report1895 Atlas Sheet.9
Sheet.9 - Geological Map of Lebanon County. By Richard H. Sanders.(back) Geological Map of Lebanon County.(front) By Richard H. Sanders. 1892.
with Summary Final Report1895 Atlas Sheet.10
Sheet.10 - Geology and Topography of Bucks and Montgomery Counties. East Sheet.(back) A Geological and Topographical Map of most of Bucks and Montgomery Counties.(front) By Benjamin Smith Lyman. 1893.
with Summary Final Report1895 Atlas Sheet.11
Sheet.11 - Geology and Topography of Bucks and Montgomery Counties. West Sheet.(back) A Geological and Topographical Map of most of Bucks and Montgomery Counties.(front) By Benjamin Smith Lyman. 1893.
with Summary Final Report1895 Atlas Sheet.12
Sheet.12 - Topography of Bucks and Montgomery Counties. East Sheet.(back) A Geological and Topographical Map of most of Bucks and Montgomery Counties.(front) By Benjamin Smith Lyman. 1893.
with Summary Final Report1895 Atlas Sheet.13
Sheet.13 - Topography of Bucks and Montgomery Counties. West Sheet.(back) A Geological and Topographical Map of most of Bucks and Montgomery Counties.(front) By Benjamin Smith Lyman. 1893.
with Summary Final Report1895 Atlas Sheet.14
Sheet.14 - Bucks and Montgomery Cross Sections.(back) Four Cross Sections of Bucks and Montgomery Cos.(front) Benjamin Smith Lyman. 1893.
1895 Index A General Index of the Final Summary Report of the Geology of Pennsylvania 1895
  Publications of the Seconds Geological Survey of Pennsylvania: from 1874 to 1884 - November 1884
  Publications of the Seconds Geological Survey of Pennsylvania: from 1874 to 1885 - March 1885