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Gold in History, Geology, and Culture Collected Essays by Richard F. Knapp and Robert M. Topkins

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Published by North Carolina Office of Archives and History .
Written in English

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  • History / United States

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Open LibraryOL8315909M
ISBN 100865262918
ISBN 109780865262911

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He retired from the Historic Sites Section of the N.C. Office of Archives and History after 33 years service to the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. During his tenure at Historic Sites, Dr. Knapp was responsible for the research and development of a number of the state's historic sites, including Reed Gold . Gold in History, Geology, and Culture. Collected Essays. Edited by. Richard Knapp & Robert Topkins. Softcover Pages. Contents. Get this from a library! Gold in history, geology, and culture: collected essays: published in commemoration of the Bicentennial of the first discovery of gold in the United States, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, [Richard F Knapp; Robert M Topkins;]. Gold in History, Geology, and Culture r2WPadmin T+ Gold in History, Geology, and Culture Reference Information. Created By Knapp, Richard F. and Robert M. Topkins, eds; Title Gold in History, Geology, and Culture; Source/Publisher Raleigh: North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History.

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