Richards, Robert (1844 - 1945)

Genre: Non-Fiction - Scholarly

Robert Hallowell Richards was born in Gardiner, ME and was a member of the first graduating class from MIT. He taught at MIT for 46 years, as professor of mineralogy and of metallurgy, and head of the Department of Mining Engineering. His inventions were used to help separate ores and metals. He wrote over 100 monographs and articles related to mining and minerals as well as several books.

Selected Bibliography

  • Ore Dressing (1903-1909)
  • Text Book of Ore Dressing (1909)
  • Robert Hallowell Richards: His Mark (1936)