Coal mines and mining -- New Zealand
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of handwritten notes, newspaper clippings and typed script. The documents are primarily to do with research into the history of Burnett’s Face, with the newspaper clipping discussing the mining potential of the Denniston Plateau that it sits on. The only indicated publication date is that of the newspaper clipping, 2011. The subject matter date range is 1880-2011.
An envelope containing three prints of Denniston scenes. The first is labelled ‘Tolls Hotel 1957’ and depicts 4 men drinking at the bar. The second is labelled ‘Denniston 1957’ and is a wide shot of the township. The third is labelled ‘Discarded pit props at head of incline 1957’ and the depiction correlates.
A collection of newspaper clippings, magazine articles, handwritten notes, a material receipt from Victoria University and an envelope. Details the history and commemoration of the Burnett’s Face township and the coal mining industry of the area. The publication date range is 1934-2003. The subject matter includes date as far back as 1884.
A collection of newspaper clippings, printed articles and photo prints. Details The townships and residents of Denniston and Burnett’s Face. Also includes some biographical information of James Burnett as well as some general information about further mining prospects in the area. The publication date range is c. 1950-2008. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1826.
Contains LC’s autobiographical information about his time in the VUW staff club, a section of ‘’Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica’ by Sara Wheeler and a copy of ‘New Zealand Coal’, Vol. 28, No. 1, Autumn, 1984. Also included is some miscellaneous handwritten notes. The publication date range is 1984-2011. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1884.
A collection of handwritten notes, a photocopy of the Westport Coal minute book, correspondence, an Archives New Zealand copying order form and a table of Westport Coal Company’s account records. The correspondence is between LC and Nicola Frean of Victoria University in which they discuss Denniston and Burnett’s Face. The publication date range is c. 1942-2009. The subject matter includes dates from 1902 onwards.