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Gold mines and mining

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Block IX Longwood District [copy], c.1880 [copy 1973]

 Component — Map-box 3: Series S0010
Identifier: S00100017_j
Scope and Contents Copy of mining claims in Block IX, Longwood District.
Dates: c.1880 [copy 1973]

Block IX Longwood District [copy]

 Digital Image
Identifier: D00100017_j
Dates: c.1880 [copy 1973]

BRAVEN, Wiliam Edward (Ted) interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box 19
Identifier: H0095
Overview Ted grew up at Forest Hill. In this interview he looks at his family history, describes rabbiting, trapping and the processing of the rabbits. He goes onto describe his farming life after taking over the farm after his father’s death in 1942. He was good with machinery which lead him to repairing his neighbours machinery and inventing the Suction Dredge for Gold mining when he became involved in gold mining. He tells of going hunting, tramping and climbing; of his involvement with rifle...
Dates: 2011 - 2012

Collected Historical Maps, 1793 - 1986, 1793, bulk: c.1824 - 1986

Identifier: S0010
Dates: 1793 - 1986; 1793; Majority of material found within c.1824 - 1986

F.G. [Frederick George] Hall-Jones Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: A0001
Overview This collection contains material from noted Southland historian and author Frederick (Fred) George Hall-Jones. It includes a large number of maps (originals and copies), many with hand-written notations. Also included are his research notes on Southland history, newspaper clippings, as well as various historical pamphlets and publications.
Dates: Majority of material found within c.1793 - 1986

Goldfield Maps, Various, bulk: c.1880 - 1914

 Item — Map-box 3: Series S0010
Identifier: S00100017
Overview A series of copies of maps with annotations. Featuring the Golden State Mine, Sunrise Gold Mining claims, and Longwood District Application Maps.
Dates: Majority of material found within c.1880 - 1914

Longwood Forest mines map [copy], c.1880 [copy 1973]

 Component — Map-box 3: Series S0010
Identifier: S00100017_i
Scope and Contents Photograph copy of Survey Office Map 2445. Featuring gold mining claims in Longwood Forest.
Dates: c.1880 [copy 1973]

Longwood Forest mines map [copy]

 Digital Image
Identifier: D00100017_i
Dates: c.1880 [copy 1973]

Macetown Gold Mining, 1983

 Item — Map-box 3: Series S0010
Identifier: S00100021
Scope and Contents A location map of the Macetown area showing the gold mines and relics that still remain today.
Dates: 1983

MURRELL, John Robert (Jack) interviewed by Morag Forrester

 Record Group — Box 51
Identifier: H0553
Overview As Jack explains through the interview, his connection with Manapouri reaches back several generations. His great grandfather, (Old Bob) Robelt Murrell arrived at Bluff in 1863 and settled at Balloon Loop (by the Waiau River) two years later. The Murrell family is one of first explorers, farmers, tour guides and accommodation providers in the Te Anau Basin. In this profile, Jack is historian and raconteur. He also gives a personal account of growing up in an area that has undergone enormous...
Dates: 2004