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Coal mines and mining

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

ALLAN, Robert Bruce (Carter) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0183
Overview Born in Nightcaps Robert talks of family, his mother’s vegetable garden and chores, the effects of mining on the town and the reduced number of people living in Nightcaps now. He tells of work and friends in the mining industry where he worked underground for 41 years. He worked at Mt. Linton mines where the workers had to work hard. He helped to set up the Ohai Railway Trust Board and finishes the interview by recalling the building of the Pub in Ohai by the Taylors.
Dates: 2013

BOKSER, Beth interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0182
Overview Beth recalls her family history, education and living on a farm at Wairio. Her employment included: aiding at the Nightcaps Maternity Hospital, Nursemaid at Mt. Linton for the McGregor family, and working at the local bakery. She describes wages and cost of items of the time as well as social activities and the meeting of and marrying her husband. She discusses his employment in transport and mining and her concerns for him in his occupation of 40 years in the mines. She goes on to recall...
Dates: 2013

BOOTH, Vincent Paul interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 3
Identifier: H0001
Overview The interview covers Mr Booth's childhood in Nightcaps, farming at Bowmont Station, and work at the coal mines.
Dates: 2009

BOOTH, Vincent Paul (Tinny) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0184
Overview In this interview Vincent recalls his life and work in the mines around Nightcaps and Ohai for forty years. He also talks of the retail outlets in Nightcaps and latterly their decline, his interest in rugby, home ownership, marriage and friends.
Dates: 2013

Coal Mine at Nightcaps

 Digital Image
Identifier: D18050002

Coal Mine at Nightcaps, c.1900

 Item — Box 1: Series S2619; Series S1805; Series S0874; Series S0875; Series S0504; Series S0602; Series S1053; Series S1172; Series S1172; Series S1167; Series S1166; Series S0949; Series S0950; Series S0975; Series S1343; Series S1400; Series S1402; Series S1401; Series S1403; Series S1797; Series S1883 [Barcode: Small Collections Box 1]
Identifier: S18050002

Coal Prospecting Agreement between Tom Genge and James Noel McGregor, 1952

 Item — Box 2: Series S1482; Series S2019; Series S2695; Series S2704; Series S2705; Series S2706; Series S2713; Series S2728; Series S2735; Series S2736; Series S2737; Series S2740; Series S2745; Series S2746; Series S2754; Series S2759; Series S2760; Series S2768; Series S2771; Series S2772; Series S2773; Series S2774; Series S2776; Series S2777; Series S2778; Series S2780; Series S2781; Series S2782; Series S2786 [Barcode: Small Collections Box 2]
Identifier: S27720001

Draft Report from Prof. Parks of Otago University to T. Genge, Waimomo Estate (Birchwood) [2 copies], 1923

 Item — Box 2: Series S1482; Series S2019; Series S2695; Series S2704; Series S2705; Series S2706; Series S2713; Series S2728; Series S2735; Series S2736; Series S2737; Series S2740; Series S2745; Series S2746; Series S2754; Series S2759; Series S2760; Series S2768; Series S2771; Series S2772; Series S2773; Series S2774; Series S2776; Series S2777; Series S2778; Series S2780; Series S2781; Series S2782; Series S2786 [Barcode: Small Collections Box 2]
Identifier: S27710001

EXCELL, Walter interviewed by David van Tongeren

 Record Group — Box 44
Identifier: H0451
Overview In this interview Walter discusses family, education, employment, teaching career and leisure pursuits e.g. fishing and hunting that bolstered food supplies. He talks about being a conscientious objector and the consequences of this on his life. He goes on to share some history of mines in Western Southland and some local stories e.g. the first and only train robbery in Southland.
Dates: 1994

KLEMICK, Martin (Marty) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0181
Overview Marty talks of his family history and life growing up in a large family in Nightcaps; his education and employment in the local mines. He recalls topics such as: mine safety, explosives, physical work, unions, mine managers, wages etc. His father built their family home and this is one of the oldest homes in Nightcaps. Marty also looks at friendships built through his work.
Dates: 2013