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CONSOL Energy Mine Map Preservation Project

CONSOL Energy Inc.
National Mine Map Repository, US Dept. of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation & Enforcement
Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection
Univeristy Library System, University of Pittsburgh

OVERVIEW
&
STATISTICS


SURVEYING

TREATMENT

SCANNING

RESOURCES


CONSOL

CONSOL Energy Inc.

PA DEP
Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection

NMMR
National Mine Map Repository,
US Dept. of the Interior,
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation & Enforcement


ULS
University Library System, University of Pittsburgh



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Partners - Articles - Resources - Related Collections


Print & Online Resources

Storage, Care & Repair of Map Collections


Map Librarianship: An Introduction, 3rd edition. Larsgard, Mary Lynette. Englewood, Colorado: 1998.
Chapter four (pp. 205-254) is a straightforward and delightful explanation of the common culprits behind map deterioration.  Oversized map issues are addressed in the sections on storage, handling and repair.

Care, Handling, Storage & Repair of Oversized maps
Northeast Document Conservation Center: Storage Solutions for Oversized Paper Artifacts
http://www.nedcc.org/resources/leaflets/4Storage_and_Handling/09OversizedArtifacts.php

Restoring a Large Collection of Large-Format Mine Maps: Problems, Solutions and Procedures. Grant, Sharlane Tyra. Proceedings of a conference Symposium 88 - Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works on Paper Ottawa, Canada Oct. 3 to 7, 1988. 

Physical Considerations of the Storage of Printed Cartographic Materials in Libraries, or, My Life in a Map Case.

Carlucci, April. The Cartographic Journal: Map Curator's Group Special Issue Vol. 42 No. 3 pp. 245–254 December, 2005.

Architectural Photo Reproductions: A Manual for Identification and Care. Kissel, Eleonore and Vigneau, Erin. 1999.
http://www.worldcat.org/title/architectural-photoreproductions-a-manual-for-identification-and-care/oclc/39181176



Storage

Flag Rolling and Storage
. National Park Service: Conserve O Gram, Number 16/5, August 2009.
http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/publications/conserveogram/16-05.pdf
Temperature, Relative Humidity, Light, and Air Quality: Basic Guidelines for Preservation
Northeast Document Conservation Center: Basic Guidelines for Preservation
http://www.nedcc.org/resources/leaflets/2The_Environment/01BasicGuidelines.php

A Simple Storage Mat For Fragments. National Park Service: Conserve O Gram
http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/publications/conserveogram/mat16-3.pdf

Caring for Blueprints and Cyanotypes. National Park Service: Conserve O Gram, Number 19/9, July 1995.
http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/publications/conserveogram/19-09.pdf

Causes, Detection, and Prevention of Mold and Mildew On Textiles
. National Park Service: Conserve O Gram, Number 16/1, July 1993.
http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/publications/conserveogram/16-01.pdf

Repairs & Conservation Treatments

Practical Considerations for Humidifying and Flattening Paper.Watkins, Stephanie. The Book & Paper Group Annual Vol. 21 pp. 61-76, 2003.
http://cool.conservation-us.org/coolaic/sg/bpg/annual/v21/bp21-15.pdf

Surface Cleaning of Paper Documents
Northeast Document Conservation Center: Surface Cleaning
http://www.nedcc.org/resources/leaflets/7Conservation_Procedures/02SurfaceCleaning.php

Hinge Tape and Adhesive removal. Chapter 15 in Paper Conservation Catalog. Henry, Walter, et al. 1988. Washington D.C.: American Institute for Conservation Book and Paper Group. http://cool.conservation-us.org/coolaic/sg/bpg/pcc/15_hinge-tape-and-adhesive-removal.pdf 

Low Cost/No Cost Improvements in Climate Control. National Park Service: Conserve O Gram
http://www.nedcc.org/resources/leaflets/2The_Environment/06LowCostNoCost.php

How To Flatten Folded Or Rolled Paper Documents. National Park Service: Conserve O Gram
http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/publications/conserveogram/13-02.pdf

Polyester Encapsulation. National Park Service: Conserve O Gram, Number 13/3, July 1993.
http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/publications/conserveogram/13-03.pdf

Filmoplast P Technical Information. PDF file.
http://talasonline.com/photos/adhesives/filmoplast_P.pdf

Filmoplast R Technical Information. PDF file.
http://www.conservationresources.com.au/html/home/help_info/downloads/TI_filmoplast_r_english.pdf


Pennsylvania Coal Mining

Indexes of Mines & Mining Maps

Bituminous Coal Mines, Western PA
Bituminous Coal Mines of Western Pennsylvania, USA: Main Index
http://patheoldminer.rootsweb.ancestry.com/county.html

Index of Abandoned Mines in Pennsylvania
Penn State University Libraries index to over 11,000 abandoned mine maps available in repositories throughout Pennsylvania. Compiled  in 1998.
https://secureapps.libraries.psu.edu/minemap

National Mine Map Repository
US Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation & Enforcement
http://mmr.osmre.gov/MultiPub.aspx


Search the Mine Map Repositories
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dms_apps/search_maps.htm

Guides & History

Pennsylvania Mining History
PA DEP: California District Office - Underground Mining Information
http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/minres/districts/homepage/California/Underground
/PA%20Mining%20History/pennsylvania_mining_history.htm


Pennsylvania Mining History Links
PA DEP: California District Office - Underground Mining Information
http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/minres/bmr/historicalminingreports/PA_Mining_History_Links.htm

Pennsylvania State University Research Guides: Pennsylvania Geology and Mining
http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/researchguides/geoearthsci/geomining.html

Pennsylvania Mines: Accidents & Explosions
http://www.gendisasters.com/pa/mines.htm

USA Mine Map Initiatives

Kentucky Mine Mapping Information System
http://www.minemaps.ky.gov/Default.aspx

Maryland Coal Mine Mapping Project
http://www.frostburg.edu/minemapping/search.cfm

West Virginia Mine Map Archives
http://www.wvminesafety.org/minemaps.htm

Wikipedia Articles

National Mine Map Repository
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nmmr

CONSOL Energy Mine Map Preservation Project
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CONSOL_Energy_Mine_Map_Preservation_Project



Last Updated 2/10/2012
ULS Preservation Department


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