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Welcome to the Mining the Seams Project

The Mining the Seams project is a 2 year collaborative project with Warwickshire County Record Office and funded by the Wellcome Trust. Our small team aim to shed more light on the National Coal Board collection we have, with particular focus on the medical and compensation aspects. 273 more words

Projects

Disclaimer and Guide

By: Katie Orwig

How Death Gloated! is a collection of numerous resources and publications on the history of the Monongah Mine Disaster. They are arranged and presented in the form of a timeline of events as this better helps my own organization when it comes to working on my historic fiction about Monongah. 512 more words

Monongah

'Shocking' metallic sludge contaminating Sydney dams that supply drinking water

ABC News Greg Miskelly 1 December 2019

Metallic sludge is contaminating two dams that supply drinking water to one of Sydney’s biggest growth areas, official data from New South Wales’ peak water body has revealed.  85 more words

Water Analysis - Non-biological Contamination

Glamorgan’s Blood: health and welfare records in the coal industry collections - Newspaper cuttings

The current cataloguing and conservation of the National Coal Board and pre-vesting colliery company records held at Glamorgan Archives has been made possible by a Wellcome Trust Research Resources Grant. 296 more words

GIVER OF STARS: a novel

6-minute audio with former pack horse librarian

Alice asked Margery, “If you’ve never been further than. . . Lewisburg. . . how is it you know so much about animals in Africa?” Margery yanks her mule to a halt. 554 more words

Book Reviews

Review ‘The Man in the Water’ by David Burton

David Burton has written an outstanding story about a tenacious young man determined to solve a mystery.  In a tightly woven and highly readable plot he keeps the pressure up, and keeps it real.  628 more words

Book Reviews

Glamorgan’s Blood: Health and Welfare Records in the Coal Industry Collections - Photographs

Cataloguing and conservation of National Coal Board (NCB) and pre-vesting colliery company records held at Glamorgan Archives has been undertaken through the Glamorgan’s Blood project, and made possible by a Wellcome Trust Research Resources Grant. 333 more words