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
University Library System, University of Pittsburgh







CONSOL Energy Inc.

Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection

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

University Library System, University of Pittsburgh

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Articles, Presentations & Press

Preserving, Processing and Providing Access to Coal Mine Maps at the University of Pittsburgh
Interstate Mining Compact Commission: Benchmarking Workshop on Mine Mapping
February 15-16, 2012 in Pittsburgh, PA

Underground coal mine map restoration provides invaluable resource

Pine Creek Journal, October 20, 2011
By Deborah Deasy

Preservation of Archival Mining Maps: Increasing Access and Safety
Presented at the VuStuff II Conference, Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library
October 12, 2011
PDF     Vustuff Maps

Stabilizing for Digitization: Treatment of oversize maps for scanning
Presented at the Archives Conservation Discussion Group, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 39th Annual Meeting, May 31 - June 3, 2011 in Philadelphia, PA.

Mining For Energy: Maps help in the search for new resources and talent

PITT Magazine, Winter 2009
Written by Holden Slattery

CONSOL Pledge Preserves History
CONSOL Energy Community News

A Partnership for Preserving Mining Heritage
Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia ACRL Chapter Newsletter
Volume 1, Issue 1, Dec 8, 2009

New Information From Old Mine Maps
The Allegheny Front: Environmental radio for western Pennsylvania
Air date: Aug 5, 2009
Producer: Leah Kauffman

Library Preserves Historic Mining Maps
The Pitt News: Jan 28, 2009

ULS partners to preserve mining maps
University Times: Jan 22, 2009

Pitt’s ULS Gets $200,000 to Continue Restoring Century-old CONSOL Mining Maps
Pitt Chronicle: Jan 20, 2009

Pitt archivists uncover the past with old mining maps
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Jan 19, 2009

Project preserves, digitizes maps of thousands of mines
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Jan 16, 2009

Office of Surface Mining, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and Coal Mining Company Fund Pennsylvania Mine Mapping Initiative
U.S. Office of Surface Mining News Release: Jan 15, 2009

Pitt’s University Library System Receives Funds to Preserve and Make Accessible Historic Mining Maps
University Press Release: Jan 12, 2009

What Lies Beneath: Treatment of Canvas-backed Pennsylvania Coal Mining Maps for Digitization
Presented at the Book & Paper and Electronic Media specialty groups joint session, AIC 36th Annual Meeting, April 21-24th, 2008, Denver, CO.

Assessment and Plans to Preserve the CONSOL Energy Mining Map Collection
Archival Products NEWS Volume 13, No. 4, 2006
by Jean Ann Croft and Debora Rougeux

Old maps, New life
Pittsburgh Business Times: Monday May 16, 2005
by Dan Reynolds

Last Updated 3/14/2012
ULS Preservation Department