MINING HISTORY ASSOCIATION CALL FOR PAPERS
2011 MEETING AT DILLON
The Mining History Association will meet on the campus of the University of Montana-West in Dillon, June 2-5, 2011, near the historic gold rush towns and districts of Bannack, Virginia City and Alder Gulch. The Program Committee invites proposals for papers, presentations and panels on any aspect of mining history in any era or any location around the world. Related fields may include science and technology, law and governance, labor and social history, industrial archaeology, business history, historic preservation, reclamation and environmental history.
In celebration of the Idaho-Montana gold rush, 1860-1865, proposals on any mining-related aspect of that era are especially encouraged.
Please submit your presentation proposal via e-mail as an abstract of up to 500 words, along with a brief resume/curriculum vitae that includes your address, phone number and e-mail. To submit an entire session, include an abstract that outlines the purpose of the session and lists names, addresses, phone numbers and emails of all participants. The Program Committee assumes all listed individuals in a session proposal agree to participate. Deadline for submissions is December 1, 2010.
Proposals and inquiries should be sent by email directly to each of the following members of the Program Committee:
Ronald H. Limbaugh, firstname.lastname@example.org
William W. Culver, email@example.com
The Mining History Association is a national organization that fosters the exchange of information about our mining past through its publications and conference. Membership is comprised of individuals and organizations interested in mining history. Their backgrounds range from academia to mine operators, from museum staff and others concerned with the preservation of historic sites or artifacts, to individuals researching, writing or just interested in mining history.
For more info. or to join visit www.mininghistoryassociation.org
56 Colligan Pt. Rd.
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
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