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West Virginia. Department of Mines


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Coal Mining Disaster Reports Collection

Collection Number: A&M 4203
Overview Mine disaster reports, official hearing reports, and hearing and inquest transcripts (1938-1967). Most of the mine disaster reports were created by inspectors from the West Virginia Department of Mines, and some of them involved federal inspectors. Other reports were created by the United States Bureau of Mines and the West Virginia Department of Mines Coal Mine Safety Board of Review. Also includes volumes 3 through 8 of the Decisions of the Interior Board of Mine...
Dates: 1938-1977

Lloyd W. Brown, Engineer, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1063

Field engineer with the West Virginia Department of Mines. The collection includes papers on coal mine inspection, accidents, safety, and other aspects of mining. There are also several blueprints, maps, and drawings of various mining operations in West Virginia.

Dates: 1901-1932

West Virginia Department of Mines Reports

Collection Number: A&M 2143
Scope and Contents

Accident and inspection reports from the West Virginia Department of Mines, subdivided into: fatal accidents [1919-1932]; nonfatal accidents [1916-1932]; minor accidents [1919-1932]; inspection reports [1919-1927]; and sand mines and prosecutions [1927-1932].

Dates: 1916-1932

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Coal mining - disasters. 2
Coal mining. 2
Boone County (W. Va.) 1
Harrison County (W. Va.) 1
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 1