Davis Coal and Coke Company
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Arthur B. Stewart, President, Davis Coal and Coke Company, Correspondence Regarding Medical Treatment for Coal Miners
Collection Number: A&M.4366
Content Description Photocopies of correspondence of Arthur B. Stewart, President of the Davis Coal and Coke Company of Baltimore, Maryland, regarding medical treatment of coal miners. Formats include correspondence (mainly carbon copies), memoranda, and questionaires. The majority of the correspondence is between Stewart and medical doctors; the most frequent correspondent is Dr. Joseph Miller of Thomas, West Virginia. Subjects include health concerns of miners and laborers and treatment for common ailments, as...
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...
Collection Number: A&M.4389
Content Description Records of the Davis Coal and Coke Company, a corporation created in the 1880s by Henry Gassaway Davis that was located in Thomas, West Virginia (WV). This collection is minimally processed. The company was named after both the founder and the Coal and Coke Railroad that it primarily used. Later in the company's life it purchased lands and established its own mines. The company was finally dissolved in 1950. The collection includes administrative correspondence, reports, financial...
Collection Number: A&M.1082
Collection Number: A&M.1112
Scope and Contents This is a collection of blue prints of mining machinery and equipment drawn up for the Thomas, West Virginia company. There are also 19 pictures of mining operations and water falls around Tucker County.