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Miscellaneous Records Regarding History of the Coal Industry

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3836

Scope and Contents

This collection contains miscellaneous records regarding history of the coal industry. Types of records include correspondence.

Items within this collection include:

A letter, dated 7 May 1934, written by Van A. Bittner and addressed to the officers and members of the local unions of district 7, United Mine Workers of America. The letter urges them to support the ongoing strike by miners at Widen, West Virginia against the Elk River Coal and Lumber Company.

A letter, dated 8 January 1937, from C.W. Hodge of Mabscott, West Virginia to John L. Lewis, President of the United Mine Workers of America. Hodge writes on behalf of the local union (no. 5878) requesting information regarding potentially illegal practices of the New River Coal Company.

Dates

  • 1934-1937

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (Summary: 1/4 in. (3 pages in 1 folder))

Overview

This collection contains miscellaneous records regarding history of the coal industry. Types of records include correspondence. See "Scope and Content Note" for additional information regarding material within the collection.

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Title
Miscellaneous Records Regarding History of the Coal Industry, 1934-1937
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Date
2012/04/18
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536