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New River Coal Company Records

Collection Number: A&M.1767


The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, shipping records, tonnage reports, records of grades of coal produced, and lists of the officials employed at various company mines. There are issues of the New River Employees Magazine and Spotlight. Also included are Annual Reports, 1911-1942, and two picture guidebooks for company mines. Physical materials include a miner's petition asking for a work pay scale from the Prudence Coal Company and the February and March 1942 issues of Spotlight. The New River Coal Company was later known as the White Oak Coal Company.


  • 1911-1951


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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.


0.01 Linear Feet (Summary: 1/4 in. (1 folder); 1 reel of microfilm)

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:


New River Coal Company Records, 1911-1951
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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US