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Union Carbide Corporation, Hawk's Nest Project Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1916

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda, drafts, briefs, exhibits, reports, and newspaper clippings on the Federal Power Commission's licensing of Union Carbide Corporation's Hawk's Nest and Glenn Ferris power dam projects. Subjects include FPC hearings, history of navigability of the Kanawha River, efforts to dam the Kanawha River, the navigability of the New River, and the New-Kanawha Power Company. Correspondents include H.G. Davis, Russell A. Alger, Homer Adams Holt, Robert C. Byrd, and Jennings Randolph.


  • Creation: 1873-1966


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7.1 Linear Feet (Summary: 7 ft. 1 in. (17 document cases, 5 in. each))

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:

Union Carbide Corporation, Hawk's Nest Project Papers, 1873-1966
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1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US