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Fred Mooney Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M.1956

Scope and Contents

Fred Mooney papers, ca.1935. 1 ms. Box and 1 bundle. Original manuscripts on "The Life of Fred Mooney, By Himself" and a scrapbook and newspaper clippings collected by Mooney. Mooney was a former secretary-treasurer of United Mine Workers District 31. A microfilm copy of the papers was made in 1961 and is filed under A&M 1428.

Additional: One folder of correspondence by or to Fred Mooney, 1938-1941. Includes typescript pages of Mooney's early life and family. Correspondents include John J. Lewis. Added 1968 Feb 29: One typed copy of the manuscript, "Struggle in the Coal Fields, The Autobiography of Fred Mooney" ed. by J.W. Hess, published 1967.

Added 1970 Jun 6: One Newspaper Picture photographic copy 1 negative. Box 2.


  • ca. 1935


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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.


0.75 Linear Feet (Summary: 8 1/2 in. (1 document case, 5 in.); (1 small flat storage box, 3 in.); (1 scrapbook, 1/2 in.))

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:

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Fred Mooney Manuscripts, ca. 1935
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Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

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