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J.Q. Dickinson and Company, Papers and Photographs

Collection Number: A&M 2272


Miscellaneous papers concerning the history of the Kanawha Valley salt industry, including correspondence, newspaper clippings and photographs which pertain to the Dickinson Salt Works and Malden, West Virginia. There are a list of salt works on the Kanawha River, clippings on the destruction of the Dickinson Salt Works by fire, and a historical sketch of the Kanawha Valley salt industry.


  • Creation: 1887-1957


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Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.


30.08 Linear Feet ((38 document cases, 5 in. each); (4 records cartons, 15 in. each); (2 large flat storage boxes, 3 in. each); (1 small flat storage box, 3 in.); (3 large flat storage boxes, 5 in. each); (80 unboxed ledgers, 6 ft. 6 1/2 in.); (unboxed loose papers, 8 1/2 in.); 21 reels 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:


J.Q. Dickinson and Company, Papers and Photographs, 1887-1957
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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