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William Milo Barnum (1856-1926) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2573

Overview

Correspondence (including 6 volumes of letter books) relating to firms in which Barnum was an executive, including the Henrico Coal Co. and Kanawha Improvement Co., West Virginia, National Mining Co. and Wells Farm Land and Mining Co., New York. The collection documents mining and railroad promotion in Appalachia and the eastern midwest states. The collection was formerly part of the records of the Pacific Coast Coal and Oil Co. of which Barnum was chairman of the Board of Directors (ca.1900-1911). Unpublished inventory and guide available at University of Washington Libraries. (Originals at University of Washington Libraries.)

Dates

  • 1882-1899

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

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 Linear Feet (Summary: 4 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: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Title
William Milo Barnum (1856-1926) Papers, 1882-1899
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Description rules
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Language of description
English
Script of description
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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