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Charles E. Krebs (1870-1954) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1792
Overview Scrapbooks, mainly of newspaper clippings, maintained by a mining engineer, geologist, and businessman from Charleston. The scrapbooks contain clippings, announcements, and a few letters relating to Krebs' business, Charleston civic affairs, and professional engineering organizations. Topics covered include: the oil boom at Blue Creek in 1912; oil field development in Kanawha and Clay counties; oil and coal shipments on the C.&O.; coal, oil, gas, and coke production figures; report on the...
Dates: 1912, 1935, 1939

Ernest Glenwood Otey (1895-1966) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1909
Overview Correspondence, financial records, speeches, reports, blueprints, and pamphlets of a Bluefield banker and businessman who was a treasurer of the Democratic Executive Committee and a member of the Board of Governors of West Virginia University. Subjects include numerous businesses in the Bluefield area, Bluefield State College, Concord College, Bank of Bramwell, Island Creek Coal Company, Norfolk and Western Railroad, Pocahontas Fuel Company, Smokeless Operators Association, Virginia Railway,...
Dates: 1935-1965

Justus Collins (1857-1934) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1824
Scope and Contents Justus Collins was an entrepreneur who opened his first coal mine in the Pocahontas- Flat Top coal field of Southern West Virginia, and thereafter operated mines in the New River, Tug River, and Winding Gulf coal fields. He headed a coal sales agency, speculated in coal and timber lands, headed a cement company, and was interested financially in rubber, oil, and gas companies. He played an important role in organizing the Tug River Coal Operators Association, the Winding Gulf Operators'...
Dates: 1896-1934

Keystone, Historic Buildings Survey, Records

Collection Number: A&M.1151
Overview Building inventories, photo Xeroxes and indexes, street maps, taped interviews and summary reports of a historic buildings survey of Keystone by the WVU Public History Program in conjunction with the Historic Preservation Unit of the WV Dept. of Culture & History. The study of this McDowell County community provides "a basic architectural history of one southern coal town". Additionally, the oral histories and narrative report provide a more complete history than contained in typical...
Dates: 1987-88

Major W. P. Tams, Jr. Transcript of an Interview

Collection Number: A&M.2584
Overview Transcript of an interview by Richard Hadsell with Major W.P. Tams, Jr., former mine operator in the Winding Gulf coal mining region. Tams discusses his early days in coal mining, the opening of the Kanawha coal region, and coal operators and union officials such as: E.J. Berwind, Joe Beury, George Collins, Jarius Collins, Justus Collins, John J. Cornwell, Samuel Dixon, Elias Hatfield, Troy Hatfield, Isaac Mann, S.T. Patterson, J.A. Renahan, James O. Watts, and George Wolfe. Other individuals...
Dates: 1825-1934

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Baldwin-Felts Detective Inc. 2
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Mann, Isaac T. (Isaac Thomas), 1864-1932 2
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Tams, W. P., Jr. (William Purviance), 1883-1977 2
Wolfe, George. 2
Barron, W. W. 1
Beaver Coal Company 1
Berwind, E.J. 1
Beury, Joe. 1
Beury, Joseph L. 1
Bluefield State College 1
Burdett, Joe F. 1
Byrd, Robert C. 1
Caster, Curran and Bullitt 1
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company 1
Collins family 1
Collins, George. 1
Colonial Timber and Coal Corporation 1
Colson, Clyde L. (Clyde Lemuel) 1
Concord College (Athens, W. Va.) 1
Conley, Philip Mallory, 1887- 1
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 1
Democratic Executive Committee 1
Democratic Party (W. Va.) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Dixon, Samuel. 1
Felts, T.L. 1
Hadsell, Richard. 1
Hatfield, Elias. 1
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 1
Hatfield, Troy. 1
Hechler, Ken, 1914-2016 1
Highland, Cecil B. 1
Hoblitzell, John D. 1
Holloway, J.J. 1
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 1
Island Creek Coal Company 1
Jones, Mary. 1
Kee, Maude Elizabeth, 1895-1975 1
Keystone. Historic Buildings Survey 1
Krebs, C. E. (Charles E.) 1
Krebs, Charles E. (1870-1954) 1
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 1
Laing, John B. 1
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 1
McDonough, Robert P. 1
Meadows, Clarence W. 1
Miller, Paul A. 1
Mitchell, John. 1
Mooney, Fred, 1888-1952 1
Moore, Arch A., Jr. (Arch Alfred), 1923-2015 1
Norfolk and Western Railroad. 1
Otey, Ernest Glenwood (1895-1966) 1
Otey, Ernest Glenwood. 1
Patterson, Bob. 1
Patterson, S.T. 1
Patteson, Okey L. 1
Pocahontas Fuel Company 1
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 1
Renahan, J.A. 1
Salvati, Raymond E. 1
Senta, Matthew. 1
Slack, John Mark, 1915-1980 1
Smith, Hulett C. (Hulett Carlson), 1918-2012 1
Sprouse, James M. (James Marshall), 1923-2004 1
Stahr, Elvis J. (Elvis Jacob), 1916-1998 1
Stewart, Irvin, 1899-1990 1
Tug River Coal Operators Association 1
United Fuel Gas Company. 1
United Mine Workers of America 1
United States - National Recovery Administration. 1
United States - Railway Administration. 1
United States. Coal Commission 1
United States. Fuel Administration 1
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission 1
Virginian Railway- Organization of Winding Gulf Branch 1
Watts, James O. 1
West Virginia University. 1
West Virginia University. Board of Governors 1
Winding Gulf Operators Association 1
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