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Coal Mining Disaster Reports Collection

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Collection Number: A&M.4203
Overview Mine disaster reports, official hearing reports, and hearing and inquest transcripts (1938-1967). Most of the mine disaster reports were created by inspectors from the West Virginia Department of Mines, and some of them involved federal inspectors. Other reports were created by the United States Bureau of Mines and the West Virginia Department of Mines Coal Mine Safety Board of Review. Also includes volumes 3 through 8 of the Decisions of the Interior Board of Mine...

Consolidation Coal Company Clippings

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Collection Number: A&M.3086
Overview Weekly compilations of photocopied news clippings prepared by the publicity department of Consolidation Coal Company. The clippings are taken from a wide variety of newspapers and document to a limited extent the coal industry nationally. Principally, however, the clippings focus on issues directly related to the company, the Bituminous Coal Operators Association, and the United Mine Workers of America, relying mainly on Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia newspapers.

Consolidation Coal Company, Consultant Report and Clippings

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Collection Number: A&M.1159
Overview The collection consists of a typescript report by J.C. Gaskill, assistant consulting engineer, on accidents, fires, and explosions at the mines of the Consolidation Coal Company and other companies, 1886-1926; and newspaper clippings concerning Consolidation's operations around Fairmont, West Virginia.

Earl W. Kennedy, Mine Inspector, Coal Company Mine Inspection Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3999
Overview Coal mine inspection records compiled by Earl W. Kennedy, mine inspector and safety manager. Includes notebooks of mine inspection records kept by Kennedy, memoranda regarding mine safety audits, safety training materials, and other material. Records mainly regard the Consolidation Coal Company (now Consol Energy, Inc.). There are also digital scans of the notebooks. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.

Elk Horn Mining Corporation, Photographs

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Collection Number: A&M.2564
Overview Photograph book of the Elk Horn Mining Corporation, titled "Inspection Trip of Directors and Their Friends of the Elk Horn Mining Corporation." The company was incorporated in Virginia on 17 July 1913 to mine coal in Kentucky. A brief description of railroads, coal, and mining operations is included.

Farmington Mine Disaster, Newspaper Articles

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Collection Number: A&M.4087
Overview Photocopies of newspaper articles regarding the Farmington Mine Disaster. The articles were photocopied, arranged by date, and labeled with bibliographic data by a professional clipping service. The Farmington Mine disaster was an explosion that happened on 20 November 1968, at the Consol No. 9 coal mine; 78 miners died as a result of the explosion. The Farmington disaster was a catalyst for major changes in mining safety laws, including the 1969 Coal Mine Safety and Health Act. This collection...

Hammond Fire Brick Company Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2166
Scope and Contents Unedited, unselected, and uncensored correspondence and business record of the now defunct Hammond Fire Brick Company of Hammond (Marion County), West Virginia. Includes correspondence for the years 1900-1931; shipping records indicating the type of brick, to whom sent, quantity sent, railroad, and the date for the years 1907-1913; freight bills from various railroads for the years 1906 to 1909 and 1921 to 1923; bills and orders, 1900 to 1931; one large payroll book with line entries for each...

John W. Mason (1842-1917), Consolidation Coal Company Properties Book

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Collection Number: A&M.3820
Overview Book entitled "Properties Owned and Controlled by the Consolidation Coal Company: West Virginia Properties Inspected by the Directors and their Guests Aug. 2-3, 1907." The first two pages show the schedule of activities for Thursday, August 1 through Saturday, August 3, 1907. Includes information on the number of mines, production, acreage, house ownership, and employment numbers for Consolidation Coal Company, Fairmont Coal Company, Clarksburg Fuel Company, Pittsburgh and Fairmont Fuel...

John W. Mason (1842-1917) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1888
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, photographs, and printed materials of John W. Mason (1842-1917). Mason was a circuit court and state Supreme Court judge, member of the Virginia State Debt Commission, and commissioner of Internal Revenue. The general correspondence contains personal and business letters, as well as manuscript speeches, notebooks, and reports. The period while Mason was circuit judge is particularly sparse. Also includes Internal Revenue correspondence consisting of about 8,500...