Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1906
Overview Various subjects discussed include Indian attacks, turnpikes and taverns, the first telegraph system, natural gas illumination, Civil War manufacture of saltpeter, schools and economy in post-Civil War Charleston, salt and chemical industries, carrier pigeons, steamboats on the Kanawha River, and the coming of the railroad to Charleston. Persons mentioned include M.F. Maury, Jr., J.P. Hale, and J.Q. Dickinson.
Collection Number: A&M.1822
Overview Five scrapbooks of photographs of the Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Corporation, South Charleston, West Virginia.
Collection Number: A&M.1944
Overview Correspondence, account books, and tax reports of the Liverpool Salt and Coal Company, American Calcium Chloride Works, Liverpool Salt Company, Jackson Coal and Mining Company, and Jackson Valley Bell Farm of Hartford in Mason County, West Virginia. In addition, there are account books for the G.Y. Roots and Company of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Collection Number: A&M.2523
Overview Negatives and other material from the Gravely and Moore Studio of Charleston, West Virginia. The majority of items within the collection are cellulose acetate negatives; the collection also includes glass plate negatives, prints, two photograph albums, and other material, as well as a card catalog documenting business transactions with customers. The collection is organized into customer project files as established by the Studio; the contents of these files are stored in envelopes usually...
Dates: 1860s-1960s; Majority of material found within 1930-1945
Collection Number: A&M.2380
Overview Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers of the International Association of Machinists, Local 598, concerning working conditions in Union Carbide plants. The papers concern working conditions in Union Carbide Corporation chemical plants, vinyl chloride health hazards for chemical plant employees in South Charleston, and the history of Local 598.