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Coal mining - coal companies.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

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...
Dates: 1825-1934

Monongalia County Archives

Collection Number: A&M 0026
Scope and Contents The collection contains record books and papers covering a period from the formation of the county of Monongalia in 1776 to 1933. The collection is broken prior to 1796. There are approximately six hundred thousand pieces including papers on civil and criminal cases, bonds, deeds, wills, licenses, settlements of public offices, school reports, and other papers commonly filled or recorded at county courthouses in the Virginias.There are two hundred and seventy-five volumes...
Dates: 1774-1933

Mrs. James R. Moreland, Director of Women's Work, Records regarding Monongalia County Relief Administration, Civil Works Administration, and Federal Emergency Relief Administration

Collection Number: A&M 0890

Correspondence, reports, and other records of the Monongalia County Relief Administration, the Civil Works Administration, and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, from the office of the Director of Women's Work, Mrs. James R. Moreland. There are also two volumes of daily reports of the Lynchburg Coal and Coke Company, January-November, 1938.

Dates: 1933-1937

New River Coal Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 1767
Overview The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, shipping records, tonnage reports, records of grades of coal produced, and lists of the officials employed at various company mines. There are issues of the New River Employees Magazine and Spotlight. Also included are Annual Reports, 1911-1942, and two picture guidebooks for company mines. Physical materials include a miner's petition asking for a work pay scale...
Dates: 1911-1951

Oscar Kubach Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2454
Scope and Contents This collection of personal, business and financial papers, and photographs reflect Kubach's business interests and employment in West Virginia coal mines, Honduras gold and silver mines, and other activities. The correspondence, concentrated in the years 1885-87, concerns Kubach's responsibilities as secretary-treasurer of the Beury Coal & Coke Company of Stone Cliff, West Virginia, as well as personal and family matters. There are also thirty-six letters to Kubach written in German...
Dates: ca. 1815-1939

Patrick J. Crogan (1856-1949) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0201

Correspondence and legal papers of a Preston County attorney who was counsel for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. There is much material on cases tried by Crogan for banks, utilities, lumber, and coal companies.

Dates: ca. 1900-1930

Peale, Peacock & Kerr Co. Records

Collection Number: A&M 2576

The papers concern the Rembrandt Peale Mines, free coal, mine insurance costs, Estep Brothers Coal Mining Co., and company houses. Also included in the collection are advertising publications for sanitation equipment. Correspondents include: Rembrandt Peale, H.A. Wertz, George M. Estep, G.E. Metzger, H.W. Henry, W.B. Oates, T.A. Estep, and F.N. Artley.

Dates: 1917-1921

R.P. Chew Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 2518

Correspondence and legal papers of R.P. Chew, of Charles Town, concerning his land holdings in Logan County. Companies mentioned in connection with land. Purchases include Bowman Lumber Co., Laurel Coal and Land Co., Robinson Coal and Land Co., and Dingiss Run Coal Co. Correspondents include J. Coleman Alderson, F.B. Enslow, and A.B. Fleming.

Dates: 1904-1908

Scotia Coal Company, Archives

Collection Number: A&M 2570

Scotia Coal Company mine and store inventories; time, field rent, and account books; invoices, ledgers and registers covering business matters and community conditions. Also includes small box of pamphlets, including travel brochures for Washington D.C. and Gettysburg (ca. 1880-1900), and programs from the Chicago World's Fair (1893).

Dates: 1878-1956

Slaughter's Creek Coal & Land Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 1789
Scope and Contents

The company owned coal lands in the Cabin Creek district of West Virginia. The collection includes deeds, contracts, maps, and engineering reports, with mention of the Winifrede Collieries Co., Wet Branch Mining Co., Chelyan Coal & Land Co., Standard Ore and Alloys Corporation, and Charleston Interurban Railroad Company.

Dates: 1905-1948