Coal mining - coal companies.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1789
Overview 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.
Collection Number: A&M.1564
Collection Number: A&M.1830
Scope and Contents Production statistics and extracts from the historical files of the Smokeless Operators Association (until 1958 the Pocahontas Operators Association) showing the history of coal mining in the Pocahontas field and production, sales, and distribution statistics for the years 1930 and 1933-1961. There are weekly, monthly, and yearly reports on net tons produced, hours, worked, and tonnage lost because of labor problems, mine disability, or lack of market. There are lists of the coal companies...
Dates: 1800 (1952-1961)
Collection Number: A&M.1928
Overview The collection consists of correspondence, reports, financial records, pamphlets, maps, photographs, clippings, and other papers of a coal company operating in southern West Virginia. Subjects include operators' associations, wages, prices, mine inspection reports, sales, strip mining, and freight rates. Other firms mentioned include the Winding Gulf Collieries, Charleston Coal Co., Piney Coking Coal Land Co., Juliette Coal Co., LaMar Colliery Co., Phelps Coal Co., George Creek Coal Co., Guyan...
Collection Number: A&M.2563
Overview Acme, West Virginia, company which consisted of the Empire, Acme, and Keystone mines, and also had an interest in railroads. The collection contains a letter-book, payrolls, time-books, and coal shipment records. The letter-book has correspondence between T.F. Garrison and John J. Shouk of the Shouk-Garrison Coal Co. Payroll records include deductions from wages for rent, smithing, doctor, and company store accounts.
Collection Number: A&M.2849
Overview This collection consists mainly of business records of the United Pocahontas Coal Company of Crumpler, West Virginia (McDowell County), including a one-page typescript history of the company, bylaws (1915), business correspondence, and three blueprint maps.
Dates: 1915,1936-38, 1965, 1968
Collection Number: A&M.2567
Overview Picture guidebook of a coal distributorship founded in 1910 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Gives a brief history of coal mining in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and a description of company mines in each state.
Collection Number: A&M.1016
Scope and Contents Reports and correspondence; and records of finances, appointments, resignations, enrollment and attendance, including extension work.
Collection Number: A&M.1024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, reports, surveys, financial and academic records, circulars, and other papers, including regulations of the National Bituminous Coal Commission and bulletins of various code authorities of the National Recovery Administration. Also included in the collection are correspondence, reports, and other papers (ca.1926-1940) of the Lynchburg Coal & Coke Co.
Collection Number: A&M.0146
Overview The papers of Colonel William McCleery of Morgantown, a Revolutionary War veteran, attorney, county clerk, prosecuting attorney, representative from Monongalia County to the Federal Constitutional Convention, founder of the Presbyterian Church in Morgantown, and landholder and purchasing agent. The papers include correspondence, typescripts, land records, and some printed materials. Much of the correspondence is between McCleery and his agent, Benjamin Oden of Upper Marlboro, Maryland,...
Dates: 1770-1857, 1945; Majority of material found within 1770-1857