Coal mining - coal companies.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2573
Overview Correspondence (including 6 volumes of letter books) relating to firms in which Barnum was an executive, including the Henrico Coal Co. and Kanawha Improvement Co., West Virginia, National Mining Co. and Wells Farm Land and Mining Co., New York. The collection documents mining and railroad promotion in Appalachia and the eastern midwest states. The collection was formerly part of the records of the Pacific Coast Coal and Oil Co. of which Barnum was chairman of the Board of Directors...
Collection Number: A&M.1755
Overview Papers of William Nelson Page, civil and mining engineer, who was manager of the Hawk's Nest Coal Company, 1877-1880; built and operated the Victoria Blast Furnace, Goshen, Virginia, 1880-1885; organized and developed the Gauley Mountain Coal Company, 1889-1917; served in the West Virginia National Guard for twenty years; and was mayor of Ansted for ten years. Subjects include the American Society of Civil Engineers, Deepwater Railway Company, Guy's Run Iron Land, Iron and Steel Works...
Dates: 1860 (1881-1890) 1924
Collection Number: A&M.2109
Overview Correspondence, ledger books, account and cashbooks of the Parkersburg, West Virginia, firm of Withers and VanDevender (later Wiant and VanDevender), specializing in timber cutting, but also dealing in real estate, coal, oil, and orange growing. Subjects include timber cutting methods, costs, timber shipping, floods, freezes, droughts, log jams, timberland locations, timber purchases and sales, salaries of timber workers, and fruit groves in Florida. Counties mentioned include: Boone, Braxton,...