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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Hugh Sayre, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2436
Overview Correspondence, miscellaneous family papers, nineteenth century school records, ledgers, bank books, and memorabilia of Hugh F. Sayre and family of Parkersburg, Reedy, St. Marys and West Creek, West Virginia. Some material relates to oil and gas leases on the Sayre family farm and Sayre's invention of a scientific alphabet called EBDECORD.
Dates: 1872-1927

John Spiker, Letter Regarding Everettville Mine Disaster

Collection Number: A&M.3931
Overview Photocopy of eight page letter from John Spiker to his grandfather, Watson Tenney. In the letter, dated November 7, 1927, Spiker recounts his experience witnessing the Everettville Mine Disaster in Everettville, West Virginia, on April 30, 1927. He was on-site when the Federal No. 3 mine owned by New England Fuel and Transportation Company exploded and he took part in the immediate rescue effort.
Dates: 1927