Winding Gulf Collieries
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1909
Overview Correspondence, financial records, speeches, reports, blueprints, and pamphlets of a Bluefield banker and businessman who was a treasurer of the Democratic Executive Committee and a member of the Board of Governors of West Virginia University. Subjects include numerous businesses in the Bluefield area, Bluefield State College, Concord College, Bank of Bramwell, Island Creek Coal Company, Norfolk and Western Railroad, Pocahontas Fuel Company, Smokeless Operators Association, Virginia Railway,...
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 individuals...
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...