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New River (N.C.-W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Long/Trail Southeastern West Virginia Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M 3762
Overview Records and photographs documenting the history of southeastern West Virginia compiled by Summers County residents Fred Long and Stephen Trail. Many of the items were collected by a local newspaper, the Hinton Daily News (later the Hinton News). The collection focuses on the history of Summers County and Hinton from the mid-1700s to 2012, as well as the history of other areas in southeastern Virginia and western Virginia....
Dates: ca. 1870-2015

New River Symposiums Proceedings

Collection Number: A&M 3393
Overview Compact disc of a searchable database of 1200 facsimile pages of New River Symposium Proceedings dating from 1982-1999. Articles in the Proceedings discuss the natural and cultural features of the New River region of West Virginia, including the following topics: botany, Civil War, coal mining, environmentalism, folklore, folk music, geology, Green Sulphur Springs, historic preservation, iron industry, native Americans, railroads, rivers (Bluestone, Gauley, New), transportation, and Mary...
Dates: 1982-1999

Thomas Hanson Journal

Collection Number: A&M 1033

Journal of a surveying party including Hanson, John Floyd, James Nocks, Roderick McCray, and Mordecai Batson. The Journal describes the route taken from Fincastle County, Virginia, to the Ohio River and Kentucky, with mention of Gauley Mountain, Coal and New rivers, and other western Virginia geographical locations. Included is a list of persons for whom the surveys were made.

Dates: 1774 April 8-August

Union Carbide Corporation, Hawk's Nest Project Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1916
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memoranda, drafts, briefs, exhibits, reports, and newspaper clippings on the Federal Power Commission's licensing of Union Carbide Corporation's Hawk's Nest and Glenn Ferris power dam projects. Subjects include FPC hearings, history of navigability of the Kanawha River, efforts to dam the Kanawha River, the navigability of the New River, and the New-Kanawha Power Company. Correspondents include H.G. Davis, Russell A. Alger, Homer Adams Holt, Robert C. Byrd, and Jennings...
Dates: 1873-1966

United Mine Workers of America, Local Union 6046, Archives

Collection Number: A&M 2680
Overview Minutes, correspondence, grievance case files, and union campaign material of union locals in the New River field. The correspondence concerns implementation of national bituminous coal mine contracts, local 6046's members' benefits, safety and working conditions in the Lochgelly mine, and state and federal legislation sought by the UMW. The minutes of Local 6046 meetings summarize all matters discussed and acted on, including reports from the local's mine and safety committees, expenses,...
Dates: ca. 1933-1974