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Coal industry.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Bibliographies regarding Appalachian Studies Topics

Collection Number: A&M 4338
Scope and Contents Contains three bibliographies regarding Appalachian Studies, including: 1. Bibliography compiled by Donald A. Clelland on "Appalachian Coal"; 2. Bibliography compiled by Glenna Horne Graves of the University of Kentucky on "Agriculture and Modernization Relating to the Appalachian South"; and 3. Bibliography of "Southwest Virginia Writers".Also includes narrative by Herbert W. Wey regarding "Cratis Williams and Appalachian Studies at ASU" (Applachian State University) in Boone,...
Dates: 1971-1988 and undated

Charles Shetler, Curator and Historian, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2835

Material written and collected by a former curator of the West Virginia and Regional History Collection that includes bibliographies, transcripts, photostats, papers and historical sketches on various aspects of West Virginia history. Items deal with prominent West Virginia University historians, the Civil War, early settlement, industrial growth, and West Virginia University. A number of letters and circulars discuss the West Virginia Historical Society in 1869.

Dates: ca. 1700-1965

Earl W. Kennedy, Mine Inspector, Coal Company Mine Inspection Records

Collection Number: A&M 3999
Scope and Contents Coal mine inspection records compiled by Earl W. Kennedy, mine inspector and safety manager. Includes notebooks of mine inspection records kept by Kennedy, memoranda regarding mine safety audits, safety training materials, and other material. Records mainly regard the Consolidation Coal Company (now Consol Energy, Inc.).The coal mine inspection records consist of notebooks kept by Kennedy from 1981 until July 1997 (box 1, folder 1 through box 9, folder 1). There are also scans of...
Dates: 1974-2013

Fred R. Toothman, Research Files Regarding Coal Leaders

Collection Number: A&M 3100
Overview Drafts, research notes and photos for a book by the donor about West Virginians who were prominent in the leadership of the state's coal industry. Great Coal Leaders of West Virginia made no claim to being an exhaustive work, it nonetheless included coal company owners, senior management, and labor leaders renowned for their foresight, boldness, and innovations in the industry. Some names included are: J. L. Beury, S. A. Caperton, F. E. Christopher, H. G. Davis, S. B. Elkins, C. E. Lawall,...
Dates: 1988

Gravely and Moore Studio, Photography Business in Charleston, Negatives

Collection Number: A&M 2523
Overview Negatives and other material from the Gravely and Moore Studio of Charleston, West Virginia. The majority of items within the collection are cellulose acetate negatives; the collection also includes glass plate negatives, prints, two photograph albums, and other material, as well as a card catalog documenting business transactions with customers. The collection is organized into customer project files as established by the Studio; the contents of these files are stored in envelopes usually...
Dates: 1860s-1960s; Majority of material found within 1930-1945

Jerry Bruce Thomas, Coal Industry, Masters Thesis by Jerry Bruce Thomas

Collection Number: A&M 2103

One copy of a Master's Thesis, entitled, "The Growth of the Coal Industry in the Great Kanawha Basin, 1850-1885," by Jerry Bruce Thomas, 1968.

Dates: 1850-1885

John W. Mason (1842-1917) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1888
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, photographs, and printed materials of John W. Mason (1842-1917). Mason was a circuit court and state Supreme Court judge, member of the Virginia State Debt Commission, and commissioner of Internal Revenue. The general correspondence contains personal and business letters, as well as manuscript speeches, notebooks, and reports. The period while Mason was circuit judge is particularly sparse. Also includes Internal Revenue correspondence consisting of about 8,500...
Dates: 1831-1928

Joseph McGill, Diary of a Coal Mine Surveyor and Engineer

Collection Number: A&M 3992
Overview Copy of a transcription of the diary of Joseph McGill (1807-1874), an engineer and surveyor who emigrated from England to the United States. During the period covered by the diary (1854-1856), McGill was working for the "Coal River and Kanawha Mining and Manufacturing Company Coal Mines" at its property along the Big Coal River, Brier Creek Section, Boone County, (West) Virginia. The diary records McGill's daily work activities, including tasks, locations, and travel, as well as work...
Dates: 1854-1987; Majority of material found within 1854-1856

Miscellaneous Records Regarding History of the Coal Industry

Collection Number: A&M 3836

This collection contains miscellaneous records regarding history of the coal industry. Types of records include correspondence. See "Scope and Content Note" for additional information regarding material within the collection.

Dates: 1934-1937

Pocahontas Consolidated Collieries Company, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2834
Overview Time book, receipts, payroll statements and ledger of the Pocahontas Consolidated Collieries Co. and Pocahontas Fuel Co. Inc. There are payroll statements with individuals names listing credits and deductions. The time book includes employees names and work categories. The ledger has individual names, time/tonnage statements, earnings and deductions for merchandise, powder, insurance, and medical bills. All relate to Pocahontas #8 Mine with the name of a foreman, W. E. Tabor listed on nearly...
Dates: 1917-41