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Coal mining.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:

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

Ohio County Archives

Collection Number: A&M 0031
Scope and Contents Court case papers, 1776-1930; court and county record books; birth and death records, 1887-1888; and account and minute books of individuals, companies, and organizations, 1772-1935. The bound volumes include records of brand registrations, deeds, estrays, land entries, marriages, military service, surveys, and wills. The private account books relate to general merchandising, coal sales, dental practice, a debating society, distilling, carriage manufacturing, hotels, steamboat freighting,...
Dates: 1772-1935

Okey Meadows, Coal History Manuscript

Collection Number: A&M 2568

Okey Meadows wrote this history, entitled "Black Diamonds", which covers coal mining from ancient times to the present, describes cannel coal and its uses, and includes a prospectus for the Licking River Commerce Company of Kentucky. Other subjects dealt with are economic conditions of the early 1930s and the geology of oil shales.

Dates: undated

Oscar Kubach Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2454
Scope and Contents This collection of personal, business and financial papers, and photographs reflect Kubach's business interests and employment in West Virginia coal mines, Honduras gold and silver mines, and other activities. The correspondence, concentrated in the years 1885-87, concerns Kubach's responsibilities as secretary-treasurer of the Beury Coal & Coke Company of Stone Cliff, West Virginia, as well as personal and family matters. There are also thirty-six letters to Kubach written in German...
Dates: ca. 1815-1939

Pardee and Curtin Lumber Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 0611
Overview Records of the Pardee and Curtin Lumber Company. Includes 55 account books in 9 series: 1) Bills Payable & Bills Receivable (1 item); 2) Cash Books (9 items); 3) Cashier's Check Registers (9 items); 4) Check Registers and Records (5 items); 5) Day Book (1 item); 6) Journals (8 items); 7) Ledgers (4 items); 8) Petty Cash Books (2 items); 9) Sales Books and Shipping Books (16 items). These records are from company offices in Clarksburg, Curtin, and Sutton, and from logging operations in...
Dates: 1889-1938

Paul Nyden, Collector, Five Unpublished Manuscripts Dealing with Coal Mining, Miners, and Unions

Collection Number: A&M 2628
Scope and Contents Five unpublished manuscripts relating to coal mining, miners, and unions, in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. (1) Tom Myerscough, Bloody Hell in Kentucky, circa 1932, a fictionalized account of the National Miners Union strike in Harlan County, Kentucky, in 1931. Myerscough became an organizer and then president of the National Miners Union. (2) Adam Getto, ...
Dates: circa 1932, 1970-1975

Peale, Peacock & Kerr Co. Records

Collection Number: A&M 2576

The papers concern the Rembrandt Peale Mines, free coal, mine insurance costs, Estep Brothers Coal Mining Co., and company houses. Also included in the collection are advertising publications for sanitation equipment. Correspondents include: Rembrandt Peale, H.A. Wertz, George M. Estep, G.E. Metzger, H.W. Henry, W.B. Oates, T.A. Estep, and F.N. Artley.

Dates: 1917-1921

Peoples Appalachian Research Collective, Papers regarding Strip Mining

Collection Number: A&M 2618
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, notes, articles, newsletters, news clippings, reports, studies, Congressional testimony, and other materials collected by Keith Dix and other members of the Peoples Appalachian Research Collective for the purpose of preparing a 1971 issue of People's Appalachia concerning strip mining in Appalachia. The bulk of the material is newsletters from anti-strip mining organizations and reports, studies, and testimonies on...
Dates: 1968-1973

Pocahontas Operators Association, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2796
Overview The minutes, correspondence, and financial records of the Pocahontas Operators Association and of its successors, the Smokeless Operators Association and the Southern Virginias Operators Association. Topics mentioned are foreign competition, environmental legislation, labor strife and union negotiations, and lobbying efforts in Congress and with state legislatures. Special mention is made of the conditions in the coal industry during World War II, the impact of the Taft-Hartley Act on...
Dates: 1941-1973

Preston County Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0956
Overview Papers from the Leroy Bucklew Museum in the Preston County, West Virginia, courthouse. The collection includes early papers relating to land, court cases, mills and furnaces, post offices, inns, mineral development, Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad Company, roads, the Virginia-Maryland boundary, and estate settlements. There are photographs of Preston County and Kingwood, and maps of Kingwood, Bruceton Mills, Rowlesburg, Manheim, and of Berkeley Springs, Morgan County. Also includes...
Dates: 1775-1918