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Coal mining.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:

Progressive Mine Workers of America, Archives

Collection Number: A&M 2609
Scope and Contents Records of the Progressive Mine Workers of America.Boxes 1-36 include: convention proceedings, minutes, contracts and agreements, financial records, correspondence, mine inspectors' reports, and grievance files which make up the bulk of the records. In addition there are printed National Industrial Recovery Administration and National Recovery Administration documents on the coal industry and a microfilm copy of the union's newspaper, THE PROGRESSIVE MINER, 1932-53....
Dates: 1932-1965

R.P. Chew Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 2518

Correspondence and legal papers of R.P. Chew, of Charles Town, concerning his land holdings in Logan County. Companies mentioned in connection with land. Purchases include Bowman Lumber Co., Laurel Coal and Land Co., Robinson Coal and Land Co., and Dingiss Run Coal Co. Correspondents include J. Coleman Alderson, F.B. Enslow, and A.B. Fleming.

Dates: 1904-1908

Rush Meadows Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2147

Papers of Rush Meadows, a Charleston, West Virginia, mining engineer and mine operator, containing correspondence, maps, reports, and photographs on companies involved in coal, oil and gas production in Appalachia, the Rocky Mountain states, and Latin America.

Dates: 1901-1967

Samuel Davis Stokes Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2542
Scope and Contents

Business and financial papers, correspondence and legal files of S.D. Stokes, a Williamson, West Virginia, attorney. The material consists of bills, accounts and receipts; business papers (ca. 1921-1925), reflecting Stokes' interest in farming and his law office files (1915-1925), arranged alphabetically by client's name. Subjects include Mingo County and coal-related court cases.

Dates: ca. 1915-1925

Slaughter's Creek Coal & Land Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 1789
Scope and Contents

The company owned coal lands in the Cabin Creek district of West Virginia. The collection includes deeds, contracts, maps, and engineering reports, with mention of the Winifrede Collieries Co., Wet Branch Mining Co., Chelyan Coal & Land Co., Standard Ore and Alloys Corporation, and Charleston Interurban Railroad Company.

Dates: 1905-1948

Smokeless Coal Operators Association Records

Collection Number: A&M 1830
Scope and Contents Production statistics and extracts from the historical files of the Smokeless Operators Association (until 1958 the Pocahontas Operators Association) showing the history of coal mining in the Pocahontas field and production, sales, and distribution statistics for the years 1930 and 1933-1961. There are weekly, monthly, and yearly reports on net tons produced, hours, worked, and tonnage lost because of labor problems, mine disability, or lack of market. There are lists of the coal companies...
Dates: 1800 (1952-1961)

Smokeless Coal Operators Association Records

Collection Number: A&M 1564
Scope and Contents

“The Smokeless Coal Fields of West Virginia: A Brief History” by W.P. Tams, Jr. Printed in 1963.

Dates: 1931

Smokeless Fuel Co. Records

Collection Number: A&M 1928
Scope and Contents This 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.,...
Dates: 1935-1957

Socialist Workers Party Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2709
Overview Materials from several political campaigns are among the papers, including those of Rosalinda Flint's 1978 campaign for the U.S. Senate; Brian Williams' 1978 campaign for West Virginia House of Delegates, 27th District; Tom Moriarty's 1980 campaign for West Virginia Governor; and the 1980 campaign to elect Andrew Pulley and Mathilde Zimmermann as President and Vice-President, respectively, of the United States. The campaign papers address such issues as occupational health and safety,...
Dates: 1978-1980

Statler Family Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 2558

Most of the letters are to Alice C. Statler Partiquin of Davis, West Virginia, while others are to her brother Ira Statler and other members of the family. Several letters to Ira concern operation of a coal mine in the area of Cherry Run, Morgan County. Subjects include family marriages, births, and deaths as well as news of the neighborhood. Places mentioned include Davis, Hedgesville, Holton, Horton, and Martinsburg.

Dates: 1899-1918