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Coal mining.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:

Stealey Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2787
Scope and Contents

Account books and ledger journals of a farm, coal mine, and grist mill owned by James Irvin Samson Stealey in Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1865-1907. The mill, known as the Point Mill, was located at Point Comfort, where the Elk Creek and West Fork River join.

This collection includes two series:

Series 1. James I. S. Stealey Farm and Coal Mine, 1865–1907 (box 1) Series 2. Point Mill Company, 1892–1899 (box 2)

Dates: 1865-1907

Stevens Coal Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 2563

Acme, West Virginia, company which consisted of the Empire, Acme, and Keystone mines, and also had an interest in railroads. The collection contains a letter-book, payrolls, time-books, and coal shipment records. The letter-book has correspondence between T.F. Garrison and John J. Shouk of the Shouk-Garrison Coal Co. Payroll records include deductions from wages for rent, smithing, doctor, and company store accounts.

Dates: 1891-1907

United Mine Workers Records at Cornell University

Collection Number: A&M 2991

Guide to the microfilmed records at the Labor Management Documentation Center of Cornell's M.P. Catherwood Library. Includes the early joint conferences of coal miners and operators, 1899-1920, the District 12 (Illinois) conventions, 1899-1916 and grievance adjustment proceedings, 1899-1927. None of Cornell's holdings pertain directly to West Virginia.

Dates: 1899-1927

United Pocahontas Coal Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 2849

This collection consists mainly of business records of the United Pocahontas Coal Company of Crumpler, West Virginia (McDowell County), including a one-page typescript history of the company, bylaws (1915), business correspondence, and three blueprint maps.

Dates: 1915,1936-38, 1965, 1968

Walter Bledsoe and Company, Archives

Collection Number: A&M 2567

Picture guidebook of a coal distributorship founded in 1910 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Gives a brief history of coal mining in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and a description of company mines in each state.

Dates: n.d.

Walter R. Thurmond (1881-1967) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2141
Overview Operator in the Logan coalfield for many years, collector of Internal Revenue for West Virginia, and president of the state Board of Control, 1937-1941. Thurmond returned to the coal industry in 1941 and helped organize the Southern Coal Producers' Association, serving as its secretary until his retirement in 1958. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers, including Thurmond's diaries for 1938-1967. Subjects include labor relations, taxes, mine...
Dates: 1938-1967

Watson Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1949
Scope and Contents The collection includes manuscript materials (correspondence, land warrant, accounts, receipts, petition and will) and printed and typescript materials (invitations, broadside, newspaper and magazine clippings). Subjects of the various items include sale and survey of land; schools, churches, estates, comment on and description of agriculture, social and economic conditions in Kentucky, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, California, Morgantown, Fairmont, and...
Dates: 1694; 1783-1878; 1926

Watson Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0630
Scope and Contents Personal papers of the Watson family in Marion County, including a genealogy of the Watson and Haymond families, newspaper clippings of weddings, obituaries, social and business activities, and European travel. Mention is made of coal mining development in Marion County, strikes, labor meetings, conservation, and improvement of farming practices. There is material on politics, industrial development, early iron mining, Marion county history, the Barrickville covered bridge, Beverly-Fairmont...
Dates: 1869-1953

West Virginia Department of Mines Reports

Collection Number: A&M 2143
Scope and Contents

Accident and inspection reports from the West Virginia Department of Mines, subdivided into: fatal accidents [1919-1932]; nonfatal accidents [1916-1932]; minor accidents [1919-1932]; inspection reports [1919-1927]; and sand mines and prosecutions [1927-1932].

Dates: 1916-1932

West Virginia University, School of Mines, Records

Collection Number: A&M 1016
Scope and Contents

Reports and correspondence; and records of finances, appointments, resignations, enrollment and attendance, including extension work.

Dates: 1916-1950