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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1784
Scope and Contents A letter from Justus Collins to his brother, Jairus Collins, when the latter became Superintendent of the Collins Mines at Glen Jean, West Virginia, September 1896. Letter written from Goodwill, W. Va.
Collection Number: A&M.1824
Scope and Contents Justus Collins was an entrepreneur who opened his first coal mine in the Pocahontas- Flat Top coal field of Southern West Virginia, and thereafter operated mines in the New River, Tug River, and Winding Gulf coal fields. He headed a coal sales agency, speculated in coal and timber lands, headed a cement company, and was interested financially in rubber, oil, and gas companies. He played an important role in organizing the Tug River Coal Operators Association, the Winding Gulf Operators'...