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Coal mining.

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959), Barns Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1604
Overview Correspondence, business, and legal papers, and photographs of Thomas Barns (1750-1836) and his son John S. Barns, who operated a grist and saw mill at Polsleys Mill (now Fairmont). Papers deal with a river trip to Indiana, 1837; coal mining in 1839; the money question, 1838; land transactions, farming, and mercantile operations of the Barns family; Rosecrans in Middle Tennessee, 1863; and the poor economic conditions, 1878.
Dates: 1795-1908

West Virginia University, School of Mines, Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, reports, surveys, financial and academic records, circulars, and other papers, including regulations of the National Bituminous Coal Commission and bulletins of various code authorities of the National Recovery Administration. Also included in the collection are correspondence, reports, and other papers (ca.1926-1940) of the Lynchburg Coal & Coke Co.
Dates: 1916-1950