Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1063
Overview Field engineer with the West Virginia Department of Mines. The collection includes papers on coal mine inspection, accidents, safety, and other aspects of mining. There are also several blueprints, maps, and drawings of various mining operations in West Virginia.
Collection Number: A&M.2015
Overview Diary of Luke Wilcox, a Kanawha County farmer, merchant, salt well and furnace owner and operator, written in memorandum form except for scattered entries giving more information on specific subjects, such as the weather, churches and ministers, farm operation, travel, salt wells and furnaces, slaves, names of personal and business correspondents, coal, and land purchases. There is also an addendum regarding the Wilcox family bible. See "Scope and Contents" for additional information.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1843-1854; 1795-1879
Collection Number: A&M.0862
Collection Number: A&M.2584
Overview Transcript of an interview by Richard Hadsell with Major W.P. Tams, Jr., former mine operator in the Winding Gulf coal mining region. Tams discusses his early days in coal mining, the opening of the Kanawha coal region, and coal operators and union officials such as: E.J. Berwind, Joe Beury, George Collins, Jarius Collins, Justus Collins, John J. Cornwell, Samuel Dixon, Elias Hatfield, Troy Hatfield, Isaac Mann, S.T. Patterson, J.A. Renahan, James O. Watts, and George Wolfe. Other individuals...
Collection Number: A&M.4362
Overview Photocopy of a typescript by author and professor Mary Lee Settle, titled "The West Virginians", regarding the history of the state and character of her citizens as well as national perceptions thereof. Also contains a transcription. For further information please see "Scope and Contents" and "Biographical" note.
Dates: ca. 1964-1970
Collection Number: A&M.2464
Overview The collection consists of unrevised, bound proofs of an unpublished book, 'The Long Tunnel: A Coal Miner's Journal', by Arble (October 15, 1976) and a photocopy of his article, 'Notes from a Coal Mine,' published in the NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, Jan. 12, 1975.
Collection Number: A&M.0524
Overview The collection consists of: a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings on the explosion at Monongah Mines No.6 and No.8 on 6 December 1907, rescue operations, the inquest, and mine law reforms; photographs of the disaster; maps of the interior of the mines; printed and typescript reports and pamphlets on mining operations; script of a 1952 television broadcast on the disaster; material on mine disasters in Alabama, Pennsylvania, and Illinois; and newspaper accounts of the agitation for the...
Collection Number: A&M.0026
Scope and Contents The collection contains record books and papers covering a period from the formation of the county of Monongalia in 1776 to 1933. The collection is broken prior to 1796. There are approximately six hundred thousand pieces including papers on civil and criminal cases, bonds, deeds, wills, licenses, settlements of public offices, school reports, and other papers commonly filled or recorded at county courthouses in the Virginias.There are two hundred and seventy-five volumes covering a...
Collection Number: A&M.2778
Overview Typescript memoir of the life of Mother Jones, entitled "Mother Jones: the Life Story of the Irish Immigrant Girl Who Became the Most Unique Character in the American Labor Movement, Living Past 100 Years," written by Lillie May Burgess of Hyattsville, Maryland, and copyrighted 8 February 1938. The manuscript is in two parts, several pages of which are missing. The first part (241pp.) is entitled "The Life Story of Mother Jones: American Labor's Joan of Arc," and is a narration of events in...
Mrs. James R. Moreland, Director of Women's Work, Records Regarding Monongalia County Relief Administration, Civil Works Administration, and Federal Emergency Relief Administration
Collection Number: A&M.0890
Overview Correspondence, reports, and other records of the Monongalia County Relief Administration, the Civil Works Administration, and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, from the office of the Director of Women's Work, Mrs. James R. Moreland. There are also two volumes of daily reports of the Lynchburg Coal and Coke Company, January-November, 1938.