Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3393
Overview Compact disc of a searchable database of 1200 facsimile pages of New River Symposium Proceedings dating from 1982-1999. Articles in the Proceedings discuss the natural and cultural features of the New River region of West Virginia, including the following topics: botany, Civil War, coal mining, environmentalism, folklore, folk music, geology, Green Sulphur Springs, historic preservation, iron industry, native Americans, railroads, rivers (Bluestone, Gauley, New), transportation, and Mary Draper...
Collection Number: A&M.0031
Scope and Contents Court case papers, 1776-1930; court and county record books; birth and death records, 1887-1888; and account and minute books of individuals, companies, and organizations, 1772-1935. The bound volumes include records of brand registrations, deeds, estrays, land entries, marriages, military service, surveys, and wills. The private account books relate to general merchandising, coal sales, dental practice, a debating society, distilling, carriage manufacturing, hotels, steamboat freighting, the...
Collection Number: A&M.2568
Overview Okey Meadows wrote this history, entitled "Black Diamonds", which covers coal mining from ancient times to the present, describes cannel coal and its uses, and includes a prospectus for the Licking River Commerce Company of Kentucky. Other subjects dealt with are economic conditions of the early 1930s and the geology of oil shales.
Collection Number: A&M.2454
Scope and Contents This collection of personal, business and financial papers, and photographs reflect Kubach's business interests and employment in West Virginia coal mines, Honduras gold and silver mines, and other activities. The correspondence, concentrated in the years 1885-87, concerns Kubach's responsibilities as secretary-treasurer of the Beury Coal & Coke Company of Stone Cliff, West Virginia, as well as personal and family matters. There are also thirty-six letters to Kubach written in German from...
Dates: ca. 1815-1939
Collection Number: A&M.0611
Overview Records of the Pardee and Curtin Lumber Company. Includes 55 account books in 9 series: 1) Bills Payable & Bills Receivable (1 item); 2) Cash Books (9 items); 3) Cashier's Check Registers (9 items); 4) Check Registers and Records (5 items); 5) Day Book (1 item); 6) Journals (8 items); 7) Ledgers (4 items); 8) Petty Cash Books (2 items); 9) Sales Books and Shipping Books (16 items). These records are from company offices in Clarksburg, Curtin, and Sutton, and from logging operations in...
Collection Number: A&M.2628
Overview Five unpublished manuscripts dealing with coal mining, miners, and unions. (1) Tom Myerscough, BLOODY HELL IN KENTUCKY, ca.1932. (2) Adam Getto, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, 1975. (3) Miriam Schultz, BREAD UPON THE WATERS, ca.1970. (4) Miriam Schultz, Larry Corcoran, ca.1970. (5) Tony Sabo, STRIPPED NAKED IN PUBLIC, ca.1971.
Dates: ca. 1970, 1971, 1975
Collection Number: A&M.2576
Overview The papers concern the Rembrandt Peale Mines, free coal, mine insurance costs, Estep Brothers Coal Mining Co., and company houses. Also included in the collection are advertising publications for sanitation equipment. Correspondents include: Rembrandt Peale, H.A. Wertz, George M. Estep, G.E. Metzger, H.W. Henry, W.B. Oates, T.A. Estep, and F.N. Artley.
Collection Number: A&M.2618
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, notes, articles, newsletters, news clippings, reports, studies, Congressional testimony, and other materials collected by Keith Dix and other members of the Peoples Appalachian Research Collective for the purpose of preparing a 1971 issue of PEOPLE'S APPALACHIA concerning strip mining in Appalachia. The bulk of the material is newsletters from anti-strip mining organizations and reports, studies, and testimonies on regulation of this industry.
Collection Number: A&M.2796
Overview The minutes, correspondence, and financial records of the Pocahontas Operators Association and of its successors, the Smokeless Operators Association and the Southern Virginias Operators Association. Topics mentioned are foreign competition, environmental legislation, labor strife and union negotiations, and lobbying efforts in Congress and with state legislatures. Special mention is made of the conditions in the coal industry during World War II, the impact of the Taft-Hartley Act on...
Collection Number: A&M.0956
Overview Papers from the Leroy Bucklew Museum in the Preston County, West Virginia, courthouse. The collection includes early papers relating to land, court cases, mills and furnaces, post offices, inns, mineral development, Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad Company, roads, the Virginia-Maryland boundary, and estate settlements. There are photographs of Preston County and Kingwood, and maps of Kingwood, Bruceton Mills, Rowlesburg, Manheim, and of Berkeley Springs, Morgan County. Also includes...