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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 78 Collections and/or Records:

West Virginia, Office of Auditor, Records

Collection Number: A&M 3155

Public utility tax reports on car lines, bus and airlines, oil and gas companies, telephone and telegraph companies, and railroads operating in West Virginia. The collection represents a portion of the microfilmed archives of the Auditors Office.

Dates: 1935-1945

West Virginia, Secretary of State Archives

Collection Number: A&M 2142
Overview Official records on the appointment, resignation, and removal of state officers, railroad and special police, and corporate representatives. Archives include financial records of state agencies, executive meeting minutes, executive decrees, and documents relating to pardons, extraditions, and state convicts in county jails. Much information relates to charters and taxation of railroad companies. Also contains official state election returns and records concerning the reconstruction of the...
Dates: 1861-1939

William Gordon Worley (1846-1928) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1547

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and financial papers of a lawyer and state senator from Kingwood, who was instrumental in the organization of the West Virginia Northern Railroad, and the Kingwood Coal and Coke Company. Subjects include state politics, 1888-1895, Virginia Debt Question, the tariff debate, land development, coal mining and railroads. Correspondents include J.M. Mason, W.E. Chilton, S.B. Elkins, and George C. Sturgiss.

Dates: 1853-1921

William Milo Barnum (1856-1926) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2573
Overview Correspondence (including 6 volumes of letter books) relating to firms in which Barnum was an executive, including the Henrico Coal Co. and Kanawha Improvement Co., West Virginia, National Mining Co. and Wells Farm Land and Mining Co., New York. The collection documents mining and railroad promotion in Appalachia and the eastern midwest states. The collection was formerly part of the records of the Pacific Coast Coal and Oil Co. of which Barnum was chairman of the Board of Directors...
Dates: 1882-1899

William Nelson Page (1854-1932) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1755
Overview Papers of William Nelson Page, civil and mining engineer, who was manager of the Hawk's Nest Coal Company, 1877-1880; built and operated the Victoria Blast Furnace, Goshen, Virginia, 1880-1885; organized and developed the Gauley Mountain Coal Company, 1889-1917; served in the West Virginia National Guard for twenty years; and was mayor of Ansted for ten years. Subjects include the American Society of Civil Engineers, Deepwater Railway Company, Guy's Run Iron Land, Iron and Steel Works...
Dates: 1860, 1881-1890, 1924

William S. Downs, Engineering Professor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2946
Scope and Contents

Downs was an engineering professor at West Virginia University and an engineer with the West Virginia State Road Commission. Includes records and photos of road-building projects in Bolivia and West Virginia, photograph albums of West Virginia hydro-electric plant construction, lists of lot owners for the area flooded by Cheat Lake, and a memoir of Downs' student years at West Virginia University, ca. 1905.

Dates: 1900-1926

Wilson-Lewis Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2135
Overview Papers relating to the Wilson, Lewis, and Ruffner families of Prince Edward County, Virginia, Kanawha County, [West] Virginia, St. Charles County, Missouri, and Fairfield County, Ohio. Correspondence between Nathaniel V. Wilson and Dr. Goodridge Wilson, concerning land purchases, preparation for the settlement of the family, care of livestock, employment of slaves, salt making and marketing, and the market price of salt. Other members of the family migrated to St. Charles County, Missouri,...
Dates: circa 1693-1942 and undated

Winding Gulf Coals, Inc. Records

Collection Number: A&M 1525
Overview The collection consists of ledgers, journals, and cashbooks of the Goodwill Coal and Coke Co., Greenbrier Coal and Coke Co., Gulf Coal Co., Louisville Coal and Coke Co., Winding Gulf Coal and Coke Co., and the Winding Gulf Colliery Co., with some material on the operation of company stores. There is also correspondence (1911-1915) between the managers of mines at Winding Gulf and Davy, West Virginia, discussing production levels, availability of railroad cars and freight rates, New River and...
Dates: 1888-1950