Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company Receipts
Scope and Contents
This collection contains receipts issued to the Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company for various purchases. While many of the purchases were made from businesses in Lynchburg, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee, others originate from such cities as Kansas City, Philadelphia and Baltimore.
- 1902 - 1909
- Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company (Organization)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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The Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company was organized in 1899, when it acquired several plants previously owned by the Carter Coal and Coke Company in Pulaski and Wythe counties, Virginia, as well as furnaces at Roanoke, Radford, and Max Meadows, in addition to operations in other parts of Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee. The company was forced into receivership in 1901 but emerged in 1903 and continued to operate, expanding its operations to include two rail lines and numerous coal mines.
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The collection includes receipts issued to the Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company for various purchases.
The collection is arranged in chronological order.
Source of Acquisition
The Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company Receipts were purchased by Special Collections in 2009. The receipts had been part of a larger group of railroad-related materials compiled by a collector, then sold to a dealer (see "separated material" section).
The Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company Receipts were acquired as part of a larger collection of railway-related material that had been compiled by a collector, then sold to a dealer. In the course of processing, the receipts were removed to a separate collection. The acquisition of which these receipts were a part also included:
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company Receipts by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement and description of the Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company Receipts commenced and was completed in March 2009.
- A Guide to the Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company Receipts, 1902-1909
- John M. Jackson
- 2009 (CC0 1.0)
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- Description is in English
- 2020-11-02: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags
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