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Chapman J. French Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-045
Abstract

The collection contains twenty-three diaries meticulously written by Chapman J. French, a civil engineer for Norfolk & Western Railway, made during the years of 1906-1912, 1928-1935, and 1937-1944. The diaries relate French's daily activities at home and at work; they also include such items as addresses, cost accounts, and major league baseball scores.

Dates: 1906-1912, 1928-1935, 1937-1944; Majority of material found within 1906 - 1912; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1935; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1944

Geological Map of a Portion of the Flat-Top Coal Field Showing the Approximate Outcrop of the Pocahontas or No. 3 Coal Bed in McDowell County, West Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0366
Abstract

Map shows the coal beds at Flat-Top Coal Fields in McDowell County, West Virginia. It contains an index of openings in the coal bed, and a scale of sections, as well as a key to limestone and shale locations.

Dates: November 1887

A. H. and William Gibboney Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-070
Abstract

The collection contains a letter sent from Tazewell, Virginia, in 1882 by A. H. and William Gibboney to W. R. Wharton, Esquire, concerning the breach of payment for workers that have left the corps of the Norfolk and Western Railroad (previously the Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio Railroad).

Dates: 1882

Map of Pulaski, Pulaski County, Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0203
Abstract

Map shows land in Pulaski, Virginia, owned by The Pulaski Land Co. and The Iron Belt Land, Mining, and Development Company. It contains an illustration in the upper left.

Dates: 1884

Norfolk & Western Financial Documents,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-004
Abstract

The collection contains bills and invoices from Norfolk & Western Railroad, Norfolk & Western Railway, and several subsidiaries and contracted companies.

Dates: 1882 - 1954; Majority of material found within 1884 - 1916

Norfolk and Western Railway Accounting Department Personnel Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-058
Abstract The Norfolk and Western Railway Accounting Department Personnel Records are comprised of employee records of the company's accounting department from 1874 to 1907. The three ledgers include such information as employee name, age, marital status, date and place of birth, date of hire, jobs worked, and salary. Also included are notes regarding resignations or discharges. Interspersed throughout the ledgers are correspondence, memos and notes relating to such things as employment reference...
Dates: 1874 - 1907

Norfolk, Showing Property and Lines of the Norfolk and Western Railroad and Proposed Belt Line

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0149
Abstract

Large map shows the proposed line and existing lines in and around Norfolk. Additional maps show the terminal facilities at Lambert Point and the passenger and freight facilities at Norfolk.

Dates: 1890

Norfolk & Western Railway and Associated Companies Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-037
Abstract The Norfolk and Western Railway and Associated Companies contains a collection of records relating to the Norfolk & Western Railway and several of its predecessor and subsidiary lines and other associated enterprises, including the Atlantic & Danville Railway; Bluefield Inn; Deepwater Railway; Hotel Roanoke; New Jersey, Indiana & Illinois Railroad; New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad; Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad; Norfolk and Western Railroad; Roanoke Machine Works;...
Dates: 1851 - 1978

Norfolk & Western Railway Company Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-019
Abstract

The colletion contains a photograph of group believed to be Roanoke, Virginia employees of Norfolk & Western Railway Company.

Dates: [1925?]

Radford, Virginia, the Junction of Pocahontas Coke and Cripple Creek Minerals

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0250
Abstract

Map shows city blocks in Radford, Virginia, including a distance chart, travel and freight statistics, and a larger, contextual map.

Dates: ca. 1885