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Anthony L. Asher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-078
Abstract

Papers of Anthony L. Asher, who served as a U. S. Army explosives instructor staff officer in France during World War I and later organized and commanded Company K, 150th Infantry, West Virginia National Guard during the West Virginia mine wars. Includes correspondence relating to Company K, 150th Infantry, West Virginia National Guard (and to military charges brought against Asher for theft and unauthorized absence) and photographs.

Dates: 1921 - 1923

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

Hard Coal Mines Inc.

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0293
Abstract

Map shows property of Hard Coal Mines in Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1937

Huddle Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-084
Abstract This collection primarily contains papers associated with Charles Huddle and his son Charles Huddle who were mining engineers in Ivanhoe, Virginia, and served in various capacities with the National Carbide Company; Ivanhoe Mining and Smelting Corporation (formerly the Ivanhoe Furnace Company); New River Mineral Company; and Sand Mountain Sand Corporation. In addition, the collection contains some personal correspondence, memorabilia, and business papers of the family. Materials date from...
Dates: 1854 - 1970

Samuel Bolitho Jeffries Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-016
Abstract

The collection contains Samuel Bolitho Jeffries (1884-1953) diaries from 1912-1951 (minus several individual years). These diaries depict both Jeffries' personal life, as well as his career as a civil engineer.

Dates: 1912 - 1951

Olin P. Keyes Coal Mining Prints

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-035
Abstract

The collection contains eight different black and white prints depicting common coal mining scenes in Bluefield, WV created by native artist Olin P. Keyes in 1970.

Dates: c.1970

Harriet Eliza Lathrop Reminiscences

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1988-011
Abstract

This collection includes the photocopied typescript of the reminiscences of Harriet Eliza Lathrop, a native of New York who moved to Tazewell County, Virginia with her husband, employed there to oversee the opening of the Pocahontas Coal Field.

Dates: 1937

Map of Pocahantas Coal Fields

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0363
Abstract

Map shows Pocahontas Coal Field, with index of mines and their owners. Map is bordered by images of the mines listed on the map.

Dates: 1948

Map of the Twelve-Pole and Part of the Guyandot Basins, Showing the location of Coal, Oil, Gas, Iron and Timber Lands, In Wayne, Cabell, Lincoln, and Logan Counties, West Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0362
Abstract

Map shows land owned by the Guyandot Coal Land Association in the Guyandot basin, in West Virginia. It displays some railroads and openings in coal beds.

Dates: March 1, 1891

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