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Coal mines and mining

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

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

Buckhorn Coal Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1984-175
Abstract

This collection contains blueprints, ledgers, and a deed of lease from the records of the Buckhorn Coal Company. Material dates from 1880 to 1961.

Dates: 1880 - 1961

Coal Mining Photograph Album of the Virginias

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-087
Abstract

This photograph album includes images of coal mining operations and related industries within West Virginia and Virginia.

Dates: c. 1911

William F. Drumeller, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-007
Abstract

The William F. Drumeller, Jr., Collection, 1909-1991, includes Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) publications, school papers (including notes and notebooks), ephemera, engineering publications and reports, correspondences, and photographs of Drumeller, a student and cadet at VPI from 1942-1943 and 1946-1949. Materials describe the railway and coal industries in West Virginia in the mid- to late twentieth century.

Dates: 1909 - 1991

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, West Virginia, created by native artist Olin P. Keyes in 1970.

Dates: c.1970

Harriet Eliza Lathrop Reminiscences

 Collection
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