Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:
Farrier Family Papers
The collection includes files from the firm of Williams and Farrier, later Farrier and Farrier. Materials include copies of deeds, title searches, land transactions, estate matters, loan contracts, divorce suits, small claims collection suits, ledgers, and correspondence. Additional details of some files are included in the original inventories, available on request.
Floyd H. Fish Railroad Collection,
The Floyd H. Fish Railroad Collection contains articles, magazines, and newspaper clippings involving the railroad industry in the 20th century. The collection also includes books, cataloged for the Special Collections Rare Book Collection.
John Palmer Fishwick Papers
The papers include speeches; testimonies for the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, and other federal committees; minutes; memoranda; Legislation-status reports; and reports and other materials from the Organization of American Railroads created or collected by John Palmer Fishwick. Materials date from 1971-1981.
Chapman J. French Diaries
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.
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
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.
A. H. and William Gibboney Letter
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).
Arthur W. Grove Family Papers,
The Arthur W. Grove Family Papers consists correspondence, receipts, and other documents relating to the family from 1900 to 1957.
Herman Haupt Manuscript Reminiscences
This collection contains the manuscript draft of the American Civil War reminiscences of Herman Haupt, who served as the chief of construction and transportation for the military railroad system for the Union Army. It includes Civil War correspondence, telegraph messages, reports, and general orders (originals and typescript copies). Among the correspondence is a letter from Robert Todd Lincoln.
Robert Selph Henry Papers,
Spanning 1861 to 1971, The Robert Selph Henry Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, photographs, and clippings concerning Henry's research on the Civil War, focusing on the Confederacy and Nathan Bedford Forrest, and also railroad history. This collection also contains Henry's Southern Historical Association (SHA) and Association of American Railroads papers.
Roy Jay Holden, Jr., Papers
Roy Jay Holden, Jr. (1921-1989) was an authority on the handling of hazardous materials, working for the American Car and Foundry Industries (1947-1970) and the Bureau of Explosives of the Association of American Railroads (1980-1989). The collection documents his career in railroad tank car design and the handling of hazardous materials.