3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Coal mines and mining--West Virginia.

  1. Jedediah Hotchkiss papers, 1835-1908

    20,000 items. 74 containers. 29.6 linear feet. 61 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Confederate army officer, topographical and mining engineer, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, subject files, writings, financial papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous printed material relating principally to Hotchkiss's service with the Confederate army as a topographical engineer in Virginia and his involvement with various land and mining schemes in West Virginia, especially the Gauley Coal Company, Guyandot Coal Land Association, and North Flat-Top Land Association. Includes genealogical papers relating to the Hotchkiss and Beecher families, copies of William Barton Rogers's notebooks for his geological survey of Virginia, and papers of Hotchkiss's wife, Sara Anne Comfort Hotchkiss.

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  2. Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    100,000 items. 359 containers. 145.6 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.

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  3. Cooper, Hewitt & Company (Ringwood, N.J.) records, 1833-1908

    360,000 items. 600 containers plus 2 oversize. 233.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Business records of the iron works and glue factory at Ringwood, N.J., of Peter Cooper and Abram S. Hewitt. Correspondence, letterbooks, day books, ledgers, bank books and accounts, circulars, commercial reports, patents, vouchers, bills of lading, insurance policies, balance sheets, inspection reports, and other business records of Cooper, Hewitt & Company and its subsidiaries. Includes some personal correspondence of Cooper and Hewitt.