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Coxe Brothers and Company, Inc. (Drifton, Pennsylvania)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Extractive Industries
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Dates:
1886-1935
Size:
100 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1002
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains drawings of mine machinery and buildings, including buildings within the company town such as worker housing and churches; photographs, including glass plate negatives, of mining machinery, operations, and employees; papers relating to Eckley B. Coxe's patents; legal papers; maps, including real estate maps, contour and topo...

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Lehigh Valley Coal Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Agriculture
Dates:
1864-1865, and undated.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1106
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Company records, including specifications, drawings and plans, photographs, and other miscellaneous archival material.

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Hammond Coal Company.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1937-1954.
Size:
3 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1003
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the business activities of the Hammond Coal Company. It includes correspondence, "bootleg" registrations, reports on mine inspections, equipment inventories, grievances, financial records, production reports, contracts, employee information, accident and injury reports, and payroll ledgers. Also included are papers relating...

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Creators:
Hay, Benjamin Harrison
Dates:
circa 1930-1940
Size:
2 Film reels (33 minutes, black-and-white silent; 800 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage documenting coal mine operation and other activities in Schuykill County, Pennsylvania filmed by Mr. Wettereau's uncle, Benjamin Hay. Footage shows local people, school children, mine workers and miners, and a man with a dog (collie) posing for camera or working. Much of the footage shows the daily workings of an anthracite coal mining oper...

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Pennsylvania State Anthracite Mine Cave Commission
Dates:
1912-1913
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0180
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of the Commission's report, comprising: a 352 page report, including numerous photographs and maps; one 24 page printed copy of the report; one map of the city of Scranton, dated 1912; and eight blueprints of coal field sites.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Lehigh Valley Coal Company
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company
Millington, W.P.
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Dates:
1790-1964
Size:
5 Cubic feet (16 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1011
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records include voluminous correspondence, much of it to or from W.P. Millington, Secretary of the Estate; with the Lehigh Valley Coal Company and Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; and with the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company. Also reports, including annual reports, reports by the Mining Engineer, and reports on visits by trustees; app...

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Creators:
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company
Dates:
1815-1966
Size:
72 Cubic feet (245 boxes, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0071
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of records primarily of the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company. Additionally, there are records of the Lehigh Navigation Coal Company and subsidiary companies including the Alliance Coal Mining Company. These records mostly describe anthracite mining in the vicinity of Mauch Chuck and Summit Hill, Pennsylvania. Also include...

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Swatara Railroad Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Agriculture
Donaldson, William
Swatara and Good Spring Railroad
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Dates:
1805-1894.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 vertical boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0272
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Documents relating to the business of the Swatara Railroad Company of Danville, Pennsylvania and particularly of its president, "Judge" William Donaldson. Includes receipts, bills, contracts, operating statistics, financial statements and correspondence, filed chronologically by year.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1832-1959
undated
Size:
1.94 Cubic feet (consisting of 4 boxes, 2 folders, 4 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Coal
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Coal forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Smith, Gordon R.
Dates:
1994
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box, 7 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0700
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs from a project entitled "Kentucky Coal Country," in which photographer Gordon Smith concentrates on economic and social factors in Kentucky. The photographs document poverty, erosion of the land through strip mining, and other harsh realities in Kentucky.

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