Coal mines and mining
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85027364
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Alabama Coal and Iron records
Overview Correspondence, annual reports and audits, maps, and other material related to coal and iron production in Alabama.
Dates: 1874 - 1943
Alabama Industrial and Scientific Society records
Overview Materials relating to the organization, including: meeting minutes, account books, lists of members and officers, and other items.
Dates: 1890 - 1900
Alabama Power Company Coal Mines
Overview Variety of reports from Alabama Power Company's Gorgas, Marvel, Blocton, and Cahaba coal mines in the mid-20th century.
Bessemer Coal, Iron, and Land Company records
Abstract This collection contains much of the business correspondence and records of the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company, including lists of stock holders, minutes of meetings, maps of mine sites, and correspondence with government entities.
Birmingham Coal and Coke Company shipping records
Abstract Ledger of shipping records including destinations, prices and kinds of coal, dates, etc.
Brookside-Pratt Mining Company records
Overview This collection contains the pay records for W.M. Meadows for the year of 1919 at the Brookside-Pratt Mining Company.
Cahaba Coal Mining Company meeting minutes
Overview Meeting minutes for this Alabama coal mining company
Dates: 1892 September 16
Central Iron and Coal Company Photographs
Overview Central Iron and Coal photographic collection consist of images depicting different aspects of coal and iron production, from mining to building a furnace and transporting the material by train, as well as workers' houses, offices, and stores. Some of the photographs have locations identified as Bibbville and Vance, Alabama.
Dates: 1901 - 1903
Cobb Coal Company records
Overview This collection contains records from an Alabama coal company.
Cobb Coal Photographs
Abstract Collection consists of photographs of Cobb coal mining.
Dates: 1924 - 1981
Confederate States of America, War Department, Nitre and Mining Bureau, District 10 letter
Overview Letter dated 4 October 1864, from W.H.C. Price, Superintendent of the C.S.A. War Department's Nitre and Mining District 10, to P.J. Weaver, requesting his urgent cooperation in the manufacturing of nitre.
Dates: 1864 October 4
Walter R. Crane notebooks
Overview Two bound notebooks of handwritten lecture notes made by Walter R. Crane
Dates: after 1870
J. M. Duncan papers
Abstract A collection of correspondence, financial papers, and artifacts belonging to this Blocton, Alabama, resident.
Ethel Armes letters
Overview Letter to Robert Jemison Jr. of Birmingham, Alabama, about uncredited copying of material from her book, The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama, and a letter to her brother about a promotion.
Dates: 1921 - 1944
Henry DeBardeleben business records
Overview Official meeting minutes, stockholder letters, stock certificates, and legal documents produced by the DeBardeleben Coal Corporation, the Bessemer Land and Improvement Company, and the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company.
Dates: 1886 - 1953; Majority of material found within 1886 - 1905
J. A. Montgomery business records
Overview Correspondence, time book, and ledger of Birmingham, Alabama, industrialist J. A. Montgomery.
Dates: 1889 - 1898
Milner Coal and Railroad Company meeting minutes
Overview Minutes of directors and stockholders' meetings between 1900 and 1910
Pauline Jones Gandrud papers
Overview The collection contains genealogical research notes covering 1820-1880, including county data, church and marriage records, family histories, and other information created and gathered by this Alabama genealogist. The collection also contains a list of military pension and bounty land applications.
Dates: 1900 - 1980
Robert Praytor booklet
Overview Booklet Firing Em Up!: Cahaba Coal Mining Co., 1889: Historic Beehive Coke Ovens, Blocton AL by Robert Praytor.
Segco Mine Number One papers
Overview Final inspection report and blueprints for Segco Mine Number One
Joseph Squire autobiography
Overview Joseph Squire's autobiography
Nicholas B. Stack papers
Abstract Scrapbooks and other documents of this Birmingham, Alabama, politician dealing with Birmingham politics, mining strikes, and other business endeavors.
Dates: 1884 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1908 - 1936