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Thomas W. Wheatley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-658

Scope and Contents

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Coal mine operator. Correspondence (1928-1937); labor contracts (1933-1939); wage notices (1917-1936); machine contracts (1921-1939); advertisement brochures (1926-1936); and orders (1937-1939) issued by the National Bituminuous Coal Commission, all regarding the coal mining industry in southeastern Oklahoma. This collection also contains survey reports (1905-1906) submitted to the Samples Coal Mining Company regarding the potential coal wealth of the Choctaw Nation, which the Samples Company later mined. Thomas W. Wheatley Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates

  • 1905-1939

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

.5 ft. (.5 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Thomas Wheatley.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Wheatley, Thomas. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1949.
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Contact:
630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States