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Coal mines and mining -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Alvin J. Herring Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1637
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of farming and coal mining near Chelsea, Oklahoma. The collection also includes street scenes in Chelsea. Alvin J. Herring Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907-1938

Bill Snodgrass Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1743
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A term paper by Snodgrass entitled"Early Development of Labor Unions in Oklahoma" detailing the rise of labor guilds, brotherhoods and unions in Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1959

Charles Newton Gould Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-230
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Geologist. Correspondence (1914-1941) regarding personal matters, and Oklahoma place names and geology; published and unpublished manuscripts (1907-1946) regarding Oklahoma history, place names and geology; reviews (n.d.) of Gould's works; poetry (n.d.) by Gould; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Gould; and newspaper clippings (1900-1946) regarding Gould's life and works.
Dates: 1897-1948

Collins Coal Company Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-120
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Employee records, including wage reports (1938-1942), payrolls (1940-1947), record of orders and employees' pay (1939-1948), and a time book (1942-1947); shipment records (1943-1947); correspondence (1941-1949); financial reports (1940-1947); expenses and sales accounts (1937-1946); and Bituminous Coal Producers Board Reports (1939-1942), all from the Collins Coal Company in Krebs, Oklahoma. Collins Coal Company Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1938-1949

Douglas H. Johnston Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-322
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Typescripts of various laws, speeches and special messages made by Johnston as Governor of the Chickasaw Nation before the Chickasaw Legislature, on issues such as tribal government, land, mineral resources, finances, claims, education and the ownership of slaves.
Dates: 1896-1936

Enyard W. Gentry Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1664
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Porum, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, including photographs of businesses, railroads, school children, farming, ranching, mining and family portraits.
Dates: 1890-1945

F. J. Wheeler Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1459
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of a mass burial for victims of a coal mine explosion near McAlester, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1930

G. A. Riedt Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1440
Scope and Contents A black and white copy print of coal miners at the Milby and Dow Coal and Mining Company, Dow, Indian Territory. G.A. Riedt Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1902

George Nelson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-435
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Interpreter. Personal correspondence, land records for allotments in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, lists of allotments available for coal leases, files on government aid to destitute Indians, and a catechism written in the Choctaw language. George Nelson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1908-1944

Green McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-391
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Indian Chief. Correspondence (1890-1916) to and from McCurtain and his personal secretary, George W. Scott, regarding the Choctaws' claims against the United States, and separate statehood for Indian Territory, including letters from Chiefs of other major Indian tribes in the Territory; maps of railroad rights-of-way and towns in the Choctaw Nation (1876-1908), published by its general council; publications (1896-1913) by various political parties and citizens groups in the Choctaw Nation; publications (1892-1916) of the U.S. government regarding mineral rights of the Choctaw Nation and Indian Territory; and personal journals of McCurtain. Green McCurtain Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1916

Hampton Tucker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-622
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Lawyer. Legal files, correspondence, coal mining reports (1899-1916), and related papers concerning Tucker's service as mining trustee for the Choctaw Nation (1912-1918), for the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations (1929-1949), and as national attorney for the Choctaw Nation (1924-1929).
Dates: 1895-1945

J. J. Clelland Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1503
Scope and Contents A black and white copy print of Osage Mining Company officers, McAlester, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1894

John Berlin Fink Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1669
Scope and Contents Photographer and collector. Black and white original prints of railroads in Oklahoma, including scenes of depots, locomotives, rolling stock, bridges and track. The collection also contains photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns, industries, agriculture, businesses and mining activities.
Dates: 1925-1955

Kali-Inla Coal Company Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8508
Identifier: WHC-M-332
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Coal mining company. Correspondence, financial reports, leases, legal reports and general reports (1903-1944) regarding the operation and management of the Kali-Inla Coal Company and its subsidiary coal companies and related firms. Special correspondence files include organized labor activity, mining accidents, company housing, relations with railroads, and insurance. Also included are equipment catalogs (ca. 1910-1944). Kali-Inla Coal Company Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1944

Kali-Inla Coal Company Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1573
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the mining activities of the Kali-Inla Coal Company. Kali-Inla Coal Company Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1982

McAlester Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1639
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Italian Americans in Pittsburg County, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. Included in the collection are photographs of their organizations, businesses, coal mining, sports, and cemeteries, along with photographs of the towns of McAlester, Indian Territory and Oklahoma state, Krebs, Indian Territory, and Hartshorne and Crowder, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1895-1935

Mrs. William Scherman Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1456
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of coal mining activities at Krebs and Dow, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1892-1914

Mullen Coal Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1754
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Correspondence (1902-1946); monthly account ledgers (1907-1945); payroll records (1931-1945); notebooks of production costs (1940-1943); bank statements (1909-1946); and bills and receipts (1900-1948) from the Mullen Coal Company, near McAlester, Oklahoma. Mullen Coal Company Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1948

Oklahoma Geological Survey Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1554
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints, negatives, and panoramas of numerous Oklahoma towns, mines, oil wells, oil fields, industries, rivers, health resorts, farms, sod houses, railroads and the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes scenes of Oklahoma mountains, rock formations, different soils and meteorite crators, along with Indian schools and graveyards. Oklahoma Geological Survey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1940

Patrick Jay Hurley Photograph Collection

 Collection — Oversize box 1
Identifier: WHC-P-1660
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Patrick Jay Hurley's career as United States Assistant Secretary of War and Secretary of War, special presidential representative to the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Afghanistan, and the Middle East, and United States Ambassador to China during World War II. The collection contains scenes of Hurley with Joseph W. Stilwell, Chou En-lai, Mao Tse-tung, Chiang Kai-shek, Douglas MacArthur, Claire Lee Chennault, and Herbert Hoover. Also included are photographs of Secretary of War Hurley's inspection tours of United States military installations, suppression of the Bonus Army riots in 1932, Hurley with Japanese military representatives, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles A. Lindbergh, Amon Carter, Will Rogers, Chester Nimitz, Jonathan Wainwright, Henry Stimson, William Halsey, Bacone College and the towns of McAlester, Oklahoma and Phillips, Indian Territory. Patrick J. Hurley Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1956

Sam W. Mitchell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-411
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Mine worker. Contracts (1903-1939); a permit (1902); and leases (1899), all relating to the coal industry near McAlester, Oklahoma; plus a "Coal Mine Workmen's Compensation and Employers Liability Policy" (1922). Sam W. Mitchell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1899-1939

Samuel M. Boydston Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-57
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Union activist. Financial secretary's ledger (1908-1911) of United Mine Workers' Local 1864 (Wilburton, Oklahoma); correspondence (1916-1922)concerning Boydston's activities as an Oklahoma United Mine Workers' Board member from Sub-District 1, U.M.W. 21, including members' complaints submitted for arbitration.
Dates: 1908-1927

Stewart K. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2157
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Mining Engineer. Smith's correspondences (1902-1907), reports (1896-1920), and appraisals (1896-1920) relative to his career in mine consultation and civil engineering. Included in the collection are blueprints and operation reports (1905-1918) of mines.
Dates: 1896-1920

Thomas W. Wheatley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-658
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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

Thomas W. Wheatley Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1606
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of coal mining activities at McAlester, Oklahoma. Thomas W. Wheatley Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1918

W. H. Collins Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-853
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of miners at Samples No. 2 Mine near McAlester, Oklahoma and the Masonic Temple on Mt. Moriah, also near McAlester, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1900-1929

Wilson N. Jones Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-327
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Typescripts of newspaper articles, speeches, editorials and official documents from Jones's term as Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation, concerning tribal politics, land allotment, and mineral rights on Choctaw lands.
Dates: 1890-1935