A Guide to the Appalachian Coal, Labor, and Activism Book & Pamphlet Collection , 1876-1990 Documents, Pamphlets, Reports, Nonfiction, and Fiction books related to Coal and Labor AC 013

A Guide to the Appalachian Coal, Labor, and Activism Book & Pamphlet Collection , 1876-1990

A Collection in
University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University
Collection number AC 013


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Processed by: Gene Hyde and Adrian Whicker

Repository
University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University
Collection number
AC 013
Title
Appalachian Coal, Labor, and Activism Book & Pamphlet Collection , 1876-1990
Physical Characteristics
3.5 Linear feet.
Location
Located in locked compact shelving, level 1.
Language
English
Abstract
This collection contains various pamphlets, documents, reports, and other materials related to coal mining and labor unions, primarily in the southern Appalachian coal fields. To see the full collection click here

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

An appointment for research is required. The collection is open for research. No interlibrary loan.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Coal and Labor Collection, Appalachian Collection, McConnell Library, Radford University, Radford, VA. Appalachian Coal, Labor, and Activism Book & Pamphlet Collection , Accession # AC 013, University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University

Acquisition Information

Accruals

No additions to the collection are expected.


Scope and Content

This collection contains various pamphlets, documents, reports, and other materials related to coal mining and labor unions, primarily in the southern Appalachian coal fields. Topics include Mother Jones, labor strikes, mining safety, labor organizing, labor newspapers, the Paint Creek strike of 1912-13, and other topics. Many of the descriptions were written by Lorne Bair of Lorne Bair Rare Books, and are used with his permission. Also includes a number of non-fiction books, novels, plays, reports, and related to coal mining, labor unions, Appalachian activism, Appalachian music, and other regional topics. A number of the pamphlets were originally published by Appalachian Movement Press of Huntington, WV.

Arrangement

Box 1. Government Documents, Pamphlets, Booklets, Flyers and Ephemera

Box 2. International Correspondence Schools

Box 3. Documents, Pamphlets, Booklets, Flyers and Ephemera