Charles E. Krebs (1870-1954) Papers, 1912, 1935, 1939 A&M.1792

Charles E. Krebs (1870-1954) Papers, 1912, 1935, 1939 A&M.1792


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.1792
Title
Charles E. Krebs (1870-1954) Papers1912, 1935, 1939
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/3758
Quantity
2.5 Linear Feet, Summary: 2 ft. 6 in. (12 wrapped ledgers, 27 in.; 31 oversize folders, 3 in.); 1 reel of microfilm
Creator
Krebs, Charles E. (1870-1954)
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
<language langcode="eng" encodinganalog="041">English</language>
Abstract
Scrapbooks, mainly of newspaper clippings, maintained by a mining engineer, geologist, and businessman from Charleston. The scrapbooks contain clippings, announcements, and a few letters relating to Krebs' business, Charleston civic affairs, and professional engineering organizations. Topics covered include: the oil boom at Blue Creek in 1912; oil field development in Kanawha and Clay counties; oil and coal shipments on the C.&O.; coal, oil, gas, and coke production figures; report on the coal strike of 1922; surveys of West Virginia's coal, oil, and gas resources; machinery used in coal production; disputed land claims of the Colonial Timber and Coal Corporation, 1923; the New River Coal field; drainage areas and water power in West Virginia; Hinton Dam; Pennsylvania bituminous districts; rate hearings of the United Fuel Gas Company; early coal and gas operations in West Virginia; Norfolk and Western Railway affairs; silicosis cases resulting from the Hawks Nest tunnel construction, 1933; and bituminous coal prices in West Virginia and the U.S., 1906-1925.

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A&M 1792, Charles E. Krebs (1870-1954) Papers, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Blue Creek (W. Va.)
  • Charleston.
  • Clay County (W. Va.)
  • Coal mining - Mechanization.
  • Coal mining - coal companies.
  • Coal mining -- Strikes
  • Colonial Timber and Coal Corporation
  • Engineering
  • Gas industry
  • Hawks Nest Tunnel (W. Va.)
  • Hinton Dam.
  • Kanawha County (W. Va.)
  • Krebs, C. E. (Charles E.)
  • Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962
  • Land.
  • Morgantown (W. Va.)
  • New River Gorge (W. Va.)
  • Pennsylvania
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Poetry.
  • Railroads - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad.
  • Railroads - Norfolk and Western Railroad.
  • Transportation
  • United Fuel Gas Company.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Krebs, C. E. (Charles E.)
  • Krebs, Charles E. (1870-1954)
  • Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Blue Creek (W. Va.)
  • Charleston.
  • Clay County (W. Va.)
  • Hawks Nest Tunnel (W. Va.)
  • Hinton Dam.
  • Kanawha County (W. Va.)
  • Morgantown (W. Va.)
  • New River Gorge (W. Va.)
  • Pennsylvania