Virginia Mines & Mineral Resources Collection
AC 017

Summary Information

McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections
Virginia Mines & Mineral Resources Collection
AC 017
Date [inclusive]
0.25 Linear feet
Located in locked compact shelving, shelf 30C, level 1.
Contains materials related to the coal mining, mineral deposits, and geology in Virginia. This material was collected in McConnell Library clipping files during the 1970s and 1980s.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Virginia Mines Mineral Resources Collection, Appalachian Collection, McConnell Library, Radford University, Radford, VA.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections

McConnell Library
PO Box 6881
Radford, Virginia

Restrictions to Access

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

Processing Information

Processed by Brandon Edwards. Finding aid by Brandon Edwards and Gene Hyde, Spring 2012.

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

Folder 1: Pamphlet, "Minerals of Virginia," 1927 

Folder 2: Bulletins, "Mineral & Coal Studies From Virginia Tech," January 1936 - May 1950 

Folder 3: Bulletins, "Virginia Geological Surveys," 1937 - 1956 

Folder 4: Photos, "Mining Photos," 1944 

Folder 5: Newspaper Clippings, "Mining in Virginia," Roanoke Times, August 26, 1951 & November 3, 1974 

Folder 6: Map, "Mineral Resources in Virginia," 1963 

Folder 7: Report, "Petroleum Industry in Virginia," August 1964 

Folder 8: Pamphlet, "List of Publications," 1967 - 1968 

Folder 9:Newsletter, "Earthquakes," Virginia Minerals, February 1977 

Folder 10: Document, "Summary of Coal Mining in Virginia," 1977 

Folder 11: Letter, "Executive Order #4," by John N. Dalton, March 7, 1978 

Folder 12: Booklet, "Virginia's Coalfields: A News Day, Articles From Newspapers," June 28, 1981 - July 5, 1981 

Folder 13: Pamphlet, "Virginia's Minerals at War" 

Folder 14: Document, "Major Weaknesses of the Mining Law of Virginia"