Coal & Coke

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Coal & Coke


This collection contains all items within the West Overton Archives related to the coal & coke industries. This collection is not yet completed.

Items in the Coal & Coke Collection

Archival data from the Youngwood Historical and Railroad Museum. Mentioned in the archival data are Abraham Overholt and West Overton, in relation to coal & coke in western Pennsylvania.

Letter from Henry Clay Frick to B.F. Coughenner & Co.
A letter written by Henry Clay Frick that is addressed to B.F. Coughenner & Co. The letter is dated March 30, 1878 and regards coal and coke related business between the two parties. The letter was written on H.C. Frick & Co. stationery.

Check signed by Henry Clay Frick.
A H.C. Frick Coke Co. check signed by Henry Clay Frick. The check is dated July 27, 1883, is marked to pay to the order of "cash", and had a value of one hundred dollars.

Check signed by Henry Clay Frick with accompanying envelope.
A H.C. Frick Coke Co. check signed by Henry Clay Frick. It is dated July 30, 1889, marked pay to the order of "cash", and had a value of one thousand dollars. "H.C. Frick" was written on the accompanying envelope in pencil. Additionally, the envelope…

H.C. Frick Coke Company letter.
A typed letter from the H.C. Frick Coke Company addressed to Assistant General Superintendent W. H. Glasgow regarding an offer for the purchase of property and coal. Two different scans of the same letter have been included for readability purposes.

List of Notices Served on Strikers.
A list of notices served on strikers of H.C. Frick Coke Company on May 1st, to be out on May 5th, 1894.

Mining Accident Reports.
Two typed, undated reports of mining accidents. It is believed that the miners worked for the H.C. Frick Coke Company. The accession number of these documents were written in pen by a second hand.

H.C. Frick Coke Company envelope.
A self-addressed envelope belonging to H.C. Frick Coke Company. A 2 cent stamp was attached to the envelope, which is undated.

H.C. Frick Coke Company letterhead.
A blank H.C. Frick Coke Company letterhead. There are 26 identical, blank copies in this archive folder.

H.C. Frick Coke Company Envelope.
An envelope with a H.C. Frick Coke Company insignia. The envelope was addressed to Mr. J.K. Clark in Greensburg, PA. A stamp on the back of the envelope dates it to 1896. A 2 cent stamp has also been attached to this envelope.