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John Newport papers

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1100
Scope and Contents Two letters, 1881, discuss the railroad and family business. The remaining letters 1895-1900, refer to the sinking of a coal mine in Farmington and politics. Several letters from John Moorehead of the Madison Coal Company of which the last spells out the requirements of the land to sink the mine. Several letters from James M. Truitt, an attorney in Hillsboro, Ill. discuss the 1900 election campaign, with opinions on Yates, Walter Reeves, Senator Cullom and John Tanner. Letters from Reeves and...
Dates: Created: 1818 - 1907

Vermillion Coal Company (Streator, Ill.) letters

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1075
Scope and Contents Letters discuss stock prices, amount of coal being mined, statistics on coal use, coal prices, railroad coal cars, problems with the railroad, striking miners and the growth and changes in Streator.
Dates: Created: 1864 - 1871

Virden Mining Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: BC661
Abstract The Virden Mining Corporation operated the Virden Coal Mine in Macoupin County, Illinois, from 1939 to 1959. The collection includes board of directors' and shareholders' meeting minutes; financial operating reports, operating journal, and operating ledger; accounts receivable records; stock certificates and records of stock certificates issued; and other payment records.
Dates: Created: 1922-1959; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1959; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1985