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Bair-Collins Coal Co. Collection

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Bair-Collins Co. Collection
Processed by: NA (then by EW)
Date Completed: 06/30/2008
Location: Special Collections 

Scope & Contents:

The collection came from Bair-Collins Co., Roundup, MontanaThe following states are included within the collection: Colorado, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, West  Virginia, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Washington  with date range of 1902 – 1956 (not complete run in years).  Mining laws, agreements, convention meeting minutes, proceedings, Constitutions, records of meetings, association yearbooks, correspondence files, and blueprints are all present.   

Arrangement of Collection:

The loose materials were already housed within archival boxes with the container listing below.  The book materials were re-organized into the categories as described below.  The blueprints have been moved from the shelving unit to map cases and scanned. 

Access:

Bair-Collins Co. collection is open to all students, faculty and researchers.  The items will not circulate, but they may be viewed within the special collection area.  The Archivist will determine whether the items can be photocopied.  The condition and origin of item will help determine whether it can be photocopied along with following the guidelines of the copyright act. 

Organization

At this time the book materials as follows:

Colorado, New Mexico

Illinois

Iowa, Kentucky, West Virginia

Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho

Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana

Washington 

Anthracite

Bituminous Coal Industry

Coal Operators Associations

United Mine Workers of America

Western Coal Operators of Association

Books and Miscellaneous Reports

Bair-Collins loose papers were arranged within seven archival boxes with a second set of five archival boxes containing Montana Coal Operators Association Correspondence files.

Blue prints, architectural drawings are housed within map cases.  Listing for each mine shown below along with digital images of the corresponding maps.

Container Listing:

Box 1

Bair-Collins Co., Daily Car Report, Year 1949

1942 Coal Mine Directory United States and Canada. (1942). New York, N.Y.: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, Inc.

Minutes of December 7, 1938, Special meeting of the bituminous coal producers, District No. 22

American Coal Association Bulletin No. 717

Coal Association Material 1907-1910: Section 27, General Provisions: Hours of Labor, Roundup Republic Coal Company’s mine scale of mining rates and local provisions, Miners and Operators met in Joint Convention,

Prescott Mine: State Mine Inspector Reports: Federal Inspector Reports

Prescott Mine: OPA Cost Form – 1945, 1946

Logs of Drilling Roundup District, Carpenter Creek District by G.J. McCleary, May 1, 1907 to January 15, 1910

1943 & 1944 Cost Statements: Government Cost Forms

Cost Forms: Keene Mine, 1946 & 1947

Chicago Technical College: answers to examination Questions from Valentine Pagarnini(?)Mrs.  – 1922,  Boulder Course H. 9243

Box 2

NCA Industry Bulletin – 1956

Divisional Code Authority: Bituminous Coal Industry: Circular D-12, April 2, 1934

Link Belt Company: Attention Mr. F.V.H. Collins – President, Subject: K-8493, June 1, 1931

Link-Belt Tipple Contracts

Elevation of Bins for Bair-Collins Co. blueprints

Phillips Automatic Cross-Over Dump blueprint

Feeder and Conveyor for Bair-Collins Co. blueprints

Bill of Material – K8493

Original letterhead rough sketch by Lehman Bros., Inc.

Rough Sketch of Posters

Coal Association Materials: Notice of Meeting: March 6, 1936, Code of Fair Competition for the Bituminous Coal Industry, Scheduled of Proposed Minimum Prices: adopted by Montana coal operators association, prices F.O.B. cars mine, effective December 1, 1934, Southern Wyoming Coal Operator’s Association, September 17th, 1935, Rocky Mountain Coal Operators: in Re Proceedings for adoption of bituminous coal code, Rocky Mountain-Pacific Code of Fair Competition for the Coal Mining Industry

Brief of Coal Operators located in division No. V, of the code of fair competition for the bituminous coal industry, including the coal producing states of Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, Utah, Montana, Washington, North Dakota, and South Dakota, as represented by the Rocky Mountain-Pacific Coal Association, November 10, 1934 & February 12, 1934

Bituminous Coal Conservation Act of 1934 [Public-No.- 402-74th Congress] [H.R. 9100]

June 1934 Minimum Prices for Southern Wyoming Coals: Rock Springs District

United States Department of Interior Report of Shipments and Deliveries: July, August & September, October & November 1943

Tonnage and Realization at Minimum Prices - 1943

1934 Personal Property Assessment of Prescott Mine

Original of Assessment list No. 1720

Box 3

Rand McNally Pocket Maps Washington-1932

Rand McNally Standard Map of Minnesota – 1931

Rand McNally Pocket Maps South Dakota – 1934

Rand McNally Standard Indexed Map Washington: detailed commercial map, air trails map, road map – 1930

Texas Touring map Washington with sectional map of adjoining states-1940

Travel North Dakota with Conoco – nd

Rand McNally Canada Pocket map: showing railroads, Provinces, Cities, Towns, Villages, Lakes, Rivers, etc. – nd

Official Road Map of Montana - nd

 Miscellaneous Photos “Zipfel”

Roundup Mining Co. Note pads – 4

Northern Pacific Railway Note pads – 2

Ship and Travel Northern Pacific Note Pad – 1

United States of America Federal Coal Mine Safety Board of Review: Findings and Docket No. 55-02

United States of America Federal Coal Mine Safety Board of Review: Findings and Docket No. 55-03

Before the Interstate Commerce Commission: Ex Parte No. 175: Increased Freight Rates and Charges. 1951

NCA Industry Bulletin 1955- 1957

Box 4

1955-1957 Payroll Recap – Surface

1956-1958 “Please send weight of following cars:”

Keene Coal: Price List No. 27 effective August 10, 1944, Montana

Keene Coal: Price List No. 28 effective September 1, 1944, Montana

Keene Coal: Price List No. 18 effective April 15, 1943, Montana, area 213

Keene Coal: Price List No. 18 effective April 15, 1943, North Dakota, South Dakota, & Minnesota, areas 200, 45, 46

Keene Coal: Price List No. 18 effective April 15, 1943 Southern South Dakota & Iowa, areas 201, 202, 47, 55

Keene Coal: Price List No. 17 effective March 1, 1943, Washington & Idaho, areas 237, 238, 239, 241, 250, 252

Keene Coal: Price List No. 17 effective March 1, 1943, Montana, area 213

Keene Coal: Price List No. 17 effective March 1, 1943, Southern South Dakota & Iowa, areas 201, 202, 47, 55

Keene Coal: Price List No. 17 effective March 1, 1943, North Dakota, South Dakota & Minnesota, areas 200, 45, 46

Link Belt Plans

Box 5

Shipping cards 1956-1957

Bair –Collins Time Records 1956-1957

Box 6

Bair-Collins Time Records 1954-1955

Concrete Masonry Sales Data Sheet: No.11, November 1931

Circulars to Board Members: July to December inc. 1939

Early Letters: Montana Federation of Labor – 1908

Northern Pacific Railway Company, Montana Division: Patent B.C. Steele, Deed B.C. Steele, Quit Claim Deed, the Wyoming Montana Company, Deed Williams, Deed, Collins L & I Co. Contract – Assignment IDA Oker Lands, Steele-Williams lands

Photo – Billings Concrete Products, For Estimates see V. Paganini Building Contractor

Box 7

Tribune Printing & Supply Company Quote

Cost Estimates – 1938 & 1939

Vibrating Screen Information

Blueprints: Shunt Wound Reg. Pole Motor - Type B. Form-C-Frame (1912), Connections and Developments of R-98-B Controller(1914), Dimensions of Type R-98-A Controller with Field Rheostat CR 3105 (1914), Dimensions of Type R-98-A Controller CR 3105 (1914), Diagram of Connections – Type “C” D.C. Self-Starter – Form “C” – Four Point (1916?), Cu. Yd. D.A.D. Car, Detail Map of Loading Tracks at the Keene Mine (October 11, 1923), Showing Independent Coal Mine, Co. Spur and Bair Collins Coal Mine Co. Spur. 3-Mi. West of Roundup Mont. (2-8-21), Arrangement of Car Haul for Bair Collins Co. (7-14-25), Automatic Car Lift Method of Handling Empty Cars in Mine Bottom (3-23-17), Assembly & Material List of Fairmont R.R. Car Retarder (6-10-19), Kevin-Sunburst Oil Field – Log of Sunburst Oil & Gas Company’s Producer in Sec.34T.36N.R.2W., Wiring Diagram for Shortwall Mach. With Fields in Parallel (3-17-15), G.E. Co1807 Crane Motor – G.G. R28V Controller, Diagram of Connections – Type “CE” D.C. Controller (2-20-17), Diagram of Connections – Transformer – Single Phase – Type S.K.R. (2-19-18), General Arrangement of 20”Drag Extention Loader &36” Mechanical Retarding Chute (June 28, 1919), Diagram of Connections for Type CO-1800 Compound Wound Reg. Pole Reversible Motor (7-7-14), Bair-Collins Coal Co. Map of East Half Section’s 28 and 21 T.8.N.R.25E. – Showing location of Railways, Wagon roads, Trails, Drainage courses, Section lines, Mine Entrance and underground development, Genl’ Arrgt’ of Tipple (7-11-20), Assembly – 10000 LB Rope Pull (6-26-20)

Second Set of Archival Boxes:

Montana Coal Operators Association Correspondence Files

Box 1  - 1912

Box 2  - 1920-1933

Box 3 - 1920-1933

Box 4 - 1934-1937

Box 5 - 1934-1937

This second listing consists of the book materials associated with collection - these items are not within the card catalog.

Colorado, New Mexico

Agreement by and between Northern Colorado Coal Producers Association and the United Mine Workers of America, District No. 15: entered into October 9th, 1933

Agreement by and between Coal Producers of Colorado and New Mexico and United Mine Workers of America, District No. 15: effective November 1, 1933

Agreement by and between Northern Colorado Coal Producers Association and the United Mine Workers of America, District No. 15: for period beginning October 1, 1935 and ending April 1, 1937

Agreement by and between Coal Producers of Colorado and New Mexico and United Mine Workers of America, District No. 15: for period beginning April 1, 1941 and ending April 1, 1943

National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement by and between Coal Producers of Colorado and New Mexico and United Mine Workers of America, District No. 15: for period beginning April 1, 1945 and terminating as per Section 15 of this Agreement.

National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement of 1947 by and between Coal Producers of Colorado and New Mexico and United Mine Workers of America, District No. 15: effective July 1, 1947 to June 30, 1948

The Coal Mines Welfare Association: Denver, Colorado: Articles of Incorporation, Constitution, By-Laws, Membership 

Illinois

Joint Interstate Agreement, Illinois State Agreement, District and Local Agreements: April 1, 1904 to March 31, 1906

The Illinois Coal Operators Association Constitution: Adopted, February 26, 1907 in effect, June 1, 1907

The Illinois Coal Operators Association Year Book: Issued March 15, 1907

State Bureau of Labor Statistics.  (1907). Labor Laws of the State of Illinois including all Mining Laws: As Amended and in Force on and after July 1, 1907.  Springfield, Illinois: Philips Bros.

 Coal Mining Laws of Illinois: in force July 1, 1909.  (1909). Springfield, Il.: Illinois State Journal Co.

 Twenty-Seventh Annual Convention: Illinois State Federation of Labor: Belleville, Illinois, October 19th to 22nd, 1909

 Agreement by and between the Illinois Coal Operators Association and the United Mine Workers of American ..District No. 12: Made September 9, 1910 expiring March 31, 1912

Report of the Employers’ Liability Commission of the State of Illinois: Initial Meeting, March 24, 1910, Final Meeting, September 15, 1910

The Illinois Coal Operators Association Monthly Bulletin: Vol. II, February to September 9, 1910, No. 3

Revision of General Mining Law and Sundry Laws affecting Coal Mines: Taking effect July 1, 1911: Issued by the Illinois Coal Operators Association

Twenty-Ninth Annual Convention: Illinois State Federation of Labor: Springfield, Illinois, October 17th to 20th, 1911

Agreement by and between the Illinois Coal Operators Association, the Coal Operators Association of the Fifth and Ninth Districts of Illinois and the United Mine Workers of American, District No. 12: Expiring March 31st, 1914

Sub-District No.6 Agreement as to Mining Prices and Conditions for Scale Year ending March 31, 1914: between the Fifth and Ninth Coal Operators’ Association and United Mine Workers of Illinois and Sub-District No. 6

The Illinois Coal Operators Association Membership List: February 1, 1915

The Illinois Coal Operators Association Quarterly Bulletin: for the months ending May 31, 1915: Vol. VII, Second Quarter, No.2

Agreement by and between the Illinois Coal Operators Association, the Coal Operators Association of the Fifth and Ninth Districts of Illinois, and Central Illinois Coal Operators Association, and the United Mine Workers of American, District No. 12: Expiring March 31, 1916

Wage Agreement and Working Conditions between the Illinois Coal Operators Association and the International Union, United Mine Workers of America and District No. 12, United Mine Workers of America: Effective August 10, 1932 expiring March 31, 1933 extended by agreement of December 22, 1932 to March 31, 1935

Wage Agreement and Working Conditions between the Illinois Coal Operators Association and the International Union, United Mine Workers of America and District No. 12, United Mine Workers of America: Effective April 1, 1937 expiring March 31, 1939

Wage Agreement and Working Conditions between the Illinois Coal Operators Association and the International Union, United Mine Workers of America and District No. 12, United Mine Workers of America: Effective April 1, 1941 expiring March 31, 1943

Iowa, Kentucky, West Virginia

Agreement between the members of the Western Kentucky Coal Operators Association and their Employers: Members of District No. 23 of U.M.W. of A.: April 1, 1914 to March 31, 1916

Constitution of the Iowa Coal Operators’ Association: adopted 1898, revised 1909

Mining Law of the State of West Virginia, as amended by the Legislature in Regular Session, 1907.   

Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota

Minnesota list of Coal Dealers: 1941 Edition. Minneapolis, Minn.: The Coal Dealer.

Minnesota list of Coal Dealers: 1948 Edition. Minneapolis, Minn.: The Coal Dealer. (2copies)

Bair-Collins Co., Roundup, Montana - Record of Coal Shipments for North Dakota, 1938-1946

North Dakota list of Coal Dealers: 1939 Edition. Minneapolis, Minn.: The Coal Dealer.

North Dakota list of Coal Dealers: 1940 Edition. Minneapolis, Minn.: The Coal Dealer.

Twenty-Second Annual Report: Coal Mine Inspection Department: State of North Dakota: Bismarck 1940

Twenty-Third Annual Report: Coal Mine Inspection Department: State of North Dakota: Bismarck 1941 (Long Chances Shorten Lives)

Twenty-Fifth Annual Report: Coal Mine Inspection Department: State of North Dakota: Bismarck 1943

North Dakota list of Coal Dealers: 1948 Edition. Minneapolis, Minn.: The Coal Dealer

South Dakota list of Coal Dealers: 1942 Edition. Minneapolis, Minn.: The Coal Dealer. (2copies)

Bair-Collins Co., Roundup, Montana - Record of Coal Shipments for South Dakota, 1936-1948

South Dakota State Federation of Labor Year Book and Directory of Organized Craftsmen 1943

South Dakota list of Coal Dealers: 1948 Edition. Minneapolis, Minn.: The Coal Dealer

Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho

Records of Meetings of Montana Coal Operator’s Association, also, Records of Meetings of Joint Executive Board – August 9, 1917 – January 18, 1940

Farm and Ranch Directory for the following Counties: Custer, Rosebud, Powder River, Carter, Fallon, Prairie, Garfield 1952-1953. Mile City, Montana: Star Printing Company

Proceedings of the Montana Coal Symposium: November 6, 7, 1969: Eastern Montana College Billings, Montana

Railroad commission map of Montana State

Constitution of the Montana Coal Operators’ Association

Bair-Collins Co., Roundup, Montana - Record of Coal Shipments for Montana, 1930-1948

Bair-Collins Co., Roundup, Montana: Ledgers from 1909 through 1951

Bair-Collins Co., Roundup, Montana: Monthly Tonnage Distribution, Tonnage Realization from 1942-1949

Howell, Edward B. (1899).  Howell’s Miner’s code for the use of miners in Montana and Idaho with forms.  Butte, Montana: B.E. Calkins, Bookseller and Stationer.

Memorandum of situation as existing between Wyoming Coal Operators and Miners, September 1st, 1908. Salk Lake City: Utah: Tribune-Reporter Printing Co. (3 copies).

Statement to the United States Coal Commission by the Coal Operators of Montana and Wyoming: August 10, 1923

Constitution and By-Laws of the Northern Wyoming Coal Operators Association

State of Utah: Bulletin No. 4 of the Industrial Commission of Utah: July 1st, 1922 to June 30th, 1924

National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement of 1950: United Mine Workers of America and Utah Coal Operators Association: effective March 5, 1950, expires June 30, 1952

Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana

Anthracite Mining Laws of Pennsylvania 1903. (1904). Pennsylvania: WM. Stanley Ray.

Bituminous Mining Laws of Pennsylvania 1903 (1904).  Pennsylvania: WM. Stanley Ray.

Mining Laws of the State of Ohio with latest amendments: July, 1906

Mining Laws of the State of Ohio with latest Amendments. (1908, November). Columbus, Ohio: F.J. Herr Printing Co.

Inter-State Convention of 1908 joint conference of Coal Miners and Operators of Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana: held at Toledo, Ohio April 14-17, 1908

Indiana Mining Laws of 1907: In force April 10, 1907

A Statement of facts concerning conditions in the bituminous coal industry in the States of Illinois and Indiana: issued December 1, 1914

Terre Haute Agreement between Indiana Bituminous Coal Operators Association and United Mine Workers of America, District No. 11: adopted May 7, 1914: 1914-1916

Inter-State Convention: Sixth Annual Joint Conference Coal Miners and Operators of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania: Indianapolis, Indiana, January 29 to February 7, 1903

Inter-State Convention 1904: Seventh Annual Joint Conference Coal Miners and Operators of Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana and Illinois: Indianapolis, Indiana, January 28th to February 3rd, February 29th to March 5th, and March 21st, 1904, 1903

Inter-State Conventions 1906: Joint Conferences Coal Miners and Operators of Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana and Illinois: Indianapolis, Indiana, January 25th to February 2nd and March 20th to 29th 1906

Inter-State Convention of 1908: Joint Conference of Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana: held at Toledo, Ohio April 14-17, 1908

Washington

Bair-Collins Co., Roundup, Montana - Record of Coal Shipments for Washington, 1938-1948

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with Coal Department Northwestern Improvement Company of Washington: Year commencing September, 1904 for Mines in Washington

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with Coal Department Northwestern Improvement Company of Washington: Year commencing September 1st, 1906 for Mines in Washington

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with Coal Department Northwestern Improvement Company and the Pacific Coast Company of Washington: Year commencing September 1st, 1907 for Mines in Washington (2 copies)

Constitution of District Union No. 10 of the U.M.W. of A: adopted at Seattle, Washington August 20th, 1908

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with Coal Department Northwestern Improvement Company and the Pacific Coast Company of Washington: Two years, commencing September 1st, 1908 for Mines in Washington (4 copies)

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with the Roslyn Fuel Company of Washington: commencing December 1st, 1908 for Mines in Washington

Coal Mining Laws of Washington, 1909

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with Coal Department of Carbon Hill Coal Co. of Washington: commencing May 1, 1909 ending August 31, 1910

Constitution of District Union No. 10 of the U.M.W. of A: adopted at Seattle, Washington September 2, 1909

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with Washington Coal Operator’s Association: Two years commencing Sept. 1st, 1910 (3copies)

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with Washington Union Coal Co.: Two years, commencing Nov. 1, 1910

Constitution of District Union No. 10 of the U.M.W. of A: adopted at Seattle, Washington August 17, 1911

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with Washington Coal Operator’s Association: Two years commencing Sept. 1st, 1912 (2 copies)

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with Washington Coal Operator’s Association: Two years commencing Sept. 1st, 1914

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with Washington Coal Operator’s Association: Two years commencing Sept. 1st, 1916 (2 copies)

Agreement between United Mine Workers of America, District No. 10 and Coal Producers Association of Washington: to be in force from April1, 1934 to March 31, 1935

Agreement between United Mine Workers of America, District No. 10 and Coal Producers of Washington: to be in force from April 1, 1941 to March 31, 1943

Anthracite

Complete and Verbatim Report of the Anthracite Coal Strike Commission to the President on the Anthracite Coal Strike of May-October, 1902. Wilkes-Barre, Pa.: Robert Baur & Son. 

Agreement between the Anthracite Coal Operators and the Anthracite Mine Workers in effect from April 1st, 1909 to March 31st, 1912

Bituminous Coal Industry

Saward, Frederick E. (1907 & 1908). The coal trade. (Keystone Coal & Coke Co. and Miners Shippers of Bituminous and Gas Coals)

The Case of the Bituminous coal mine workers: as presented by the United Mine Workers of America to the President’s Coal Commission, appointed December, 1919. (1920). United Mine Workers of America.

Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Bituminous Coal, November 19 to 24, 1928, Vol. I

Wage rates in the Bituminous Mining Industry. (1936). Washington, D.C.: National Coal Association.

Regional Shifts in the Bituminous Coal Industry: A summary, 1936

Why the Bituminous Coal Industry opposes the Norris Mississippi Valley Authority Bill: The testimony of witnesses appearing for the bituminous coal industry before a subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Agriculture at a hearing April 1, 1936, on S. 3524

Coal Producers Board Minutes, June 25, 1937 to Dec. 32, 1937 (contains Rules of practice and procedure before the commission)

Minutes of Bituminous Coal Producers Board District 22, June 25, 1937 to December 31, 1937

Limbacher, H.R., & Sherman, Ralph A. (September, 1938). The Performance of several types of bituminous coal on small underfeed stokers. Washington, D.C.: Bituminous Coal Research, Inc. (2copies)

Minutes of Bituminous Coal Producers Board District 22, January 1, 1938 to December 31, 1938

Minutes of Bituminous Coal Producers Board District 22, January 1, 1939 to December 31, 1939

Consolidated price schedule No. 2: Coal prices (bituminous): Minimum coal prices as established by the bituminous coal division of the United States Department of Interior. (1942). Washington, D.C.: National Coal Association.

Minutes: Meeting of the Bituminous Coal Producers, Advisory Board for District No. 22, 1940-1947 (sporadic months)

Coal Operators Associations

Southwestern Interstate Coal Operator’s Association Index and Digest of Arbitrators, Commissioners, and District Presidents: August 8th , 1903 to August 7th, 1913

Organization of the Association of Commissioners and Secretaries: A Federation of Coal Mine Operators Advocated: Chicago, 1905

Joint Agreement of Coal Operators’ Association and United Mine Workers of America of District No. 19, 1907 

Proposed Constitution for a National Federation of Coal Operators Associations: Approved by a Meeting of Committees Representing Various Associations held in Chicago, December 17, 1909

Constitution: The American Federation of Coal Operators: Organized January 15, 1912 (2 copies)

United Mine Workers of America

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with Coal Department

Constitution of District Union No. 22 of the U.M.W. of A.: adopted at Livingston, Montana, May 12, 1903: effective May 1, 1903

Constitution of International Union: United Mine Workers of America: revision 1907

Proposed Agreement: District 12 United Mine Workers of America

Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Convention of the United Mine Workers of America: held in the city of Indianapolis, Ind.: January Fifteenth to Twenty-second inclusive: Nineteen Seven

Constitution of District Union No. 22 of the U.M.W. of A.: adopted at Helena, Montana, August 22, 1907: effective October 1, 1907

Proceedings of the Reconvened Nineteenth Annual Convention of the United Mine Workers of America: held in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana March 12th to March 20th, Inclusive, 1908

Proceedings of the Special Convention of District No. 12, United Mine Workers of America: held in Springfield, Illinois, April 9, 1908

Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Convention of the United Mine Workers of America: Vol. I: held in the City of Indianapolis, Indiana January 28 to February 6, inclusive, 1909

Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Convention of the United Mine Workers of America District 22: held in the city of Butte, Montana, August 17, 1909 (2copies)

Sixth Annual Convention of the United Mine Workers of America: District No. 10: August 23rd to September 2nd, 1909: Labor Temple, Seattle, Wash.

Agreement between District No.18, United Mine Workers of America and the Western Coal Operators Association: June 30th, 1909 to March 31st, 1911

Agreement between the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company, Limited and its Employees: as represented by District No. Eighteen, United Mine Workers of America: April 1st, 1909 to March 31st, 1911

First Annual and Scale Convention of District Twenty-Seven: United Mine Workers of America: held in Billings, Montana, August 23 to October 1, 1910 (3 copies)

Proceedings Second Annual Convention of the District Twenty-Seven United Mine Workers of America: Held in Missoula, Montana, August 16, 1911

Constitution and By-Laws: District 27 United Mine Workers of America: adopted at Billings, Montana, October 1, 1911

Report of Proceedings of the American Mining Congress: Fourteenth Annual Session: Chicago, Ill., October 24-28, 1911

Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Convention of the United Mine Workers of America: held in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana January 16 to February 2, 1912 (Vol. I & II)

Constitution of International Union, United Mine Workers of America: adopted at Indianapolis, Indiana: effective April 1st, 1912

Constitution and By-Laws: District 27 United Mine Workers of America: adopted at Great Falls, Montana, October 1st, 1912

Detailed Mining Scale U.M.W. of A.: Crooksville District: beginning April 1st, 1914 and ending March 31st, 1916

Report of President John L. Lewis: to the 28th Consecutive and 5th Biennial Convention U.M.W. of A.: Indianapolis, Indiana, September 20, 1921

Constitution and By-Laws: District 27 United Mine Workers of America: adopted at Billings, Montana, March 6, 1922

Minutes of the Special Convention United Mine Workers of America: held in the German House: Indianapolis, Indiana, March 15-30, 1906Thirty-Sixth Anniversary Convention of the National Coal Association at Washington October 20 and 21, 1953: The record of the proceedings.

Proposed Agreement: District 12: United Mine Workers of America

Western Coal Operators Association

Copy of Agreements between District No. 18, U.M.W. of A. and the Western Coal Operators’ Association affecting the Companies as is Mentioned: terminating March 31st, 1909

Agreement United Mine Workers of America with the Western Coal Operators’ Association of Canada: April 1, 1907 to March 31, 1909 

Majority Report: Re Investigation under the “Industrial Disputes Act:” Dist. No. 18 U.M.W. of A., and the Western Coal Operators’ Association -- 26th April -- 6th July, 1911 (3 copies)

Agreement from Nov. 17-11 to March 31-15: entered into between the Western Coal Operators’ Association and Dist. 18, U.M.W.A. (1915)

Agreement between District No. 18 United Mine Workers of America and the Western Coal Operators’ Association: November 17th, 1911 to March 31st, 1915

Books and Miscellaneous Reports

International Minters’ Federation: Nineteenth Miners’ International Congress: held at the Café Du Globe, Paris on Monday, June 8th, 1908, and Following Days.

Report of the Proceedings of the Twenty-Eight Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor: held at Denver, Colorado, November 9 to 21 Inclusive, 1908

Official Statement Issued by the Committee from the International Executive Board: Showing the Receipt and Disbursement of the Funds of Dist. No. 10, U.M.W. of A.: As Recorded by John E. Morgan April 1 to June 15, 1911 and William Larson January 1 to June 15, 1911

Bicknell, Ernest P. (1911).  The Story of Cherry: an account of the great disaster of November 13, 1909, and the measures of relief and rehabilitation employed. Washington, D.C.: American Red Cross. 

Joint Agreement of the Tuscarawas Scale District of Sub-District No. 3 of District no. 6, 191

Roush, G.A. (Ed.).  (1917). The Mineral industry: its statistics, technology and trade during 1916.  New York: McGraw Hill Book Company.

The Mining catalog for the year 1919: A consolidation of catalogs pertaining to coal mining machinery and appliances together with treatises and engineering data covering the various operations of mining. (1919).   Pittsburgh, P.A.: Keystone Consolidated Publishing Co., Inc.

Sane Taxation: The Ralston-Nolan Bill (H.R. 12397), 1920

Barton, Albert O.  (1922). LaFollette’s Winning of Wisconsin (1894-1904). Des Moines, Iowa: The Homestead Company.

Mr. Gompers under Cross-Examination: excerpts from the testimony of Mr. Gompers before the Committee of the New York Legislature investigating housing conditions.  (1922). New York: New York, League for Industrial Rights. 

Problems Confronting the Petroleum Industry: An Address by A.C. Bedford: December 6, 1922

Hunt, Edward Eyre (Ed.).  (1925). What the coal commission found: an authoritative summary by the staff. Baltimore: The Williams & Wilkins Company.

Fisher, Dr. Franz.  (1925). The conversion of coal into oils.  New York: D. Van Nostrand Company. 

Vincent, George E. (1928). The Rockefeller Foundation: A review for 1927. New York.

Vincent, George E. (1929). The Rockefeller Foundation: A review for 1928. New York.

Donnellan, Kenneth M. (1933). Mining events and dividends: Unites States: Alaska: Canada: Mexico. Whittier, California: Western Printing Corporation.

Proceedings of the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute, 1934

(1936, March 14).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 96, No. 6. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

(1936, March 28).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 96, No. 7. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

(1936, April 25).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 96, No. 9. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

(1936, May 9).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 96, No. 10. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

(1936, May 23).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 96, No. 11. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

(1936, June 20).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 96, No. 13. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

(1936, July 4).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 97, No. 1. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

(1936, July 18).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 97, No. 2. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

(1936, August 15).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 97, No. 4. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

(1936, August 29).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 97, No. 5. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

(1936, September 12).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 97, No. 6. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

(1936, September 26).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 97, No. 7. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

(1936, October 24).  The Black Diamond, Vol. 97, No. 9. Chicago, Illinois: Black Diamond CO.

Proceedings of the Convention and Business Meeting of the National Coal Association: October 24-25, 1939, New York, N.Y.

The American Bar: A biographical directory of the leading lawyers of the United States and Canada, Twenty-Second Annual Edition 1940. (1939). Minneapolis, Minnesota: The James C. Fifield Company.

Present Status of the Mexican Oil “Explorations” 1940. New York, N.Y.: Standard Oil Company.

Proceedings of the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute, 1940

Proceedings of the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute, 1941

Rector, Harvey. (1942). Solving the employer’s labor problem under New Deal legislation.  New York: Law Research Service. 

The official guide of the railways and steam navigations lines of the United States, Porto Rico, Canada, Mexico, and Cuba: also timetables of railroads in Central America, Air-line schedules. (1942). 74th Year, No. 9. New York, N.Y.: The National Railway Publication, Publishers, and Proprietors. 

Coal Production in the United States for the year of 1950. New York, N.Y.: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co.

Official Freight Shippers Guide and Directory of Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad Company

Taylor, H.N. The real meaning of the Miner’s wage demands.

Law vs. Law

National Coal Association Officers and Directors June 1956 - Poster

This third listing consists of the maps & architectural drawings located within the Special Collections map cases.

Carpenter Creek Maps

Folder1: Sheet No. 2: Note the columnar drill hole log cross section is placed directly beneath its assigned name or number (3 maps)

Folder 2: Carpenter Creek Coal Spur (13 – various mediums and markings)

Folder 3: Map of drilling and prospecting data covering territory indicated: 3-17-19 (one- color; one- B&W, one - carbon)

Folder 4: Map showing topography and economic geography of T.9N. R.30E. and Western part of T.9N. – R.31E. Montana (six)

Folder 5: Right of way map for proposed coal spur T.9N. – R20E. (two)

Folder 6: Township No9 North Range No30 East of the Principal Meridian Montana: 12-10-1918 (six)

Folder 7: Map showing proposed track to serve mine of the Bair-Collins Co. Township 9N. – Range 30E.: July 3, 1930 (three)

Folder 8: Section Map T.9.N.R.30.E. (two)

Folder 9: A map of a portion of Townships 8, and 9, North Range's 30, and 31, East, Musselshell County, Montana. Showing the location of the Northern and Eastern limits or edge of the Carpenter Cree/McCleary coal veins, the location of test pits, drill holes, prospect slopes and other data which would represent a contributing factor in the determination of the area and thickness of a coal vein. (three).

Folder 10: Carpenter Creek seam sheet No.3: showing the three vertical sections East and West and one vertical section through the field North and South.  Drill holes defined by three light vertical lines.  Surface and section boundary lines are in red. The same vertical datum is in evidence on Sheet No.2. (three)

Folder 11: Profile of proposed coal mine spur located in T.9.N.R.30.E. Musselshell Co. Mont. Connecting with the Roundup Coal mining Cos Spur at R.C. of curve near B.B.504: surveyed Jan. 1919 (two)

Northwestern, Bull Mountain, and Others

Northwestern:

Folder 1: Map of the underground workings Northwestern mining and fuel Co.: Mine: section 15, T.9N., R.29E. (two)

Folder 2: Profile of preliminary line to proposed mine of Northwestern mining and fuel co. near Musselshell , Mont. : March 20, 1929 (two)

Folder 3: Northern Pacific Coal sub-lease, No. 1 Mine: n/d (four)

Northern Pacific Coal sub-lease:  Oct. 6, 1944 (six)

Northern Pacific Coal sub-lease: Feb. 5, 1945  

Folder 4: Sketch showing room under Musselshell River in Old Davis mine: 5-29-43

Bull< Mountain

Folder 5: Map showing coal outcrops in a part of the Bull Mountain Coal field, Montana (2)

Others:

Folder 6: Structural contour map: Big Elk Dome: Wheatland Co. Montana: Jan. 1921 by Steward& Night Geologists

Folder 7: Sections of Mill Creek shaft for long tunnel through Cascade Mountains

Folder 8: Republic Coal Co: Mine No1; July 1924

Folder 9: West Porcupine Ranch of the F.V.H. Collins Co.: August 1940

Folder 10: Coal outcrops: Bearcreek lands, Ts.8S.R.21E.

Keene

Map of East Workings Keene Mine No.2: 9-14-53

Keene Mine No.2: Musselshell Co. Mont.: Sec.26: T-9-N: R-30-E: July, 1953 (five)

Keene Mine No.2: Musselshell Co. Mont.: Sec.26: T-9-N: R-30-E: April, 9, 1952 (three)

Bair-Collins Coal Co. Keene Mine: Feb. 13, 1922 (three types)

Keene Coal Mine – Bair Collins Co.

Keen Mine No.2: Jan. 1, 1954 (three)

Map of East Workings Keen Mine No.2 (six)

Prescott Mine

Prescott sub-division part of the NE ¼ section 23 T. 8N. R25E.: May 16, 1936

Bair-Collins Co. map of Prescott Mine: 8-25-31

General information map concerning territory adjacent and contiguous to the Prescott Mine: 4-7-32 (two)

Prescott Mine: profile of mine slope: March 15, 1932

Prescott Mine: profile of mine slope: March 15, 1934

Pumps

Fire Insurance map of the Prescott mine situated on the NW ¼ NW ¼ of Sec, 24, 8N, 25E: May 20, 1933

Fire Insurance map of the Prescott mine situated on the NW ¼ NW ¼ of Sec, 24, 8N, 25E: Dec. 21, 1933

Prescott mine: fire insurance map: 7-6-31

Prescott mine: map of entry setup: 1-24-31

Prescott mine: map of entry setup: 1-20-31

Map to indicate the area of mine and unmined coal lands lying west of main slope in the N ½ of the SW ¼ Sec 24-8-25: Dec. 25, 1934

Various data relative to proposed mine slope on NW ¼ NW ¼ Sec 24-8-25: July 3, 1930

Center line of proposed mine slope in NW ¼ NW ¼ Sec 24-8-25: 6-28-30

Profile over center line

Part plan showing individual timber framing scheme for proposed coal tipple at the Prescott mine: 3-21-31

Bair-Collins Prescott mine: Fifth East to fourth East cut off (three)

Prescott mine: survey extensions as of  . . .

10-11-31 (two)
11-20-32 (two)
12-22-36 (two)
12-24-39 (fifteen)
1-3-32 (two)
5-15-33 (seven)
11-10-35
12-15-37 (two)
1-1-41 (three)
2-24-32 (two)
3-15-34 (six)
10-18-36
12-22-38 (two)
1-19-42 

Roundup

Map showing proposed track to serve mine of the Bair-Collins Company: July 3, 1930

Bair-Collins Co: Map of the territory involved in the construction of a slope mine in the NW ¼  NW ¼ Sec24-8-25 at Roundup, Montana

Plat of layout for Bair-Collins Mine Roundup, Mont.: July 8, 1930

Correlative map of that portion of the Roundup Montana, coal field, in which active coal mining operations are, or were, in effect Aug. 1924

Map of area lying between the north bank of the Musselshell River and the south right-of-way boundary line of the C.M.STP. & P.RY in sections 14, and 23, T.8.N.R.25E.: June 30, 1030

Correlative map of a portion of the Roundup coal field showing the location of railways and mine spurs, the Musselshell River, the location and extent of mined out territory, the north and west edge of coal vein and other topographical features.

Map of sec.24.Twp.8. N.Range 25E. showing are mined out as of

Profile over center line of proposed mine slope in NW ¼ in NW ¼ Sec.24-8-25: 6-28-30 (two)

Various data relative to proposed mine slope on NW ¼ NW ¼ Sec.24-8-25: July 3rd, 1930

Profile of track to serve Bair-Collins mine

Map of area mined out in the SW ¼ NW ¼ , Sec.24-8-25: 6-21-30 (two)

Sketch Roundup Sec. 13, 14, 23, 24, 25, 26T.8N.R.25E.

Sketch drawings

Sketch drawing of Coal Mine Car- with outside Axle Box

General plan of six pocket coal dock for retail coal yards: Oct. 10, 1931 (three)

Mine car for the Bair-Collins Co.

Bosshead stamp shoe & die for Gold coin March 22, 1897

Sketch of various types of tunnel lining

Various un-named sketches

Plan & elevation of proposed Bar Screen: 10-28-30

Detail drawing of the Alligator Steel Tie: Nov. 1, 1926 (seventeen)

Plan of proposed Wood Bulkhead: Jan. 12, 1931 (two)

Sketch drawing of coal mine car with outside axel

Concrete Box Culvert: State of Montana: Fed. Aid Secondary Proj. No E.A.S. 28(1): Dwg. No 1334-1

Proposed method of Cribbing Pier footings-Bents No 3&4: Dwg. No1287-1

Highway Overpass: East Access Road – Ft. Randall Reservoir: Missouri River Basin – South Dakota: Dwg. No1316-2

Part Cross Section of Culvert Structure at  c of Roadway – Horse Creek: Deadwood – Custer – Hot Springs Hwy So. Dakota: Dwg. No1318-1

All done by the Vulcan Iron Works Co., Denver, Co.

Spring Switch details: 9/4/20

Weight Basket details: 7/23/20

Drive for Mine Pump: 8/31/20

10"X24" Single Acting Mine Pump: 8/31/20

Details – Ground Throw Switch: 9/8/20

Details – Plain Switch: 9/8/20

Miscellaneous maps and sketches

Railroad map of the state of North Dakota: prepared for general & traffic cases of the Board of Railroad commissioners state of North Dakota (two)

Railroad Commissioner's map of North Dakota: July 20, 1931 (two)

Map of Utah (two)

Railroad map of the state of New Mexico: Oct. 1924 (two)

Map of Forsyth Montana with additions changes and improvements: April 1907

Liberty County Hospital Chester Montana

Medical Center

Map of Rosebud County MT. Jan. 1927 Chas B. Taber

Map of Musselshell County MT – 1936

Map of Central and Eastern Montana showing major geologic structures: 1921

Official map of the city of Billings Yellowstone County Montana: 1920 by E. Durlend

Enlarged copy of map by Frank Reeves U.S.G.S.

Teton County Idaho: Jan. 1917

Map of the Dutton structure: Teton County Montana: July 1944 (two)

Structure contour map of the Montana Plains: 1935

Forsyth: Rosebud County: Montana: May 1938

Home Ranch: the Bair Company: Oct. 1941

Ranch buildings on the West Porcupine Ranch of the F.V.H. Collins Co.: NE ¼ NE ¼ Sec. 10 T6N – R41E. Forsyth Montana: Dec. 1935

January 12, 1901 Mineral Survey No. 7151: Lot No. Helena land district: Plat of the claim of William J. White: known as the Cleveland Lode

Map of Rosebud County MT.: Jan. 1927: Chas B Taber

Map of Musselshell County MT: 1936

Map of Central and Eastern Montana showing major geologic structures: 1921

Official map of the city of Billings Yellowstone County Montana: 1920: C.E. Durlend

Enlarged copy of map by Frank Reeves U.S.G.S.

Teton County Idaho: Jan. 1917

Map of the Dutton structure: Teton County Montana: July 1944 (two)

Structure contour map of the Montana plains: 1935

Forsyth: Rosebud County: Montana: May 1938

Home ranch: the Bair Company: Oct. 1941

Ranch buildings on the West Porcupine Ranch of the F.V.H. Collins Co.: NE ¼ NE ¼ Sec 10 T6N-R41E: Forsyth Montana: Dec. 1935

Columnar plat of drill hole logs, giving the elevation and thickness of the coal veins, the scale beds and sand rock stratas

T.9N. – T8N. – R30W. – R31W. – various ranches marked

Ranchester Bridge: Ranchester Wyoming: Dwg No. 1287-2

Highway bridge: East access road: - Fort Randall Reservoir: Missouri River Basin –South Dakota: Dwg No. 1316-1

The United States 1933 (two)

Emergency fuel distribution showing divisions – sub-divisions – secys of code authorities and official railway classification territory

County outline map of the United States

Geneva Musselshell Co. Montana: station map lands tracks and structures: Sept. 16, 1915

A tract of land situate in the Northwest quarter (NW ¼) of the Southwest quarter (SW ¼) and the Southwest quarter of the Southwest quarter (SW ¼) of section 27, T.16.N., R.78.W. of the 6th P.M.: Albany County, Wyoming: Jan. 10, 1948

Laramie: Platted area of Laramie and lands within the corporate limits    

State of Wyoming: County of Albany: Registration No. 233

State of Wyoming: County of Albany: map to accompany application for the enlargement of Willow Springs Reservoir: applicant Ralph K Link: Laramie, Wyoming

State of Wyoming: County of Albany: map to accompany application for Sixteen Reservoir applicant Jake M Miller Company: Laramie, Wyoming

State of Wyoming: County of Albany: map to accompany application for Old Corral Pipe Line: applicant P.R. Self: Centennial, Wyoming

State of Wyoming: County of Albany: map to accompany application for Piper No.3 – Ditch applicant Fred P Piper: Laramie, Wyoming

State of Wyoming: County of Albany: map to accompany applications for Right of way for Sixteen*Ditch* and Sixteen*Reservoir over parts of section 16, T.16.N., R.75.W: Albany County, Wyoming: applicant Jake M Miller: Geddes Lane Star Route: Laramie, Wyoming

Profile of four (4") inch Pipe Line: water main: located in Se ¼ of NW ¼ and NW ¼ of Se ¼ of section 3.T.15.N., R.78.W. near Centennial, Albany County, Wyoming. Waterline located South of blocks 54, 55, & 56: Town of Centennial, Wyoming

Letter to Dick from Dad "Box 388: May 31, 1948”

Three maps with no written title

Roundup Memorial Hospital

Roundup Memorial Hospital: 3-22-50: basement and first floor plan

Roundup Memorial Hospital: Roundup- Montana: June 1951

Clean-up room: revised details: standard plan hospital: August 11, 1950

Roundup Memorial Hospital (entire floor plans)

Logos and calendars

Prescott mine calendars – days worked: 1939, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45

Montana Queen Coal (logo)

Bucking Bronco Roundup Coal (logo)

Roundup Coal (logo)

Mineral survey no.7151: Lot no. Helena land district: Plat of the claim of William J. White known as the Cleveland Lode: June 4, 190

Stored outside of map cases

Map of land holdings: the F.V.H. Collins Co.: Rosebud County Ranges 39-40-41-41 East

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