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Virginia Iron, Coal & Coke Company Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-276
The records of Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company contain deeds, correspondence, transcripts of court cases, titles and maps reflecting mineral and timber rights owned by the company and its associates, companies in Johnson and Carter Counties in Tennessee. The other companies include Doe Mountain Mining and Improvement and Doe Valley Association.

The books contain records dated from 1790 to 1966. The bulk of the material is clustered around 1835-1895 and 1948-1966.

Dates

  • 1790-1966
  • Majority of material found within 1835 - 1895

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Extent

3.50 linear feet (7 Boxes, 2 oversized folders)

7.00 Boxes

2.00 folder(s)

Arrangement

The collection is divided into four series: Series 1, Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company Records, 1826-1948; Series 2, Doe Mountain Mining and Improvement Company Records, 1792-1948; Series 3, Doe Valley Association Records, 1790-1948; and Series 4, Miscellaneous Papers, 1836-1966.

Method of Acquisition

The records of Virginia Iron, Coal & Coke Company were donated to the Archives of Appalachia on 19 February 1985 by Bob Shirley.

Separated Materials

The following items have been removed from the collection and placed in oversized storage.

1. Survey Map of Dry Run Mountain in Johnson County, Tennessee, For Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company, 1924. 2. Map of Johnson County, Tennessee, For Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company, Track No. for property, undated.

Processing Information

S. Ottinger and Ed Speer completed processing and the records were opened for research in August 1987.
Author
S. Ottinger and Ed Speer
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

Contact:
PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA
423-439-4338