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Charles E. Lowther mining material, 1920-1977

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Title

Charles E. Lowther mining material

Date

1920-1977

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arranged by type of material.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Charles E. Lowther mining material, 1920-1977, 1F78M-809, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 Reel of Microfilm

Scope and Content

The materials of this collection include legal agreements between coal operators and labor and other mining material. The by-laws of Local Union No. 862 of the United Mine Workers, District No, 23 (Madisonville,Ky.) are present along with the Jeffrey Mining Machinery Handbook, No. 294 (Jeffrey Manufacturing Company, Columbus, Ohio, 1920). Also included are pay receipts (Williams Coal Company, Madisonville, Ky.) of Edgar Lowther (October 1, 1943- January 16,1950) and election memorabilia, June, 1969-June 14,1977. The legal agreements include the following: 1.) Agreement Between Members of the Western Kentucky Coal Operators Association and Their Employees, District No. 23 (Central City, Ky.), April 1, 1939-April 1, 1941, 2.) Agreement Between Members of the Tri-County Coal Operators Association and Their Employees, District No. 23 (Madisonville, Ky.), August 1, 1941-July 31, 1943 and April 1, 1945 and 3.) National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement of 1947.

Subjects

  • Lowther, Charles E.
  • Lowther, Edgar.
  • Western Kentucky Coal Operators Association.
  • Tri-County Coal Operators Association.
  • National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement of 1947.
  • Williams Coal Company (Madisonville, Ky.)
  • United Mine Workers of America.
  • Jeffrey Manufacturing Company.
  • Coal mines and mining--History.
  • Coal mines and mining--Kentucky.
  • Collective labor agreements--Coal mining industry.
  • Coal-mining machinery.
  • Madisonville (Ky.)
  • Kentucky--Coal mining industry.
  • Central City (Ky.)
  • Agreements.
  • Bylaws.
  • Handbooks