Charles E. Lowther collection on Mining

Abstract

The Charles E. Lowther collection on Mining (dated 1920-1977; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 reel) consists of microfilmed legal agreements between coal operators and labor, by-laws, an employee handbook, pay receipts, and union political ephemera.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Charles E. Lowther collection on Mining
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Bylaws.
Coal mines and mining -- History.
Coal mines and mining -- Kentucky
Coal-mining machinery.
Collective labor agreements -- Coal mining industry.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
M-809: [identification of item], Charles E. Lowther collection on Mining, 1920-1977, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The Charles E. Lowther collection on Mining (dated 1920-1977; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 reel) consists of microfilmed legal agreements between coal operators and labor, by-laws, an employee handbook, pay receipts, and union political ephemera. 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: 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; 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 National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement of 1947.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

United Mine Workers of America, District no. 23, Agreement between members of the Western Kentucky Coal Operators' Association and their employees, 1939-1941

  • Reel 1, frame 1a-36
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United Mine Workers of America, District no. 23, Agreement between members of the Tri-County Coal Operators' Association and their employees, 1941-1943

  • Reel 1, frame 37-83
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United Mine Workers of America, District no. 23, Agreement between members of the Tri-County Coal Operators' Association and their employees, 1945

  • Reel 1, frame 84-156
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United Mine Workers of America, District no. 23, Agreement: National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement of 1947 and District Rules Between Western Kentucky Coal Operators Association and Tri-County Operators Association and United Mine Workers of America, 1947

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United Mine Workers of America, District no. 23, Local no. 863 By-Laws, undated

  • Reel 1, frame 218-224
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Jeffrey Mining Hand Book; number 294, 1920

  • Reel 1, frame 225-389
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Edgar Lowthar pay receipts, 1943 October 1-1950 January 16

  • Reel 1, frame 390-428
Edgar Lowthar worked for the Williams Coal Company. To top

United Mine Workers of America election memorabilia, 1969 June-1977 June 14

  • Reel 1, frame 429-453
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