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Catalog Number 1981/10.0346
Object Name Transcript
Scope & Content The collection consists of the depositions of the 552 survivors of the Buffalo Creek Flood in 1972, plaintiffs in the lawsuit against the Pittston Coal Company, filed in the U. S. District Court, Southern W. Va., Huntington, W. Va.
Title Dennis Prince et al., plaintiffs
Collection Dennis Prince et al., plaintiffs
Accession number 1981/10.0346
Finding Aids A published finding aid is available in the Special Collections Dept., James E. Morrow Library, Marshall University.
Accession 1981/10.0346
People Stern, Gerald
Subjects Law & legal affairs
Coal mining
Disaster victims
Pittston Coal Company
Related Collections at Marshall University See also the Buffalo Creek Despositions 2 located in Special Collections Department of Marshall University. Accession Number 1982/05.0357.
Search Terms Buffalo Creek flood
Logan County, W.Va.
Extent of Description 13 cubic ft. (552 depositions).
Archivist's Notes Accession card recorded. PastPerfect record reviewed 2/1/11.
Year Range from 1973
Year Range to 1974
Dates of Creation 1975-1977
System of arrangement The numbered depositions are filed in numerical order in records boxes.