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Catalog Number 1982/05.0357
Object Name Transcript
Scope & Content The collection consists of the depositions of the 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. Depositions of children who survived the Buffalo Creek flood of 1972. Includes grade reports of selected children and depositions of Robert J. Lifton and Kai Erikson concerning survivor guilt.
Title Teresa Justice et al., plaintiffs
Collection Teresa Lynn Justice et al., plaintiffs
Accession number 1982/05.0357
Finding Aids A published finding aid is available in the Special Collections Dept., James E. Morrow Library, Marshall University.
Accession 1982/05.0357
People Stern, Gerald M.
Erickson, Kai T.
Lifton, Robert J.
Subjects Law & legal affairs
Coal mining
Disaster victims
Disasters
Pittston Coal Company
Lawyers
Survivor guilt
Related Collections at Marshall University See also the Depositions of Survivors of the Buffalo Creek Flood located in the Special Collections Department of Marshall University. Accession Number 1981/10.0346.
Search Terms Buffalo Creek flood
Logan County, W.Va.
Extent of Description 24 cubic ft. (809 v.)
Archivist's Notes Accession card recorded. PastPerfect record reviewed 2/3/2011.
Year Range from 1975
Year Range to 1976
Dates of Creation 1975-1977
System of arrangement The numbered depositions are filed in numerical order in records boxes.