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. Includes depositions of children who survived the Buffalo Creek flood of 1972 as well as grade reports of selected children and depositions of scholars Robert J. Lifton and Kai Erikson concerning survivor guilt.
Special collections material is obtained from many sources and is intended primarily for research and educational purposes. Certain works may be protected by copyright, trademark, or related interests not governed by the department. It is up to the researcher to verify that they have permission to use these materials for publication or other activities.
Access and Use
For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Depositions of Survivors of Buffalo Creek Flood, Teresa Lynn Justice et al. Accession No. 1982/06.0357, Special Collections Department, Marshall University, Huntington, WV.