Featured Collection: The Papers of John Covode
John Covode was a prominent Pennsylvanian, U.S. Representative and cofounder of Wesmoreland Coal. This collection includes correspondence and printed material documenting his career. The collection is owned by the Heinz History Center of Pittsburgh, Pa. It came to us deteriorating and suffering from severe mold damage. We are pleased to have been able to treat the collection, preserve it for the future, and digitize it for public use on this website. Click here to view the online finding aid.The correspondence covers a variety of topics from local politics, patronage, personal items to the Civil War. More information on the Covode Collection.