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Coal mining

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 308 Collections and/or Records:

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"A Balanced Economy": source material on coal and domestic minerals, 1952-03 - 1952-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/113
Scope and Contents

Includes: cuttings; an article by Sir Herbert Merrett on prospects for coal.

Dates: 1952-03 - 1952-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"A Balanced Economy": source material on coal and fuel, 1945-03 - 1953-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/117
Scope and Contents

Includes: Ministry of Fuel and Power reports on domestic fuel policy, the use of power resources and mining; National Coal Board proposals on coal use; annotated copy of the Paley Commission report on the need for a coal revolution; annual reports and gazettes of the British Coal Utilisation Research Association.

Dates: 1945-03 - 1953-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"A Balanced Economy": source material on coal and minerals, 1953-04 - 1953-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/112
Scope and Contents

Includes: United States Council of Productivity report on the British electricity system; corrected proofs of LSA's papers on the need for a coal revolution and on Britain's neglected mineral wealth; cuttings.

Dates: 1953-04 - 1953-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"A Balanced Economy": source material on coal (second edition), 1951-12 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/114
Scope and Contents Includes: report of the Fuel Research Board, 1951; report by David Price, Imperial Chemical Industries Limited, on the national fuel situation, December 1951; annotated draft of a paper by LSA on the need for a coal revolution; press cuttings on the coal industry; paper on nationalisation from the worker's view; text of an article by 1st Lord Citrine on the problems of electricity supply; correspondence with Claude Lancaster and Geoffrey Lloyd, Minister of Fuel and Power, on LSA's paper on...
Dates: 1951-12 - 1953-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Article by Kenneth Headlam-Morley on the miners’ strike and pit conditions in Durham, 1926-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 3/126
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes: JWHM's early work as a student, lecturer, classicist and historian; numerous articles and book reviews; several works on Bismarck and 19th century Germany; JWHM's writing on South Africa in association with 1st Lord Loch; entries for the Encyclopaedia Britannica; articles on Germany in the First World War and the Versailles Treaty; material on the posthumous publication of JWHM's "Studies in Diplomatic History"; some articles by Kenneth Headlam-Morley, mainly relating to the Saar...
Dates: 1926-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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BBC Radio 4, PM Programme, 1990-05 - 1990-06-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/131
Scope and Contents Subjects include (side 1): British Coal’s closure of collieries, with interviews with and on Arthur Scargill, President of the National Union of Mineworkers and an interview with Kim Howells, MP for Pontypridd; prison riots; the Kegworth air disaster; the launch of the Conservatives' summer offensive against Labour, mainly on Labour's spending plans; the influence of Militant; the timing of the next General Election.The first half of side 2 mainly consists of indistinct noises,...
Dates: 1990-05 - 1990-06-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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BBC Radio 4, World at One: Oakdale, 1989-08-24

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/108
Scope and Contents

News programme, including a nine minute report on the closure of Oakdale colliery, Wales (this comes ten minutes into the recording). Includes inteviews with Peter Heathfield, General Secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Kim Howells, MP for Pontypridd, on private buyers, and Peter Walker, Secretary of State for Wales.

Dates: 1989-08-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Churches, 1983-12 - 1985-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 7/4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on Labour policy towards the Church of England, with correspondents including: Donald Reeves, Rector of St James’s Church, Piccadilly [London] (3); Noel Davies, General Secretary of the Council of Churches for Wales, on the future of the coal industry.

Dates: 1983-12 - 1985-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Coal, 1911 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 3/32-58
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers cover every aspect of Lord Noel-Baker's very full and varied career and include constituency papers, Labour Party material, extensive sections on domestic and international affairs, peace and disarmament, sport, books and articles, speeches and correspondence.

Dates: 1911 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Coal Mines' Act, 1930 - 1938-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/70
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the 1930 act and 1937 Coal Bill, including: pamphlet, "One Hundred Questions and Answers about Coal"; copy of the 1930 act; memoranda by Sir Harry Pritchard, Secretary of the Association of Municipal Corporations, on faults in the act and possible amendments to it in the new bill; letter from Robert Dunwoody, Secretary to the Association of British Chambers of Commerce, on amending the new bill to provide for an independent coal prices tribunal; extract from the Law...
Dates: 1930 - 1938-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Unknown

"Coal Trade Dispute (Adjournment)", 31 Aug 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/76/47-62
Scope and Contents

Speech notes for WSC's statement on possible ways forward in the coal dispute, the chances of new proposals and the results of the strike. Typescript speaking notes laid out in "psalm style" annotated in manuscript by WSC. Filing envelope present.

Dates: 31 Aug 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Concessionary coal scheme, 1991-01 - 1991-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/29
Scope and Contents

Copies of correspondence between representatives of the National Concessionary Fuel Office, Kevin Barron [energy spokesman] and representatives of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on British Coal Corporation’s cash in lieu of concessionary coal scheme for retired miners.

Dates: 1991-01 - 1991-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Unknown

Confidential minute from WSC to Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services], 20 Mar [1926]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/30B/172
Scope and Contents

Minute instructing Sir George Barstow to ascertain how much of the government subsidy for miners' wages had been spent on wages and how much was profit to the coal owners and to establish the "true financial position of the coal trade". Carbon typescript.

Dates: 20 Mar [1926]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Unknown

Copy of a letter from WSC to "Charlie", 7th Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh], 03 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28/106-108
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC setting out his thoughts on what owners of mines ought to have done, specifically attending a conference and agreeing to negotiate a national agreement. He criticises the attitude of the owners' representatives and comments on the government's efforts to combat Bolshevism and on the position of the coal owners "It is not the business of Coal Owners as Coal Owners to fight Socialism" and that he (WSC) could not avoid making some criticisms of the coal owners though...
Dates: 03 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Cuttings, 1908-04-13 - 1908-05-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 16
Scope and Contents

Cuttings of WSC’s speeches in Manchester, cartoons and articles on the coal crisis, on WSC’s election defeat and Dundee seat [Scotland].

Dates: 1908-04-13 - 1908-05-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Cuttings, 1925-08-08 - 1926-03-26

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 26 B/1
Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper index. Cuttings on expenditure: (cuttings, speeches and cartoons), especially the Road Fund; coal (strikes and subsidy); the gold standard; war debts (France and Italy); Trade.
Cuttings on international and national affairs: WSC’s speech (propaganda, gold standard, war debts); Locarno Treaty; Baldwin’s speech (Food and Housing, Pacification of Europe, Mosul [Al-Mawsil, Iraq] etc.) Religion, Ulster Unionism. Views on socialism and communism.

Dates: 1925-08-08 - 1926-03-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Durham Miners Gala, 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/105
Scope and Contents

The whole of side 1 and the majority of side 2 consists of music from colliery bands. The remainder of file 2 (from 13 minutes in to 29 minutes, consists of speeches from miners' representatives on the state of the mining industry in the north east.

Dates: 1989
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
 Unknown

"Emergency Power", 02 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/76/1-10
Scope and Contents

Draft notes for WSC's statement on the coal dispute, the 8 Hours Bill, wages, the Labour Party's vote of censure against the Government, the miners' refusal to come to terms, and the results of the strike. Manuscript in the hands of WSC and ?Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]. Several pages are written on official envelopes.

Dates: 02 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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European Coal Organisation, 1945-12 - 1948-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GRID 7
Scope and Contents

Papers on the origin, form, functions and development of the organisation, including a letter of thanks to Gridley from Emanuel Shinwell [Minister of Fuel and Power], on his resignation as Chairman of the European Coal Organisation.

Dates: 1945-12 - 1948-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Further papers relating to Gridley's work in Algeria and France, 1943-10 - 1947-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GRID 6
Scope and Contents Includes: report by Gridley to Lord Hyndley [Controller-General Ministry of Fuel and Power, earlier John Hindley] on his first visit to Algiers as Acting Chief of the North African Economic Board Coal Division, particularly on the division's achievements, the high coal requirements of French North Africa, relations with the Americans and French, local coal output, the use of coal substitutes and NAEB staff; memorandum by Gridley on NAEB's functions, structure and staffing; copy of notes on...
Dates: 1943-10 - 1947-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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G.C.H.Q, 1984-07-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/12
Scope and Contents Debate in Parliament, with speakers including the Prime Minister [Margaret Thatcher], NK and others on the dispute between the Government and Civil Service unions over the ban preventing staff working at GCHQ from belonging to trades unions. Also includes a [?] later exchange between NK and Thatcher on pit closures and a [BBC Radio 4] programme on select committees, subjects including a debate on the closed shop and concerns over amending the Public Order Act to cover racist public order...
Dates: 1984-07-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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General files on political issues, 1924-04 - 1948-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/11
Scope and Contents Includes: Unionist Central Office hints for speakers on the budget (April 1924 and May 1925), general progress from November 1924 to spring 1925, unemployment, general progress from November 1924 to August 1925, the coal dispute, General Strike and the Unemployment Insurance Act; copy of Hansard on debates over the frontiers of Iraq, naval commitments to the League of Nations, and a vote of censure against the Government; report and notes on the appointment of ex-servicemen to the civil...
Dates: 1924-04 - 1948-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Home Office, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12
Scope and Contents INTRODUCTION TO CHAR 12: THE HOME OFFICE: GENERAL The Home Office papers contain correspondence, printed material and papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Home Secretary. The papers have been arranged into correspondence and subject-based files. The Home Office papers form a departmental sub-class of the official class of the Chartwell Papers which was divided according to the various offices held by WSC. Files containing varying numbers of items were...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Industrial Correspondents Group, 1983-09 - 1983-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/7
Scope and Contents

Briefing to the group on the coal industry and note on the history and aims of the group.

Dates: 1983-09 - 1983-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Literary: articles: News of the World 4., Oct 1937 - Nov 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/567
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The General Strike" on the railway strikes of 1911 and 1919, and the General Strike of 1926; "The Crisis of 1931" on the economic crisis of summer 1931 and the fall of Ramsay Macdonald's Labour Government; "Vision of the Future Through Eyes of Science" on the history and future of human progress; "Life in a World Controlled by the Scientists" on the future possibilities and risks of science.Also includes: annotated proofs...
Dates: Oct 1937 - Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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