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Coal mining

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: Dardanelles Committee: correspondence mainly about the Dardanelles Expedition., Apr 1915 - Oct 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/43A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Josiah Wedgwood, General Sir Ian Hamilton, Commander of Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (4), Kenneth Dundal and Harold Cawley on their personal experiences of events at the Dardanelles; Maurice Hankey [Secretary of the Committee of Imperial Defence] on his responsibility for policy on the Dardanelles expedition; "Freddie" [Frederick Guest]; Major General Charles Callwell [Director of Military Operations at the War Office] (10) on subjects including movements of...
Dates: Apr 1915 - Oct 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 81 - 100., 18 Feb 1929 - 27 Mar 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/231
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on mining subsidence, petrol and kerosene prices and the trade outlook and economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on a Committee of Civil Research report on radium and slum policy; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans,...
Dates: 18 Feb 1929 - 27 Mar 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 140 - 179., 29 Jan 1925 - 26 Mar 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/32
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on subjects including the loan for the completion of the Benguela [Angola] Railway and the objections of the Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia] railway companies, the handling of Dominion affairs by the Colonial Office, moving the Imperial Institute to London University, granting oil concessions in Iraq to the Turkish Petroleum Company and the proposed Washington [United...
Dates: 29 Jan 1925 - 26 Mar 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 180 - 200., 30 Jun 1924 - 08 Apr 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/33
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on the teachers' salary awards of [1st] Lord Burnham [Chairman of the Standing Joint Committees of Education Authorities and Teachers], and on Church Schools; a copy of the Burnham Report; a survey by William Strang [1st Secretary, Foreign Office] on the economic situation of the Soviet Union; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, [later 1st Lord Brentford] Home Secretary, on...
Dates: 30 Jun 1924 - 08 Apr 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 350 - 380., 04 Jun 1925 - 03 Aug 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/41
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: [Sir Maurice Hankey], Secretary to the Imperial Defence Committee, on the limitation of armaments; Edward Wood [later Lord Irwin and Lord Halifax], Minister of Agriculture, on the effects of unemployment policy and trade revival on agriculture; 1st Lord Weir on the beet sugar industry; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne], Financial Secretary to the Treasury, on the Expiring Laws Continuance Bill; a draft of the...
Dates: 04 Jun 1925 - 03 Aug 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 381 - 400., 29 Jul 1925 - 12 Aug 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/42
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the Safeguarding of Industries (Gas Mantles), licenses for arms export, the future of the British Industries Fair, and the British Dyestuffs Corporation; the report of the Gas Mantle Committee; 1st Lord Balfour, Lord President of Council, on the use of the Severn Estuary for electricity production;...
Dates: 29 Jul 1925 - 12 Aug 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Jul 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/40
Scope and Contents Printed papers on various subjects including: the situation in Bulgaria and other Balkan states and the effects of the Dardanelles expedition; trade with the United States and the possibility of declaring cotton contraband; the recruitment of coal miners; the economic situation in Germany and Austria-Hungary; a loan to Romania; retaliation policy against Germany; a draft bill relating to elections and registration; the blockade against Germany; the sinking of German submarine U23; a scheme...
Dates: Jul 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 19 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade] on the level of trade; Abe [Bailey]; Admiral Sir Roger Keyes (6) on subjects including his tax position, the naval officers' marriage allowance, and Admiralty matters; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith, Secretary of State for India] (2) including one on Indian financial matters; Walter Runciman; Frederick Guest;...
Dates: 19 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC (carbon copies)., 17 May 1925 - 31 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/11
Scope and Contents Recipients include: 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles Bathurst, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture]; Home Secretary [Sir William Joynson Hicks, later 1st Lord Brentford] (2); Secretary of State for War [Sir Laming Worthington-Evans] (2); Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (8); President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (5); John Pease [later 1st Lord Wardington, Chairman Lloyds Bank]; Austen Chamberlain...
Dates: 17 May 1925 - 31 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-C., Jun 1947 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/67A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams (4); Reginald Maudling; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe] (3); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (7); Garry Allighan; Leo Amery (6); John Andrews; Michael Astor; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat and Joint Director, Conservative Research...
Dates: Jun 1947 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 166-7 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about living individuals until 1 January 2024.
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence J-N., Oct 1946 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/55
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including Marjorie Maxse [Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party], 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman], Sir Robert Cary, and Stephen Pierssene [General Director] (9); Sir Angus Watson; Sir John Jarvis; F Ashe Lincoln; James Watts (2); 1st Lord Kemsley [earlier Sir James Berry, Editor in Chief Sunday Times] requesting an article; Henry Boorman, Proprietor and Editor of the Kent Messenger;...
Dates: Oct 1946 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: speech notes and source material., 04 May 1936 - 20 Jul 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/118
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (4 May) on navy estimates and the position of the Fleet Air Arm. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5734-45.Source material for WSC's speech (?15 May) on the Coal Mines Bill. Includes correspondence from Frederick Leathers, Sir Samuel Instone, and other interested parties; objections from the Mining Association; later file note indicating the removal of material; copy of the bill.Notes for WSC's speech (21 May) on the Minister for Co-ordination of Defence [Sir Thomas...
Dates: 04 May 1936 - 20 Jul 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript, press cuttings and source material., 21 Jan 1929 - 14 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/88A-B
Scope and Contents Typescript for WSC's speech (21 January, Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Midland Hotel, Manchester), entitled "Trade" on 20th century economic conditions, currency stability, rating reform, economic development, taxation and the cotton trade. Also includes a press cutting from the Manchester Guardian reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4541 - 4546.Speech notes for WSC's speech (6 February, Town Hall, Battersea, London), entitled "Battersea By-Election" on the Government's...
Dates: 21 Jan 1929 - 14 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Sep 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/46
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Letter from J Freeth (Cardiff [Glamorgan, Wales]) addressed to "My dear General" about the possibility of a general strike in the coal industry over the issue of minimum wages which he thinks will take place in October, and which would threaten the coal supply to the Admiralty. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 01 Sep 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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(Untitled), 06 Sep 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/47
Scope and Contents

Letter from Reginald McKenna [First Lord of the Admiralty] to WSC informing him that the Admiralty is making efforts to ensure the early delivery of coal because of the possibility of a coal strike. He thanks WSC for sending him a letter from J Freeth [see CHAR 12/12/46]. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 06 Sep 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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(Untitled), [Jan] [1912]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/11/73-74
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Minute from [WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty] to the 1st Sea Lord [Admiral Sir Francis Bridgeman], on the actions to be followed by the Navy during the threatened coal strike. [Typescript copy, with address to 1st Sea Lord struck through].

Dates: [Jan] [1912]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1912]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/11/75-77
Scope and Contents

Minute from [Admiral Sir Francis Bridgeman, 1st Sea Lord] to WSC, on coaling arrangements for the Navy during the threatened coal strike.

Dates: [1912]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Sep 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/142/35-40
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] to Samuel Hammersley supporting Mr Eastham's candidature for Stockport [Cheshire], responding to criticisms of the Government made by David Lloyd George over the Coal Subsidy, the construction of a naval base at Singapore and the arrangements for the settlement of the French war debt to Britain. Points to the resolutions of the Trade Union Congress as evidence that the parliamentary leaders of the Labour Party cannot control their extremist supporters and looks forward to...
Dates: 14 Sep 1925
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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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1942 - 30 Apr 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/67/3
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, April 1942.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff.Subjects covered by the minutes include: the Japanese threat to the Falkland Islands; discussion of operation "Ironclad" [code name for British occupation of Diego Suarez, Madagascar]; the British naval...
Dates: 01 Apr 1942 - 30 Apr 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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