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Coal mining

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 308 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: papers 360 - 379., 21 Jun 1926 - 09 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/103
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Cecil [of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil], Chancellor of the Duchy ofLancaster, on compulsory arbitration in international disputes; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on the Police (Appeals) Bill, and poor relief for miners' dependants; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on loans for poor relief in areas affected by the miners' strike; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; Sir...
Dates: 21 Jun 1926 - 09 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 380 - 399., 28 May 1926 - 23 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/104
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: John Pratt, Foreign Office, on British policy in China; William Strang [1st Secretary, Foreign Office] on the anti-British boycott in Canton [later Guangzhou, China]; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the Irish Free State's application for a light tank; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; a copy of the proposed terms of settlement for the coal dispute; 1st Lord Balfour, Lord President...
Dates: 28 May 1926 - 23 Nov 1926
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: papers 400 - 415., 30 Nov 1928 - 02 Jan 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/210
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 coal amalgamations, the British industries fair and the trade outlook and economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; [1st] Lord Peel, Secretary of State for India, on the Indian statutory commission and a rebellion in East Afghanistan; Leo Amery, Secretary of...
Dates: 30 Nov 1928 - 02 Jan 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 400 - 428., 30 Mar 1926 - 29 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/105
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury], on the possible reduction of the British Army of Occupation in the Rhineland [Germany]; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; extracts from the draft minutes of the Committee of Imperial Defence on South West Arabia and Egypt; draft instructions to Miles Lampson [later 1st Lord Killearn], British Minister-designate at Peking [later Beijing, China]; 1st Lord...
Dates: 30 Mar 1926 - 29 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 485 - 519., 07 Sep 1925 - 09 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/46
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 subjects including paper duty; reports of Safeguarding of Industries committees on various industries; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; the conclusions of the Standing Committee of Civil Research on the iron and steel industry; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies; a Colonial Office...
Dates: 07 Sep 1925 - 09 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers and correspondence., 09 May 1921 - 03 Aug 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston [Foreign Secretary] on WSC's interference in Egyptian affairs (4); Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet] (3); Sir Eric Geddes [Minister of Transport] on the use of coal surpluses for private and public purposes (2); William Bridgeman [Secretary of Mines] on coal surpluses (2); David Lloyd George [the Prime Minister] on WSC's interference in foreign affairs, on an alliance with France and on negotiations with Japan and the United...
Dates: 09 May 1921 - 03 Aug 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers., 02 Feb 1911 - 31 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/26
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers on various subjects including: the deposition given by the Sultan of Zanzibar [Tanzania]; an "all British" route between the United Kingdom and Canada; legal precedents relating to the King appearing in court as a witness [relating to a libel case involving King George V]; the mental infirmity bill; report on national expenditure; the treatment of the feeble minded; labour exchanges and the Dominions; unemployment insurance; a new Science Museum in South Kensington [London];...
Dates: 02 Feb 1911 - 31 Aug 1911
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: Cabinet: Unemployment Committee: papers 741 - 754., 15 Apr 1925 - 25 Jun 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/72
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on unemployment, including: 1st Lord Aberconway [earlier Charles M'Laren] on extending the Trade Facilities Acts; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subsidies to reduce unemployment; Mines Department memoranda on subsidised employment in the coal industry; a Ministry of Labour memorandum on unemployment relief in Germany; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of...
Dates: 15 Apr 1925 - 25 Jun 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Unemployment Policy Committee: Conclusions., 10 Jul 1928 - 18 Jul 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/215
Scope and Contents Includes committee minutes of statements made by: WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health; and Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour. Measures discussed include: the reduction of...
Dates: 10 Jul 1928 - 18 Jul 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Unemployment Policy Committee: correspondence and memoranda., 07 Jul 1928 - 20 Jul 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/218
Scope and Contents Includes notes and correspondence by individuals including: Sir Richard Hopkins, Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury, on overseas settlement, the industrial transference board, forest holdings for miners and amalgamation of industries (5); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to WSC] on subjects including the selection of the committee (5); Sir Josiah Stamp (2); WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Alfred Faulkner, Under-Secretary for Mines and Petroleum, on employment; and...
Dates: 07 Jul 1928 - 20 Jul 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Home Office: Newport Strike: South Wales Riots. Correspondence and papers., 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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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Official: Munitions., Mar 1917 - 31 Dec 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/106
Scope and Contents L (Labour) Various papers including voluntary registration of men between the ages of 18 and 61 under the National Service Scheme; papers on coal strike at Ebbw Vale, South Wales; correspondence with Sir Stephenson Kent, particularly on the recruitment of munitions workers for the Army; minutes of meeting of the Psychological Committee on causes of national unrest; papers on agreement between the Minister of Munitions and the Executive Council of the Cumberland Iron-Ore Miners and Kindred...
Dates: Mar 1917 - 31 Dec 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: coal industry: communications and papers., 21 Aug 1925 - 22 Apr 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/24
Scope and Contents Includes letters, notes and minutes by: Patrick Duff [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Ernest Gowers [Permanent Under-Secretary for Mines] (5); Norman Holden; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer].Also includes press comments on the Coal Commission; note by Treasury reporters of a conference between the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin] and representatives of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain; notes...
Dates: 21 Aug 1925 - 22 Apr 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: copy of Board of Trade statistical abstract for the United Kingdom for each of the fifteen years from 1913 to 1927., Jan 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/107
Scope and Contents

Includes statistics on population, social, civil and industrial conditions, defence, finance, agriculture and fisheries, mining and metals, transport and communications, trade and commerce.

Dates: Jan 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Morrison, Secretary of the London Labour Party, on unemployment; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] on disarmament; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; 1st Lord Weir (3) including one on industrial relief; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; Francis Curzon [later 5th Lord Howe] on naval officers' marriage allowance; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (2)...
Dates: 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925
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 and papers on rating relief proposals., 30 Apr 1928 - 31 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/90
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (3); Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (3); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); Sir George Courthope MP (2); William John MP; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; Graham Vincent [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (2); James...
Dates: 30 Apr 1928 - 31 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 21 May 1928 - 14 Jun 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/91
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Percy Thompson [Deputy Chairman, Board of Inland Revenue]; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); William John MP; Alfred Faulkner [Under-Secretary for Mines and Petroleum] (2); Lord Mayor of Newcastle [Stephen Easten]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (2); Cyril Hurcomb [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport]; Roland Nugent, Director of...
Dates: 21 May 1928 - 14 Jun 1928
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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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC (carbon copies)., 10 Jan 1926 - 21 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/29
Scope and Contents Recipients include: President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (3); F Stanley Jackson [Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Party]; Count Guiseppe Volpi [Italian Minister of Finance] (2); Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport] (2); Sir Robert Horne [later 1st Lord Slamannan]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (4); Sir James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister...
Dates: 10 Jan 1926 - 21 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: rail freight charges., 12 Jun 1925 - 20 Jul 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/18
Scope and Contents

Includes papers sent by Lord Churchill [Chairman, Great Western Railway]: a memorandum by Felix Pole [General Manager, Great Western Railway] on the costs of transporting coal and railwaymen's wages; a speech given by Lord Churchill on 23 January 1925; pie-charts on the cost of Welsh coal; graphs on the cost of transporting various commodities by rail.

Dates: 12 Jun 1925 - 20 Jul 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various memoranda on trade and finance., 17 Jun 1927 - 23 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/70
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda on: unemployment and the state of the coal mining industry by ?Ernest Gowers [Permanent Under-Secretary for Mines]; import prohibition and legislation by Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury] and Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; notes of a meeting between Treasury officials and various bankers on agricultural credit, and between employers and the TUC General Council (with a cutting from the Daily Herald).Also includes notes by...
Dates: 17 Jun 1927 - 23 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 27 Mar 1928 - 24 Apr 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/89
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education] (2); Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; officials of the National Chamber of Trade, including James Clark and Sir William Perring; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; the Secretary of State for the Dominions, Leo Amery; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (5); Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier...
Dates: 27 Mar 1928 - 24 Apr 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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