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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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Speeches: speech notes., 03 May 1946 - 31 May 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/5A-B
Scope and Contents Newscutting reporting WSC's speech (3 May, Dorchester Hotel, London) at the Jubilee dinner celebrating 50 years of the Daily Mail, and reporting speeches delivered by 2nd Lord Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth] Chairman of the Daily Mail, 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken], 1st Lord Tedder and G Ward Price.Speech notes for WSC's speech of thanks (7 May) on receiving the freedom of Westminster entitled "The British Commonwealth" including: his standing for election in Westminster...
Dates: 03 May 1946 - 31 May 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Speech notes., 04 Oct 1946 - 28 Oct 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/9A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech of thanks (4 October 1946, Blackpool [Lancashire]) on receiving the freedom of Blackpool.Speech notes and galley proofs of WSC's speech (5 October 1946, Conservative Party conference, Blackpool) entitled "Every Dog His Day" on subjects including: criticism of the Labour government; the need for a concerted opposition to Communism; foreign policy; the deterioration of relations with the Soviet Union; post war reconstruction; the electoral system; taxation;...
Dates: 04 Oct 1946 - 28 Oct 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 14 Jun 1945 - 31 Mar 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/11A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes and Hansard report of WSC's speech (10 February 1947, House of Commons) on the coal crisis including: criticism of the policies of Emanuel Shinwell, Minister of Fuel and Power; the need to plan for winter and the inefficiencies of cutting the coal supply. Source material includes: notes from "N S" ["Jo" Sturdee, later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC]; notes on the increased numbers of civil servants; press cuttings on subjects including the challenge by Gwilym Lloyd George [later...
Dates: 14 Jun 1945 - 31 Mar 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 03 Jun 1947 - 16 Aug 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/13A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (3 June, House of Commons) on India and the transfer of power including: the need for agreement of all parties and the likelihood of unrest. Source material includes: a paper on government policy regarding Indian independence and partition. Published: Complete Speeches VII, pp 7499-500.Speech notes for WSC's speech (4 August, Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire) at the West Country Conservative Rally entitled "A Doctor's Mandate" including: criticism of the...
Dates: 03 Jun 1947 - 16 Aug 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., May 1945 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/15A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (5 November 1947, House of Commons) on Burma including: the agreement made in 1945; the need for development of a constitution in Burma; protection for the frontier tribes; criticism of the Labour government's proposed bill granting full independence; and the cases of U Aung Sang and U Saw. Source material includes: a copy of the bill granting independence to Burma; a statement of government policy on Burma (May 1945) and a Hansard copy of a debate on Burma...
Dates: May 1945 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 12 Nov 1948 - 11 Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/22A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (12 November 1948, Westminster Abbey) at the unveiling of a memorial to President Franklin Roosevelt in which WSC pays tribute to Roosevelt. Published: Complete Speeches VII, pp 7730-31.Speech notes for WSC's speech (16 November 1948, House of Commons) entitled "The Iron and Steel Bill" on the nationalisation of the steel industry including: the contrast between unemployment after World War I and full employment after World War II; a loan from the United States...
Dates: 12 Nov 1948 - 11 Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 04 Feb 1950 - 09 Feb 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/31A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's election address (4 February, Town Hall, Leeds [Yorkshire]) including: criticism of the Labour government's economic policy and manifesto; party politics and the numbers of candidates fielded by the Liberal Party; quotes by [Clement] Attlee [Prime Minister] on socialism; the rejection of socialism in Canada, Australia and New Zealand; nationalisation and its effect on the coal industry; the planned nationalisation of the steel industry; the continuation of rationing;...
Dates: 04 Feb 1950 - 09 Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1984-04 - 1984-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/14
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: pit closures; the European elections.

Dates: 1984-04 - 1984-06
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1984-07 - 1984-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/15
Scope and Contents

Includes NK’s speech from the Trades Union Congress conference, Sept 84. Other subjects include: the coal industry and the miners’ strike; trade unionism; European policy.

Dates: 1984-07 - 1984-09
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1987-06 - 1987-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/35
Scope and Contents

Includes: speech for the G7 Summit, Venice [Italy], June 1987; speeches for the Scottish, Yorkshire and Durham Miners’ galas; speech for the Transport and General Workers’ Union (TGWU) conference (see also KNNK 26/2/50); speech to the Parliamentary party; speech to the National Union of Railwaymen (NUR); Party Conference speech; speech to the British Institute of Management on the need to develop manufacturing industry.
Other subjects include: lessons from the General Election.

Dates: 1987-06 - 1987-12
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1989-01 - 1989-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/39
Scope and Contents Includes: text of an article by NK for the Irish Labour Party; on the European economy; tribute to Bernt Carlsson; speech for the anniversary of trade unions being banned at GCHQ; speech to the Scottish Trades Union Congress Poll Tax lobby; speech on the Coalfields Communities campaign; speech to a Labour Youth Conference; speech to the Confederation of European Socialist Parties, supporting the adoption of the European Socialist Manifesto; speech at the Pontypridd by-election rally [Wales];...
Dates: 1989-01 - 1989-02
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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"The Coal Dispute", 15 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/96/53-54
Scope and Contents

Draft statement to be made by the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin] when announcing the decision of the government to legislate on Miners' Hours, covering miners hours and wages. Typescript marked "secret".

Dates: 15 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Union of Democratic Mineworkers (UDM), 1986-02 - 1986-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/1/12
Scope and Contents Correspondence and cuttings on Nottingham and the union, including: letter from John Concannon on Nottinghamshire miners’ being removed from local Labour Party committees as the UDM was not affiliated to the Party; text of an address by Arthur Scargill, President of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), at their annual conference; issues of the Nottinghamshire Miner newsletter; copies of correspondence between Scargill and the Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International...
Dates: 1986-02 - 1986-12
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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(Untitled), 27 May 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/133/53-54
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Letter from Sir John Lister Kaye (Guards Club, Brook Street, London) to WSC approving his letter to the "Weekly Despatch" on the need for Liberals and Conservatives to unite against Socialism and stressing the need to prevent the nationalisation of the coal industry and the introduction of a large publicly funded housebuilding programme.

Dates: 27 May 1924
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), 13 Apr 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/114/146
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Letter from [WSC] to Sir Sydney Chapman (Board of Trade) asking if it is true that France is obtaining large quantities of coal from Germany for nothing and then exporting it to neutral countries at prices fatal to Britain's coal export trade. Typescript copy.

Dates: 13 Apr 1921
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), 14 Apr 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/114/148
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Sydney Chapman (Board of Trade) to WSC explaining that the fall in the prices of exported British coal is due to the coal strike and the consequent large increase in the imports of coal from the United States into France and elsewhere rather than the movement of coal from Germany under the reparation agreements.

Dates: 14 Apr 1921
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), 30 May 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/115/33-36
Scope and Contents Letter from the Maharajah of Alwar (Alwar, Rajputana, [India]) on: the falseness of the rumour that WSC had been offered the viceroyalty of India and had refused it; whether a monarchical or democratic system is to be established in Mesopotamia; the Maharajah's belief in the good effects of a visit to India by the Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII]; the charming personality of Lord Reading [earlier Sir Rufus Isaacs]; the forthcoming Imperial Conference; David Lloyd George's firmness in...
Dates: 30 May 1921
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), 16 Jul 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/115/120-121
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Letter from [WSC] to the Maharaja of Alwar [India] on: the imminent acceptance by the people in Mesopotamia of Emir Feisal; the efforts to secure a better recognition of the status of Indians in the British colonies and the particular difficulties this poses in South Africa; the defeat of the miners in the coal strike and the improving economic prospects for Britain; the good qualities of the Viceroy of India [Lord Reading, earlier Sir Rufus Isaacs]. Typescript copy.

Dates: 16 Jul 1921
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), 26 Aug 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/110/157-163
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] to David Lloyd George on: Lloyd George's firm message about the Lord Mayor of Cork [Terence McSwiney, then in gaol]; the means by which Lloyd George might better communicate his views from Lucerne [Switzerland]; Lloyd George's ultimatum to the Bolsheviks over Poland and the changed situation following the battle of Warsaw; the need to expel Lev Kamenev and Leonid Krassin from Britain and to publish the telegrams exposing their treacherous conduct; the impossibility of...
Dates: 26 Aug 1920
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), 03 Nov [1920]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/111/50-51
Scope and Contents

Letter from Neston Diggle [naval attache] (British Embassy, Rome, [Italy]) to WSC asking him to support his claims to be promoted to captain, expressing relief at the end of the coal strike in Britain, in which the Italians and Balkan peoples have taken a great interest, and reporting that extremists have been defeated in municipal elections in Rome and Belgrade [Yugoslavia].

Dates: 03 Nov [1920]
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), 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/112/68-134
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Notes by Lord Weir [earlier Sir William Weir] on the need for the Government to formulate a constructive industrial policy in order to reduce the influence of extremists over more moderate workers and trade unionists. Written at the request of Andrew Bonar Law and WSC. Appendices include two printed letters to the Times on the threatened coal strike and the attempts of trade unions to bring about the complete break-down of the current industrial system.

Dates: 1920
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), [1920]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/112/136
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"Perils of coal nationalisation". Pamphlet issued by the Employers' Press Department.

Dates: [1920]
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), 21 Apr 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/5/9-14
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Memorandum by the Mining Association of Great Britain, opposing the Trades Disputes Bill [printed, 2 copies].

Dates: 21 Apr 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Oct 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/33/6-7
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Letter from Ernest Beckett, later Lord Grimthorpe to WSC, on Lancashire collieries.

Dates: 27 Oct 1902
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Jul 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/158/86
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Letter from WSC to H A Gwynne asserting that there is a large surplus capacity of coal to be absorbed before the existing unemployed miners could be re-engaged. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 21 Jul 1928
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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