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Mining

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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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 minerals, 1949-07 - 1953-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/115
Scope and Contents Includes: a paper on lead-zinc mining; report of the Ministry of Fuel and Power mineral development committee; drafts of a paper by LSA on Britain's neglected mineral wealth, with correspondence with individuals including Sir William Larke, Sir [James] Arthur Salter, Minister of Materials and Philip Cunliffe-Lister, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster [earlier Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton]; paper by Alexander Fleck [Deputy Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries Limited] on...
Dates: 1949-07 - 1953-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Ashanti Goldfields, 1938 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 3/1
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to ELS's chairmanship (and later life presidency) of Ashanti Goldfields Corporation Limited, Gold Coast [later Ghana], and its allied companies, including the gold-mining Bibiani (1927) Limited, the Ashanti-Obuasi Trading Company and the West African Finance Corporation. Includes papers on the economic and political situation in Ghana.

Dates: 1938 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Coal, 1951-05-29

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/233
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1951-05-29
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Coal Strike, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 3/8/1
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1972
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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Diary of visit to South Africa, 1952-12 - 1953-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 4/1/7
Scope and Contents

Manuscript and typescript copy of JA's diary, including visiting Uganda and various mines in South Africa, Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe] and the Congo, and meetings with the Oppenheimers and political leaders. Includes photographs of the Owen Falls hydro-electric plant, Uganda.

Dates: 1952-12 - 1953-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Harold Amery: photographs, 1898-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/4/5
Scope and Contents

Photographs of: Perak, Malaya [later Malaysia], including work at a hydraulic tin mine at Chenderiang and various rural and social scenes; local people and scenes in Khartoum [Sudan], particularly local women, horses, camel racing, prison gangs, native troops and local sheikhs; popular views of Italian cities and works of art; scenes from Oxford.

Dates: 1898-01 - 1909-02
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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Journal, 1947-01 - 1947-03-18

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/48
Scope and Contents

Journal of ELS's visit to South Africa and the mines of the Ashanti Goldfields Corporation Limited, Gold Coast [later Ghana].

Dates: 1947-01 - 1947-03-18
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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Letter book A, 1674 - 1719

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/33
Scope and Contents Accounts and other records of a Derbyshire lead-mining concern, March 1674 - January 1688 (4v-97r, 216r-221r, 225v-236v), written in Steven Flamsteed's hand, and featuring his signature and that of Cornelius Vermuyden. The book was used subsequently by John Flamsteed for copies, written in various hands, of letters dating from 10 July 1688 onwards, chiefly January 1698 - 25 April 1719. There are notes about negotiations over the publication of Flamsteed's works (passim between 121r and 132r,...
Dates: 1674 - 1719
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Liberties and customs of the mines

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/300
Scope and Contents

An undated fair copy of the medieval privileges, laws and customs bestowed upon miners by Edward I.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Miners' strike, 1974 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2
Scope and Contents Includes: background papers; meetings, negotiations and correspondence with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the National Coal Board (NCB), particularly with Arthur Scargill, President of the NUM, and Ian MacGregor, Chairman of NCB; speeches, statements and press releases from both sides of the dispute and the Labour Party; papers relating to the effect of the strike in Wales, particularly in NK's Islwyn constituency, the Llanwern Steelworks, and on the closure of St John's...
Dates: 1974 - 1990
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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Mining, 1970 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 3/3/35
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Files on subjects from 'C' to 'W'.

Dates: 1970 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Mining, 1945 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/232
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1945 - 1985
 Fonds

Miscellaneous Notes, c 1670-c 1680

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3974
Scope and Contents

On gems and other subjects.

Dates: c 1670-c 1680
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
 Series

Notes of some mines in Derbyshire and Cardiganshire, c 1665-c 1672

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3958.1: 25-29
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: c 1665-c 1672
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
 Series

Scheme of Observations Recommended to a Traveller, c 1665-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4005.10: 51-52
Scope and Contents

Under the subject headings: astronomy, geography, navigation, mechanics and minerology.

Dates: c 1665-c 1727
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Spares of Speeches, 1985-01 - 1985-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/17
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: the Anglo-Irish Agreement, calling for Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, to counter the influence of the United States on Ulster, preserving the Union, assistance for the IRA and Ulster's parity of status with Britain; the Channel Tunnel; ethnic minorities; Christianity and science, studying the Gospels and resurrection; legal reform; the influence of the United States in British policy, particularly the economy, Europe, NATO and...
Dates: 1985-01 - 1985-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1983-01 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/16
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: the uses of education; ending direct rule in Ulster, the Anglo-Irish Council, the past attitudes of the British Government to Ulster, interventions by the United States and representation for Ulster in Parliament; the results of past immigration policy; NATO defence policy; international exchange rates, the floating pound, the international monetary system and international monetary fund; British membership of the European Economic...
Dates: 1983-01 - 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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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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