Notes on mining and the coal industry in the 1930s, by John Harry Jones

Scope and Content

Comprises drafts of several publications on coal mining and correspondence concerning those publications dated between 1930 and 1936, together with an offprint.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Harry Jones was Professor of Economics at Leeds 1919-1946. He was born in Wales and graduated at Cardiff in 1903. After further study at Leipzig and Berlin he lectured at Liverpool and Glasgow before coming to Leeds. During the First World War he served in the Ministries of Munitions and of Labour. Later he served on a number of Royal Commissions and Boards, notably the Nova Scotia Royal Commission of Economic Enquiry in 1934.

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In English.