Epithelioma and non-cancerous oils

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers on research into epithelioma and the development of non-carcinogenic oils for lubricating the mules. The correspondents include the Manchester Committee on Cancer, employers' associations, oil companies and the Factory Inspectorate. The file includes various cuttings, memoranda and reports relating to the issue, including the reports to the departmental committees of the Home Office into mule spinners' cancer (1926 and 1932).

Related Material

See also ACS/6/7/4 and ACS/6/7/6.