Radio Recordings relating to the South Wales Coalfield

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 217 SWCC : AUD/Project/15
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      24 recordings

Scope and Content

Radio recordings including BBC documentary on Lewis Jones 1977;interview of Dai Francis 1976; BBC recording Father and Son on the lives of Dai and Hywel Francis 1960-1980; Interview of Mair Lewis, sister of Alun Lewis, poet 1964-1974; BBC documentary on the 1926 General Strike, 1965-1979 (c); interview of Lance Rogers,1972-1979 (c); Interview of Sir Archie Lush 1972; BBC recording May Among The Mountains about the history of the South Wales Miners'Federation 1973; recorded memoirs of Jim Brewer 1972-1979; recorded memoirs of Leo Price 1972-1979; recorded memoirs of Lilian May Price 1972-1979; recorded memoirs of Mrs Rita Rees 1972-1979; recorded memoirs of Tom Jones 1972-1979; Y Streic Fawr - recording made for the BBC Radio Cymru Llwyfan programme concerning the 1926 General Strike 1976; recorded memoirs of Morian Morgan undated (?1960s 0r 1970s) ; recorded memoirs of Maria Fernandez undated (?1960s or 1970s) ; recorded memoirs of Alun Menai Williams undated (?1960s 0r 1970s) ; recorded memoirs of Mrs Olive Wilson undated (?1960s or 1970s) ; recorded memoirs of Paula and Maria (surnames unknown) undated (?1960s or 1970s) ; BBC recording of discussion programme involving Dai Francis and sixth form pupils 1976 (c); recording by the German Democratic Republic in German concerning the Welsh coalfield undated (?1960s or 1970s) ; Polish Radio External Services Broadcast marking the 30th anniversary of the First World Trades Unions Congress1975; Rhyfel yn Sbaen - recording presented by the BBC Radio Cymru programme Manylu 1986; and recording of radio programmes concerning the Miners' Dispute 1983, 1983.

Administrative / Biographical History

The collection consists of a variety of radio recordings concerned with the South Wales Coalfield.

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