Papers of John Harry Jones on the coal industry in Britain and overseas in the mid-1930s

Scope and Content

Mostly in connection with J.H. Jones, G. Cartwright and P.H. Guenault, The Coal-mining industry (1939), including some material issued by the Dominion Fuel Board, Canada, and papers by John Harrison and Francis William Gray

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.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of the School of Economic Studies through Prof. J.R. Crossley, December 1976


In English

Other Finding Aids

Contents listed in Handlist 101

Related Material

For other papers of Professor Jones see MSS 178, 272, and 497