Original manuscript and typescript copies of log books recording communications, events and actions taken by the National Coal Board following the Aberfan Tip slide on the morning of 21 Oct 1966 up until Jul 1967. The log books include original manuscript and typescript copies of communications at the Merthyr Vale Radio Control Centre (21 Oct 1966-23 Jul 1967); manuscript and typescript copies of log books from the National Coal Board, Area Control (21-25 Oct 1966; 31 Oct-3 Nov 1966); a typescript copy of a log kept at the Manager’s Clerk’s Office (21-28 Oct 1966); a typescript copy of a log kept at The Control Centre, Merthyr Vale Colliery (21 Oct-29 Dec 1966); two unidentified manuscript log books; and a file of unidentified manuscript log sheets. Also includes a transcript of a log book kept at Merthyr Vale Police Station (21-28 Oct 1966).
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- ReferenceGB 214 DNCB/4/1/14
- Dates of Creation1966-1967
- Physical Description18 volumes, 6 files