Coal Industry Press Digests

Scope and Content

Daily press digests compiled by the Monmouthshire and South Wales Coal Owners' Association covering the period immediately before the nationalisation of the coal industry in 1947. Covers regional, national and international news stories related to the coal industry.

Related Material

Related material held at Glamorgan Archives. Further press digests relating to the coal industry (1947-1958) are held at DNCB/11/5. Newspaper cutting volumes relating to the coal industry are held at DNCB/15/6. British Coal press summaries (1988-1991) are held at DNCB/5/4/1/7. Newspaper cuttings and press releases concerning the Aberfan disaster are held at DNCB/4/1/12.