Staff and Social

Scope and Content

Individual portraits of staff, staff at work/in a work environment (including workers on the colliery surface, administration, canteen, workshops and laboratories), groups of staff (including formal portraits and staff at meetings), Ystrad Mynach Mining Society, visits by NCB officials or students to collieries (also includes an image of the Queen visiting an unidentified hospital), retirement parties, proposed uniforms for nurses, training events, competitions (including competitions in first aid, firefighting, safety and inventions), sports and local events (including Pontycymmer Carnival).

Arrangement

This is an artificially collated series of previously unreferenced negatives in the National Coal Board collection.