Material connected with the Yorkshire coal-mining area

Scope and Content

Contains: (1) Survey of sections of strata in Yorkshire collieries, made ca.1913; (2) University of Sheffield, Department of Mining: Research on the geological characteristics of Yorkshire coal seams. Completed questionnaires from collieries, 1957; (3) Royal Commission on Safety in Coal Mines, 1936: Evidence, memoranda, correspondence, etc., mainly from the Yorkshire branch of the National Association of Colliery Managers; (4) Report on a fire at Creswell mine, with preparatory notes, 1951; (5) Papers, lectures, etc., on Yorkshire mines, ca.1961

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of this collection of material is unknown

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of the Midland Institute of Mining, Civil, and Mechanical Engineers, 1968


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