Records relating to correspondence courses at the Universal Mining School, Derby and Aberdare Mining School including circular, handbill and folder containing Leyshon G. Howell's notes and specimen answers; 'Mining' (periodical) 1894; Abergorky price-lists 1912 and 1921.
Leyshon G. Howells (Treherbert)
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- ReferenceGB 217 SWCC : MNB/PP/35
- Dates of Creation1894-1921
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 envelope and 1 outsize folder
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Administrative / Biographical History
Leyshon G. Howells was a student of the Universal Mining School, Derby. The school was conducted by T.A. Southern, who had previously been Her Majesty's Inspector of Mines. The school offered instruction by correspondence for colliery officials and miners, with courses adapted to suit individuals' needs and experience. Students could work at their own pace, taking as long as they liked over lessons.
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