Catalogue description Board of Trade and Successors: Coal Division: Production: Correspondence and Papers

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Details of POWE 22
Reference: POWE 22
Title: Board of Trade and Successors: Coal Division: Production: Correspondence and Papers
Description:

Includes files concerned with administration and legislation, coal and mineral rights, finance, other fuels, labour relations, mechanization, metalliferous mining subsidence, drainage schemes and sterilization. These are records of the Board of Trade Coal Mines Department until 1920, then of the Mines Department until 1942, and thereafter of the Ministry of Fuel and Power. Also contains a few records of the petroleum departments.

Date: 1913-1968
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Board of Trade, 1786-1970

Mines Department, 1920-1942

Ministry of Fuel and Power, Coal Division, 1942-1957

Ministry of Power, Coal Division, 1957-1969

Physical description: 264 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure
Publication note:

Papers referred to in the following official histories will be found in POWE 17, POWE 18, POWE 19, POWE 20, POWE 21, POWE 22:Prof. W.H.B. Court, A History of Coal (HMSO, 1951)C.I. Savage, A History of Inland Transport (H.M.S.O.1957)

Unpublished finding aids:

A History of the Gas Industry (Unpublished) (Cabinet Office ref: CAB/HIST/G/1/1/2)

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