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Glamorgan Archives
National Coal Board : Industrial Records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DNCB/18

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: National Coal Board : Industrial Records

Short Title: National Coal Board : Industrial Records

Creation date(s): 1928-1938

Level of description: Sub-fonds

Extent: 7 papers & 6 files

Name of creator(s): Coal Mines National Industrial Board; South Wales Coal Marketing Association; Evans and Bevan Ltd.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: When the coal industry was nationalised in 1947, the National Coal Board recieved records derived from many industrial bodies, including the Coal Mines National Industrial Board; South Wales Coal Marketing Association; and Evans and Bevan Ltd. These records include agreements relating to wages and prices as reached at various mines.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the National Coal Board, Industrial Records, 1928-1938, includes: Coal Mines National Industrial Board, reports - stenciled copies: (i) dispute (no.6) in South Wales District, 29 Dec, 1930 (ii) dispute (no.10) in South Wales District, 2 August 1934; Printed coal price lists: (i) Watts, Watts & Co. Ltd (Hook Pembrokeshire Anthracite), October 1938 (ii) Evans & Bevan Ltd. (Seven Sisters, Onllwyn, Brynteg, Dillwyn), September 1937 (iii) Evans & Bevan Ltd. (Seven Sisters, Onllwyn, Brynteg, Dillwyn), June 1938 (iv) Ingram (Swansea) Ltd., ("Emlyn" and "Kingsbridge"), October 1938 (v) Amalgamated Anthracite Collieries Ltd., September 1937 (vi) Amalgamated Anthracite Collieries Ltd., October 1938 (vii) E.W. Cook & Co. Ltd., Swansea ("Tareni"), October 1938; The South Wales Coal Marketing Association. stencilled schedules of minimum prices (f.o.b. and inland), 22 October 1928; Evans and Bevan Ltd. - Anthracite and Dry Steam Coal Arrangements. List of minimum f.o.r. prices for anthracite nuts, as and from 1 september 1937.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: 18/1/i-ii, Coal Mines National Industrial Board, reports - stenciled copies; 18/2/i-vii, Printed coal price lists; 18/3/i-iii, The South Wales Coal Marketing Association; 18/4/i, Evans and Bevan Ltd. - Anthracite and Dry Steam Coal Arrangements.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Physical characteristics: Good to fair condition

Finding aids: A handlist is available at the Glamorgan Record Office.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the National Coal Board on 8 October 1958 (accession number 1218).

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Related units of description held at the Glamorgan Record Office: DNCB/, records of the National Coal Board.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for the National Coal Board, Industrial Records; Welsh Coal Mines website (www.welshcoalmines.co.uk/index.html), viewed 24 February 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Coal mines and mining | Labour productivity | Wales, South
Coal mines and mining | Prices | Wales, South
Coal trade | Wales | Glamorgan
Employers' associations | Wales
Wages | Coal miners

Personal names

Corporate names
Amalgamated Anthracite Collieries Ltd
Coal Mines National Industrial Board
Evans & Bevan
Great Britain | National Coal Board
South Wales Coal Marketing Association

Places
Neath Port Talbot (Wales)
Pembrokeshire (Wales)
Rhondda Cynon Taff (Wales)

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