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Swansea University
1974 Miners' Strike Study (audio recordings)

Reference code(s): GB 0217 SWCC : AUD/Project/5

Held at: Swansea University

Title: 1974 Miners' Strike Study (audio recordings)

Short Title: 1974 Miners' Strike Study (audio recordings)

Creation date(s): 1974-1975

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 11 recordings

Name of creator(s):

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The 1974 Miners' Strike Study was created as an off-shoot of The First South Wales Coalfield Project 1972-1974 sponsored by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and carried out by the University of Wales Swansea. The study team set out to record the events as they were taking place and therefore the study is a unique account of the feelings of the miners themselves both during the strike and its aftermath.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Recorded interviews with members of various local strike committees, colliery workers and other individuals including members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the Colliery Officials and Staffs Association (COSA). Also included are BBC radio and television reports of the events. The recordings were made 1974-1975 but cover the period 1972-1975 in subject matter.

ACCESS AND USE

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Conditions governing access: Accessible to all researchers by appointment. Please note that some collections contain sensitive information and access may be restricted.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Coal miners | Wales, South
Coal mines and mining | Wales, South
Industrial relations | Wales, South
Oral history | Wales, South
Radio journalism | Great Britain
Strikes and lockouts | Coal mining | Wales, South
Television broadcasting of news | Great Britain

Personal names

Corporate names
Colliery Officials and Staffs Association
National Union of Mineworkers
Social Science Research Council (Great Britain)
University College of Swansea

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