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Coal mining bibliography

The 'Coal mining bibliography' (PDF format) provides useful links and a select list of publications available in the British Library, relating to mining.

This bibliography is an introductory guide to some of the material available to researchers via the British Library's print, microfilm and electronic resources.  It also provides links to UK-based research centres, collections and archives.

Subjects covered include:

  • coal industry management and finance
  • trade union activity
  • women and children in mining communities
  • health & safety
  • the Bevin boys of World War Two
  • colliery closures. 

Further information

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