The archive collection consists of thirty-six boxes of material including mining disaster ephemera, NUM branch records, personal memorabilia, photographs, minutes, reports, leaflets, correspondence, poems, certificates, pay tickets, slides, remembrance cards, memoirs, rule books, posters, newspaper cuttings, 7" record, college notes, drawings and maps relating to coal mining within the Lancashire region.
The archive reflects donations by individual members of the public who used to work in the mines or had relatives employed in the coal mining industry. The archive also includes some administrative records of the Lancashire Coal Mining Museum at Buile Hill.
13.4 linear metres
- Coal Mining
- Access is given in accordance with the Science and Industry Museum's access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through the museum's Research Centre.
- System of Arrangement: