Ref NoD1920/1/19/4
Former ReferenceA476/7
TitleRecords created or acquired by the Derbyshire Miners' Association between 1913 and 1945, and by the National Union of Mineworkers' (NUM) Derbyshire Area from 1945.
Date1916-1950
Extent1 box (3 bundles)
CreatorDerbyshire Miners' Association
National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Derbyshire Area
Description- Memorandum of Agreement made between representatives of collieries working seams other than Top Hard Seams and the Derbyshire Miners' Association. The agreement concerns the introduction of new basis rates for mechanics and surface workers. At the back of the agreement there are several signatures provided by both sets of representatives ('Owners' and 'Workmen') (May 1922) - 'National Union of Mineworkers: Discretionary Pension Scheme: Rules' (appears to have been put together by 'HS&B', perhaps an insurance firm; the publication is undated but it does refer to the National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Act 1965) - 'Mines Department Inquiry into the Causes and Circumstances of An Explosion at the Grassmoor Colliery, near Chesterfield, On Sunday, 19th November, 1933'. Four volumes; typescript of the first, second, third and fourth days' proceedings, which were held at the Stephenson Memorial Hall, Chesterfield. - Facsimiles of published miniture biographies of James Haslam, W.E. Harvey and Henry Jarvis. (Undated; the entries seem to suggest that all three were still active at the time of writing.) - Copies of reports from newspapers, from March 1911, concerning libel damages that W.E. Harvey, a senior Derbyshire Miners' Association official and Liberal-Labour MP for North-East Derbyshire, was ordered to pay; the action was brought by Mr C.C. Baggaley, headmaster of Dronfield Grammar School. - Printed copy of minutes of the NUM Nottingham Area Executive Committee meetings for 1978. - Trades Union Congree General Council, 'Mining Dispute National Strike: Supplementary Report of the General Council to the Conference of Executives of Affiliated Unions, 20th January, 1927'. This copy may have belonged to Frank Hall, a senior official of the Derbyshire Miners' Association, as his name is handwritten in the top right corner. - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Statement on the General Strike of May, 1926' (this report was prepared for the Federation's conference in January 1927). - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Terms of Settlement in the Districts 1926-27' (1927) - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings from 26th March, 1926, to 19th November, 1926 (covering whole period of) National Stoppage' (1927) - Report by a Court of Inquiry concerning the wages position in the coal mining industry (1924) . Three copies. - Mines Department, 'Retail Prices and Qualities of Household Coal' (1924) - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Terms of Settlement of Coal Dispute' (1921) - Trades Union Congress General Council, 'Mining Dispute National Strike: Report of the General Council to the Conference of Executives of Affiliated Unions, 25th June, 1926' - 'The Crisis of Trade Unionism' (1927; published by the National Minority Movement) - Derbyshire Miners' Association, 'Minimum Wage. Alteration of the Period for the Calculation of Earnings' (1914) - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Coal Mines Minimum Wage Act, 1912' - 'Miners' Diseases. Records of the Researches of Dr J. Court (of Staveley) into Miners' Nystagmus and Ankylostomiasis' (undated; late 19th/early 20th century) - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Terms of Settlement in the Districts 1926-27' (1927) - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Special Conference' (published proceedings of the conference held 10-13 November 1926) - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Special Conference held at the Westminster Palace Hotel, London, on Wednesday and Thursday, April 8th and 9th, 1914' - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Minutes of Proceedings of the Board of Conciliation' (1914) - Derbyshire Miners' Association, Address to Lodge Committees and Members regarding the Chesterfield Parliamentary Division - 'Agreement made between the Colliery Owners of the Derbyshire District (exclusive of South Derbyshire) and Representatives of the Workmen working at Collieries in the Debryshire District (exclusive of South Derbyshire)' (29 November 1926) - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Terms of Settlement in the Districts 1926-27' - Mines Department, 'Retail Prices and Qualities of Household Coal' (1924) - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, minutes of executive committee meetings held during the annual conference, 1924. Two copies. - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Special Conference of the English Conciliation Board Area' (1914) - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Coal Mining Organisation' (1915). Four copies. - Miners' Federation of Great Britain, 'Minimum Wage Act' (1914) - The Board of Conciliation for the Coal Trade of the Federated Districts, 'Agreement for Renewal of Board' (1915). 4 copies. - Unoffical Reform Committee, 'The Miners' Next Step. Being a Suggested Scheme for the Reorganisation of the Federation' (1912) - 'What the Coal Commission Proposes: A Summary of its Conclusions and Recommendations' (1926; published 'under the auspices' of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain; the Trades Union Congress General Council; The Labour Party National Executive; and the Executive Committee of the Parliamentary Labour Party) - 'The Communist Party on Trial: J.R. Campbell's Defence' (c. 1925; published by the Communist Party of Great Britain) - R.H. Tawney, 'The Nationalization of the Coal Industry' (c. 1919; published by The Labour Party) - Two copies of a notice entitled 'War Wage' issued by the Board of Trade (23 Oct 1917) - Industrial Review, 3 November 1877
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