Resource Guides

The Resource Guides are intended to help people in their research in a variety of ways Рlisting useful secondary sources Рarticles, books, theses, government reports; suggesting appropriate primary publications for particular topics; explaining how to use some key resources; and so on. They are mainly concerned with the NEIMME Library’s collection, but should be of wider use.

Articles on mining history from mining and history journals
Family history – mining
Government and mining – legislation, inspection, enquiries
History of mining in the UK – some useful books
Individual mines
Miners housing
Mines Inspectors reports
Mining accidents and safety
Mining history theses
Mining poems and songs
Mining and mineral statistics
Safety lamps


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