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Philip Weekes Papers,
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Accumulated reference material,

Material relating to the coal industry, mining and South Wales, 1934-2003, which was either sent to, or acquired by, Philip Weekes and which was retained by him presumably for reference purposes, consisting of copies of writings and essays, [c. 19...

Addresses and articles,

Copies of addresses and articles written by Philip Weekes, Feb. 1954-Oct. 1992, mainly in published form but with some handwritten and typescript drafts, including a copy of a paper entitled 'Meeting the Challenge through Longwall Retreating&...

Articles and lectures,

Copies of various articles and lectures acquired by, or sent to, Philip Weekes, Jan. 1934-Aug. 2000, mainly published and generally in printed or photocopied form, together with some covering letters, including a copy of 'A Proposed Drainage ...

Assorted press cuttings,

Cuttings from newspapers and magazines, [1957]-2002, taken from both the national and local press, many in photocopied form, and which often quote Philip Weekes, consisting of general news cuttings, covering various aspects of the coal industry, [...

Bargain and Sale,

A Bargain and Sale, 25 May 1860, between George Robson and Robert Evans, of an undivided moiety of a certain leasehold of collieries, mines, etc. of coal, known by the name of Rock Vawr [Rock Fawr], and the double coal, and other minerals, situate...

Broadcasting Council for Wales,

Typescript and manuscript letters received by Philip Weekes, Jan. 1976-Dec. 1982, particularly from Owen Edwards, the BBC's Controller for Wales (7), together with a number of carbon copies of replies sent. Also included are a copy of minutes...

Edwards, Owen, 1933-2010

Coal industry,

Miscellaneous papers accumulated by Philip Weekes relating to the coal industry in south Wales, including a few letters relating to his studies at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire and the Universal Mining School at Cardiff, ...

Collected historical documents,

A number of historical documents, 1849-1980, acquired by Philip Weekes relating to mining and the South Wales Coalfield, consisting of a single title deed, 1860; several printed documents, 1885-1980; and some copy documents, [?1970x?1999], the ori...

College notebooks,

Five notebooks (and some loose notes) containing notes taken by Philip Weekes while a student at the Mining Department of University College, Cardiff, during the years of World War Two. They include notes on mine ventilation and mining, coal produ...

Conference papers,

Papers relating to a number of conferences apparently attended by Philip Weekes, 1987-Dec. 1997, in printed and typescript form.

Copy documents,

Copies of printed and typescript documents, Nov. 1849-Jan. 1976, acquired by Philip Weekes and relating to South Wales and mining, including a transcript of a 'Report of Dyffryn and New Duffryn Collieries, November, 1849'; and photocopie...

Correspondence and papers,

Relating mainly to Philip Weekes's employment by the National Coal Board, including details of his salary and conditions of work in the various positions held, copies of references, and details of interviews.

Correspondence,

Relating to Philip Weekes's work for the National Coal Board, concerning mainly professional and technical matters.

Correspondence,

Relating to Philip Weekes's part-time membership of the National Coal Board in 1977-78. Includes two letters from Tony Benn as Secretary of State for Energy, a letter from Dai Francis, and a copy of a letter from Sir Derek Ezra.

Cuttings of Prince Charles' visit,

Newspaper cuttings, May 1974, concerning the visit of HRH The Prince of Wales to St John's Colliery at Maesteg on 24 May 1974. Mainly consisting of cuttings giving a brief account of the Prince's visit as reported in both the national an...

Cuttings on the Aberfan disaster,

The file comprises various newspaper and magazine cuttings, [Oct.] 1966-Dec. 1967, some in photocopied form, concerning the disaster at Aberfan on 21 October 1966, including cuttings regarding the subsequent public inquiry at Merthyr Tydfil, as re...

Desk diary,

Contains entries for some days comprising detailed observations and comments on the course of Welsh and British political and industrial life, especially relating to the problems besetting the coal industry. Many of the observations concern the Na...

Diaries,

Comprises a desk diary for 1979 kept intermittently by Philip Weekes with full details of his professional activities and engagements, mainly in the service of the National Coal Board. A few of the pages have been ripped out of the diary. There is...

Exercise book and notebooks,

An exercise book (33 ff. of text), 1940, entitled 'Sinking' and marked 'Mining Department Cardiff University', containing extensive handwritten notes and sketches, presumably made during Philip Weekes' undergraduate course...

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