Series A3. - Pitwood Department,

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Pitwood Department,


  • 1934-1946. (Creation)

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135 folders, 1 volume, 1 folio.

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Files created by the Pitwood Department relating to the supply and transportation of pitwood for use in Welsh collieries. Material comprises mainly correspondence, written between the Coal Owners Association and the Forestry Commission, the Cardiff and Bristol Channel Pitwood Importers Association, the Great Western Railway Co., the Ministry of Supply, and the Mining Association of Great Britain Timber Advisory.

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Preferred citation: A3.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: A3.