Papers re the coal crisis of 1925, the General Strike of 1926, and subsequent inquiries and recriminations. Reports, both published and private, issued by TUCGC, Miners' Federation of Great Britain and TGWU on conferences, meetings and correspondence exchanged; minutes of and Bevin's notes on meetings; Bevin's correspondence, including TUC and TGWU memoranda and some copies of other correspondence supplied to him; press-cuttings; TGWU agreements; correspondence with employers. The papers deal particularly with: Bevin's role in the organisation and administration of the strike; his role in its termination: the safeguarding of TGWU agreements with employers in the aftermath of the strike.
1-11 contain documents in an archival order.
12 contains papers which could not be assigned a place in this order.
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