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Barnsley College of Technology Archive
This archive contains material relating to Barnsley Mining and Technical College, later the Barnsley College of Technology. In addition to a set of prospectuses covering the years around the 1950s, it also contains supplementary material, including officially published reports on the mining sector, training materials, a sector journal, and some sales material relating to mining equipment. It also contains a 2005 era graduation photograph from when the college became affiliated with Huddersfield as University College Barnsley.
  • BCT/1

    Prospectuses Item

    1948-1967
    This series contains 8 prospectuses from the college between 1948 and 1967. Some are annotated by staff with additional information and guidance. Specifically it includes prospectuses for the following years:

    1 Barnsley Mining and Technical College Prospectus for Session 1948-1949
    2 Barnsley Mining and Technical College Prospectus Session 1951-52
    3 Barnsley College of Technology Prospectus for Session 1958-59
    4 Barnsley College of Technology Prospectus for Session 1959-60
    5 Barnsley College of Technology Prospectus for Session 1960-61
    6 Barnsley College of Technology Session 1963-64
    7 Barnsley College of Technology Prospectus 1964-5
    8 College of Technology Barnsley Prospectus 1975-76
    9 County Borough of Barnsley Education Committee, Youth Service and Evening Institutes Prospectus 1966-7
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  • BCT/2

    Published Reports Item

    1920-1945
    Three published reports on the mining sector.

    The Coal Commission, "The Evidence on Nationalisation of Minerals or Royalties critically examined." 1920.
    The West Riding of Yorkshire Rivers Board, "Report on The Effect of Mining (Coal) Subsidence on Sewers and Sewage Disposal Works in the West Riding of Yorkshire." 1945.
    The North Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and DErbyshire Coalfield, "Analysis of Commercial Grades of Coal - Part 1" 1931.
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  • BCT/3

    Admission Register Item

    1953-1962
    A student admission register from the Department of Mining. Contains details of progress marks and end of course results.
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  • BCT/4

    Teaching Materials Item

    1940s-1970s
    A set of training manuals from the National Coal Board, and beginners guides to the industry and dealing with accidents and adhering to standards.
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  • BCT/5

    The Science and Art of Mining Journal Item

    1955; 1964-1965
    Some issues of the Science and Art of Mining Journal, one dating from 1955 and the rest from 1964-1965.
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  • BCT/6

    Mining Equipment Sales Materials Item

    1960s-1970s
    This series contains three leaflets relating to sales material in the mining equipment sector.

    Garforth Lamps Flame Shapes with Bulb Injection leaflet
    Rushton Flameproof Diesel Mine Locos leaflet
    Coal Skip Winding Plant, Qualter Hall & Co. Ltd. Railway Foundry, Barnsley brochure
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  • BCT/7

    Photographs Item

    2005
    A photograph of Barnsley College graduation period, 2005.
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