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.
1948-1967This 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
Published Reports Item
1920-1945Three 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.
Admission Register Item
1953-1962A student admission register from the Department of Mining. Contains details of progress marks and end of course results.
Teaching Materials Item
1940s-1970sA set of training manuals from the National Coal Board, and beginners guides to the industry and dealing with accidents and adhering to standards.
The Science and Art of Mining Journal Item
1955; 1964-1965Some issues of the Science and Art of Mining Journal, one dating from 1955 and the rest from 1964-1965.
Mining Equipment Sales Materials Item
1960s-1970sThis 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
2005A photograph of Barnsley College graduation period, 2005.