WORKING BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE HISTORY OF COAL MINERS
                                                    AND COAL MINING  IN SCOTLAND
 
 

Aiken, Robert L. Not Many Noble:  A Story of the Lanarkshire Coalfield. Brawber, West Sussex, England:  Old Museum Press, 1998.

Anderson, John. Coal!:  A History of the Coal-Mining Industry in Scotland with Special Reference to the Cambuslang District of Lanarkshire. Glasgow:  R.E. Robertson, Ltd., 1943.

Ashton, T.S. and Sykes, J. 'The Scottish Collier-Serf,' Chapter V, The Coal Industry of the Eighteenth Century. Manchester:  Manchester University Press, 1929, pp. 70-83.

Campbell, Alan B. 'Colliery Mechanization and the Lanarkshire Miners,' Bulletin of the Society for the Study of Labour, (49), 1984, pp. 37-45.

Campbell, Alan B. 'From Independent Collier to Militant Miner: Tradition and Change in the Trade Union Consciousness of the Scottish Miners, 1874-1929,' Journal of the Scottish Labour History Society, (24), 1989, pp. 8-23.

Campbell, Alan B. 'Honourable Men and Degraded Slaves: A Comparative Study of  Trade Unionism in Two Lanarkshire Mining Communities, c. 1830-1874,' Independent Collier:  The Coal Miner as Archetypal Proletarian Reconsidered. Harrison, Royden (Ed.), Sussex, England: Harvester Press, 1978, pp. 75-113.

Campbell, Alan B. 'Skill, Independence, and Trade Unionism in the Coalfields of Nineteenth-Century Britain, With Particular Reference to Scotland,' Historical Papers, 1981, pp. 155-174.

Campbell, Alan B. ‘The Communist Party in the Scots Coalfields in the Inter-war Period,’ Opening the Books: Essays on the Social and Cultural History of British Communism. Andrews, Geoff, Fishman, Nina, and Morgan, Kevin (eds.), London and Boulder, CO:   Pluto Press, 1995, pp. 44- 63.

Campbell, Alan B. The Lanarkshire Miners: A Social History of their Trade Unions. Edinburgh: J. Donald, 1979.

Campbell, Alan B. The Scottish Miners, 1874-1939, Volume I:  Industry, Work and Community. Aldershot, Hampshire, England:  Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2000.

Campbell, Alan B. The Scottish Miners, 1874-1939, Volume II:  Trade Unions and Politics. Aldershot, Hampshire, England:  Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2000.

Campbell, Alan B. 'The Social History of Political Conflict in the Scots Coalfields, 1910-1939,' Miners, Unions and Politics, 1910-1947. Campbell, Alan, Fishman, Nena, and Howell, David (eds.), Aldershot, England:  Scolar Press, 1996, pp. 145-173.

Campbell, Alan B. and Reid, Fred. 'The Independent Collier in Scotland,' Independent Collier:  The Coal Miner as Archetypal Proletarian Reconsidered. Harrison, Royden (Ed.), Sussex, England:  Harvester Press, 1978, pp. 54-74.

Carvel, John L. One Hundred Years in Coal: The History of the Alloa Coal Company. Edinburgh: T. and A.Constable, 1944.

Corrins, Robert D. 'The Scottish Business Elite in the Nineteenth Century:  The Case of William Baird and Company,' Industry, Business and Society in Scotland since 1750. Cummings, A.J.G. and Devine, T.M. (Eds.), Edinburgh: John Donald, 1994, pp. 58-83.

Duckham, Baron F. A History of the Scottish Coal Industry:  Volume 1, 1700-1815:  A Social and Industrial History. Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1970.

Duckham, Baron F. 'English Influences in the Scottish Coal Industry, 1700-1815,' Scottish Themes:  Essays in Honour of Professor S.G.E. Lythe. Butt, John and Ward, J.T. (eds.), Scottish Academic Press, 1976, pp. 28-45.

Duckham, Baron F. 'Life of Laborers in a Scottish Colliery, 1698-1755,' Scottish Historical Review, (47), 1968, pp. 109-128.

Duckham, Baron F. 'Some Eighteenth-Century Scottish Coal Mining Methods: The 'Dissertation' of Sir John Clerk, ' Industrial Archaeology, (V), 1968, pp. 217-232.

Duckham, Baron F. ‘The Emergence of the Professional Manager in the Scottish Coal Industry, 1760-1815,' Business History Review, (43:1), 1969, pp. 21-38.

Hair, P.E.H. 'Slavery and Liberty: The Case of the Scottish Colliers,' Slavery and Abolition, (21:3), December 2000, pp. 136-151.

Hassan, John A. 'The Gas Market and the Coal Industry in the Lothians in the Nineteenth Century,' Industrial Archaeology, (11:4-12:1), 1977, pp. 49-73.

Hassan, John A. 'The Landed Estate, Paternalism and the Coal Industry in Midlothian, 1800-1880,' Scottish Historical Review, (59), 1980, pp. 73-91.

Hassan, John A. ‘The Supply of Coal to Edinburgh, 1790-1850,' Transport History, (5:2), 1972, pp.125-151.

Houston, Rab. 'Coal, Class and Culture: Labour Relations in a Scottish Mining Community, 1650-1750,' Social History, (8:1), 1983, pp. 1-18.

Hutchinson, James. Weavers, Miners and the Open Book:  A History of Kilsyth. Cumbernauld, Scotland: Kelvinprint, 1986.

Hutton, Guthrie. Lanarkshire’s Mining Legacy. Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland: Stenlake Publishing, 1997.

Laslett, John H.M. '"A Parting of the Ways":  Immigrant Miners and the Rise of Politically Conscious Trade Unionism in Scotland and the American Midwest, 1865-1924,' The United Mine Workers of America:  A Model of Industrial Solidarity?. John H.M. Laslett (Ed.) University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 1996.

Laslett, John H.M. Colliers Across the Sea:  A Comparative Study of Class Formation in Scotland and the American Midwest, 1830-1924 (The Working Class in American History), University of Illinois Press, 2000.   

Laslett, John H.M. Nature’s Noblemen:  The Fortunes of the Independent Collier in Scotland and the American Midwest,  1955-1889. Regents of UCLA,1984.

Munnoch, Betty. 'In Bondage,' The Highlander, (36:2), March/April 1998, pp. 36-38.

Payne, Peter. 'The Govan Collieries, 1804-1805,' Business History, (III), 1961, pp. 75-96.

Perchard, Andrew. 'Bonnie Fighters': Class Consciousness and Solidarity in the Scots Coalfield, c. 1947-1960,' Race, Gender and Class. (9:2), 2002, pp. 32-46.

Reid, Fred. 'Alexander MacDonald and the Crisis of the Independent Collier, 1872-1874,' Independent Collier:  The Coal Miner as Archetypal Proletarian Reconsidered. Harrison, Royden (Ed.), Sussex, England:  Harvester Press, 1978, pp. 156-177.

Smout, T.C. 'The Industrial Labor Force -II-The Miners,' A History of Scotland. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1969, pp. 430 - 440.

Stevens, Bob. 'The Rise and Fall of the Fife Salt Industry,' The Highlander. (38:2), March/April 2000, pp. 26-29.

Whatley, Christopher A. 'A Caste Apart? Scottish Colliers, Work, Community and Culture in the Era of "Serfdom" c. 1606-1799,' Journal of the Scottish Labour History Society. (26), 1991, pp. 3-20.

Whatley, Christopher A. 'Collier Serfdom in Mid-Eighteenth Century Scotland: New Light from The Rothes MSS.' Archives. (22:93), 1995, pp. 25-33.

Whatley, Christopher A. 'Scottish "Collier Serfs," British Coal Workers? Aspects of Scottish Collier Society In The Eighteenth Century,' Labour History Review. (60:2), 1995, pp. 66-79.

Whatley, Christopher A. 'New Light on Nef's Numbers: Coal Mining, c. 1700-1830,' Industry, Business and Society in Scotland Since 1750. Cummings, A.J.G. and Devine, T.M. (Eds.), Edinburgh: John Donald, 1994, pp. 2-23.

Whatley, Christopher A. 'Salt, Coal and the Union of 1707: A Revision Article,' Scottish Historical Review. (66), 1987, pp. 26-45.

Whatley, Christopher A. '"The Fettering Bonds of Brotherhood": Combination And Labour Relations In The Scottish  Coal Industry c. 1690-1775,' Social History. (12:2), 1987, pp. 139-154.

Wilson, George. 'Industrial Coal Markets in Fife, 1760-1860,' Scottish Geographical Magazine. (96:2), 1980, pp. 83-90.
 
 
 
 

Compiled 1999-2003 by William  John Shepherd, MA, BA,
Associate Archivist, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, USA  20064.
Shepherw@cua.edu, http://libraries.cua.edu/archives.html.