Record Details

CollectionNational Society for Clean Air and Environmental Protection (NSCA)
NGOEnvironmental Protection UK
RepositoryNational Society for Clean Air and Environmental Protection
DescriptionAccording to the NRA, the National Society for Clean Air and Environmental Protection retains its records at its headquarters. They consist of "c1929-75: cash books and journal, salary and wage books, minutes and complaints book, publications and printed material" (source: NRA) The Society also houses the records of the Smoke Abatement League of Great Britain, which consist of "1911-29: minutes, notices book and letter books, publications and printed material" (source:NRA), and those of the Coal Smoke Abatement Society (1898-1930: minutes and agenda book, publications and printed material) (source:NRA). In complement to the above, according to Chris Cook the papers held at the NSCA include "NSCA Council minutes from 1972 and Committee minutes from 1982. Yearbooks and annual reports are retained for the period since 1920; conference papers exist from 1905 onwards and workshop papers from 1972. An extensive series of subject files covers the NSCA's activities, on such topics as smoke control, acid rain, global warming, energy and waste management, and UK and EC legislation on environmental protection". (source: C. Cook, The Routledge Guide to British Political Archives, 2006 and Cook & Waller, Sources in Contemporary British History, vol 1, 1994)
Access Rights
Coverage1898-
Size of Collection
Finding Aids/Cataloguessee reference below
Reference of CatalogueNRA 24469 NSCA
Additional informationThere are a few minor references to the National Society for Clean Air, the Coal Smoke Abatement Society or the National Smoke Abatement Society in A2A.
Source of InformationNRA; A2A; C. Cook, The Routledge Guide to British Political Archives, 2006 and Cook & Waller, Sources in Contemporary British History, vol 1, 1994
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