Courrières Colliery Disaster, 1906. A bibliography (eng)


MINE. LENS, FRANCE, Saturday— An explosion of firedamp in Courriers has resulted in several deaths. An Exchange Paris telegram says: An explosion of firedamp has occurred in colliery at Courriers, near Calais. There are 1800 miners in the mine.

Edinburgh Evening News, Saturday 10 March 1906.


Courrières Mine Disaster 1906- Mining Accident Database

Courrières Mine Disaster | World History Project

Alain Beltran, European Perspectives on a Disaster: Courrières (1906), Encyclopédie d’histoire numérique de l’Europe [online], ISSN 2677-6588, published on 22/06/20.

Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. Courrières mining disaster. Encyclopedia Britannica, 3 Mar. 2021.

John E. Murray and Javier Silvestre. How Do Mines Explode? Understanding Risk in European Mining Doctrine, 1803–1906. Technology and Culture, vol. 62 no. 3, 2021, p. 780-811

Robert G. Neville, The Courrieres Colliery Disaster, 1906 Journal of Contemporary History, vol. 13, no. 1, Sage Publications, Ltd., 1978, pp. 33–52.

Jacob Abrams Disaster and Discourse: Reactions to the 1906 Courrières Colliery Mine Disaster (2015). Undergraduate Honors Theses. Paper 153.


Le Petit Journal. Nr. 801. 23. März 1906





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