- [c.1940]-1978 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.009 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator
D. Caradog Jones (1910-1973) was the Labour Party candidate for Montgomeryshire in 1951, 1955 and 1959. He was the editor of The Social Survey of Merseyside, vols. I-III (1934). He also pubished with A. M. Carr-Saunders, A Survey of the Social Structure of England and Wales (1937).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mrs Megan Jones, Llandre, widow of D. Caradog Jones, 1992.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers of D. Caradog Jones, [c.1940]-1978, comprising records relating to the Labour Party and Welsh rural areas, 1951-1959; general correspondence, 1951-1978; and papers and press cuttings, [1940x1959], concerning D. Caradog Jones and Montgomeryshire politics, 1940s-1950s.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: papers concerning the Labour Party and Welsh rural areas; general correspondence and papers; press cuttings concerning DCJ and Montgomeryshire politics (1st group); and miscellaneous letters to DCJ and carbon copies of letters from him (2nd group).
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright regulations apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue (in Welsh) is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1993, p.30, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Jones, J. G. 'D. Caradog Jones and Montgomeryshire politics', Montgomeryshire Collections 92 (2004), 127-143.
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Virtua system control number
Place access points
Name access points
- Labour Party (Great Britain) -- Wales -- Records and correspondence. (Subject)
- Labour Party (Great Britain) (Subject)
- Montgomeryshire Labour Party. (Subject)
- Welsh Regional Council of Labour. (Subject)
- Jones, D. Caradog, 1910-1973 -- Archives. (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1993.