Fonds GB 0210 DCARNES - D. Caradog Jones Papers,

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D. Caradog Jones Papers,


  • [c.1940]-1978 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

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).

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Mrs Megan Jones, Llandre, widow of D. Caradog Jones, 1992.

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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).

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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.

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Finding aids

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.

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Publication note

Jones, J. G. 'D. Caradog Jones and Montgomeryshire politics', Montgomeryshire Collections 92 (2004), 127-143.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

January 2004


  • English



Archivist's note

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.

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