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Aberystwyth 'No Assembly' Campaign (1979) Archive,

  • GB 0210 ABEIGN
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1981 /

Papers of the Aberystwyth "No Assembly" Campaign, 1975-1981, including correspondence, 1975-1981; pamphlets, leaflets, circular letters, stickers, 1976-1979; financial records, 1978-1979; press releases, 1978-1979 and press cuttings, 1975-1979.

Aberystwyth No Assembly Campaign.

Councillor Ron Evans Papers,

  • GB 0210 RONEVANS
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1987 /

Papers of Ron Evans comprising party records of the Ebbw Vale Constituency Labour Party, subsequently the Blaenau Gwent Constituency Labour Party, 1951-1987, including a minute book, 1980-1983, correspondence and papers of and concerning Aneurin Bevan, 1951-1972, general correspondence, 1956-1982, and constituency subject files, 1954-1987, some of which contain papers concerning Ebbw Vale and Blaenau Gwent Constituency Labour Parties and Michael Foot; papers relating to local government, 1965-1987, and general elections, 1959-1987; correspondence and papers concerning the South East Wales European Constituency Labour Party, 1978-1987; subject files concerning matters such as Local Government Reform and Devolution, 1961-1979, Gwent Health Authority, 1973-1985, Heads of the Valleys Standing Conference, 1965-1980 and the British Steel Corporation, 1966-1977; together with miscellaneous papers and printed materials, 1944-1987.

Evans, Ron, local political agent.


Correspondence and papers concerning the Labour Party's attitude towards devolution. Many of the papers derive from the proceedings of the Royal Commission on the Constitution [initially named Crowther and later re-named Kilbrandon], of the Home Policy Committee and of the study group on the Refom of Machinery of Government.

Kilbrandon Commission

Gwynfor Jones collection

The file consists of a varied collection of election addresses and leaflets, 1951-1999, including those circulated in general elections, 1951-1997, European elections, 1979-1999, the devolution referenda, 1979 and 1997, the first elections to the National Assembly for Wales, May 1999, local elections, 1970-1998, together with miscellaneous papers concerning Plaid Cymru, 1964-1998, and other miscellaneous papers of political interest, 1967-1995. Among the constituencies represented are Meirionnydd Nant Conwy, Carmarthen, Rhondda West, Caerphilly, Cardiff West, and Ceredigion.

Keith Raffan MP Papers,

  • GB 0210 KEIFAN
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1992 /

Papers of Keith Raffan, mainly subject files, including files on abortion, 1981-1990; agriculture, 1985-1992; Bagillt floods, 1985-1991; British Rail, 1984-1992; coal, 1982-1992; Clwyd County Council, 1983-1991; community charge, 1983-1989; companies, 1986-1992; Conservative Central Office for Wales, 1983-1992; Courtaulds, 1983-1989; Delyn Borough Council, 1981-1992; drugs, 1984- 1988; education, 1983-1992; Europe, 1982-1990; Flint By-Pass,1987-1992; Hamilton Oil, 1991-1992; health and the National Health Service; 1983-1991; Holywell By-Pass and Inner Relief Road, 1983-1987; Lab-Lib Party Alliance, 1982-1990 (including alternative to the Poll Tax); local associations, 1983-1992; Local Government, 1975-1990; London and Cardiff Conservative Central Offices, 1987-1988; ministerial correspondence 1984-1990; Conservative Associations correspondence, 1985-1989; Parliamentary papers, 1983-1992; open cast mining, 1986-1992; pensions, 1987-1991; police, 1983-1987; Prestatyn Town Council, 1983-1990; rates, 1983-1987; Rhuddlan Borough Council, 1983-1991; roads, 1986-1989; Sunday trading, 1985-1991; teachers' pay dispute and unions, 1985-1992; television broadcasting policy, 1983-1992; University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1985-1989; Welsh Members of Parliament, Welsh Grand Committee and Committee on Welsh Affairs, Welsh Office,1981- 1993; Young Conservatives March 1983-1992; Pressure for Economic and Social Toryism (PEST), 1956-1974; speech notes, [?1974]-1992, relating to Devolution, 1975-1989, Welsh Water, 1983-1991, Welsh Language, 1990-1992; and press releases, 1983-1992. There is also a series of files mainly of correspondence on a wide range of subjects, arranged alphabetically by subject.

Raffan, Keith, 1949-

Labour Party,

Memoranda, circulars, circular letters, minutes of meetings of various committees and sub-committees of the Labour Party, information papers, news releases, policy statements on a number of subjects, most issued by the Labour Party, together with some circulated by the Labour Party Wales. The subjects covered by the policy statements include broadcasting, devolution, the reform of the House of Commons, rural land, sales of council housing, transport and unemployment.

Labour Party (Great Britain)

Lord Ogmore Papers

  • GB 0210 LORORE
  • Fonds
  • c.1819-1984 /

The 1989 group (no's 1-13) comprises political papers of Lord Ogmore, 1957-1976, mainly relating to party organisation and policy formation, comprising correspondence and other papers concerning the Liberal Party and the Welsh Liberal Party, 1959-1974, Welsh affairs such as devolution, 1957-1976, the investiture of the Prince of Wales, 1969-1973, and various printed political pamphlets. The 2014 group (no's 14-66) comprises family and political papers, including letters to his parent from Penang, 1930-1934, Cabinet Office, Colonial Office and Commonwealth papers relating to various colonies, particularly Sarawak and Burma, 1947-1970, and the investiture of the prince of Wales, 1967-1973.

Lord Ogmore.

Merfyn Jones Papers,

  • GB 0210 MERNES
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1989 /

Papers of Merfyn Jones relating to the Liberal Party, 1964-1989, comprising papers and correspondence of the National Liberal Association, 1964-1988; papers, correspondence and minutes relating to the Welsh Liberal Party, 1965-1987, and on subjects including policy, 1969-1986, devolution, 1976-1979, and European Elections, 1977-1984; correspondence and minutes relating to Ceredigion and Ceredigion and Pembroke North Liberal Associations, 1966-1988, and papers relating to general and local elections, 1973-1987; papers relating to Aberystwyth Liberal Association, 1968-1988, to University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1977-1989, and to the Association of University Teachers, 1979-1988; newspaper cuttings, 1964-1988; personal papers of Merfyn Jones and correspondence with Liberal politicians, 1965-1988; printed material, [1968]-1987; papers relating to Young Liberals at national and local levels, 1966-1976; papers relating to the Social and Liberal Democrats, 1984-1988.

Jones, Merfyn, b. 1939

Miscellaneous letters,

Miscellaneous, unrelated letters, 1950-1999, addressed to Sir Goronwy Daniel, interspersed with a few other papers. The correspondents include Philip Noel Baker, 1950, James Callaghan, 1971, Lord Cledwyn of Penrhos, 1979, Sir Julian Hodge, 1995, Professor Kevin Morgan, 1998 (writing in relation to the devolution campaign), and Professor Glyn O. Phillips, 1992.

Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982.

"No Assembly" Campaign Papers,

  • GB 0210 NOABLY
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1979 /

Correspondence relating to the No Assembly Campaign, 1979; press releases, speeches, and articles, 1979; miscellaneous administrative papers, 1978-1979; and press-cuttings, 1979.

No Assembly Campaign.

Viscount Tonypandy Papers,

  • GB 0210 VISNDY
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1997 /

General personal and political correspondence, 1936-1997, including letters from the Royal Family, MPs and Government Ministers, such as James Callaghan, Margaret Thatcher and John Major; subject files including the Labour Party, 1951-1979, the National Union of Teachers, 1963-1971, Secretary of State for Wales, 1968-1969, Devolution in Wales, 1970-1973, the Christian Heritage, 1977-1985, Aberfan Disaster Fund Bill, 1978-1979, Cardiff West Constituency Labour Party, 1981-1982, the National Children's Homes, 1981-1993, British housing, 1984-1985, GT's memoirs, 1983-1985, the College of Preceptors, 1982-1987, the House of Lords, 1985-1987, St George's House, Windsor Castle, 1985-1987, education, 1986-1987, European Union, 1990-1997, the Welsh Assembly, 1996-1997, the WDA, 1991-1992, and various medical and charitable foundations, 1982-1997; miscellaneous political and personal papers, 1927-1997, including material concerning the Cardiff City Labour Group; 1927-1958; religious interests, 1960's-1990's; Speaker's engagements and official papers, 1976-1983; general publications, 1950-1987, including The Gospel Witness, 1955-1983; Parliamentary publications, 1961-1986, The House Magazine, 1980-1991; personal papers, [c. 1940s]-[1990s]; political papers, accumulated as MP for Cardiff West, Government Minister and Member of the House of Lords, 1955-1997; and letters, 1983-1997, from Sir Julian Hodge, relating to European union and devolution.

Thomas, George, 1909-1997

Wales for the Assembly Campaign (1979) Papers,

  • GB 0210 WALBLY
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1979 /

Papers of the Wales for the Assembly campaign, 1975-1979, including minutes, correspondence and papers of the Wales for the Assembly Action Committee and Research Sub-committee, 1976-1977; minutes of the Campaign's committee meetings, 1978-1979; pamphlets and leaflets, 1979; publicity and speeches, 1978-1979; correspondence, 1975-1979; press statements, 1979; and miscellaneous papers, 1978-1979.

Wales for the Assembly Campaign.

Welsh government and devolution,

Correspondence and papers, 1966-1992, relating to the general theme of Welsh government and devolution, including the typescript texts of several articles and papers written by Sir Goronwy Daniel, the reform and re-organisation of local government in England and Wales, and material concerning the Crowther (later Kilbrandon) Commission on the Constitution. The correspondents include Professor Brinley Thomas (2), 1969-1971.

Thomas, Brinley, 1906-1994.

'Yes for Wales' 1997 Referendum Campaign Records,

  • GB 0210 YESWAL
  • Fonds
  • 1995-1998 /

The collection comprises: Group 1: papers, 1997-1998, deriving from the Cardiff HQ of the 'Yes for Wales' campaign, including correspondence, strategy papers, minutes of committees and sub-groups, campaign materials, conference papers, financial papers, material emanating from the various Yes Supporting Groups, and papers deriving from several local support groups, among them Swansea, Pontypridd, Ceredigion and Neath. Group 2 consists of correspondence, press releases, governmental publications, strategy papers and campaign materials, 1997-1998. Group 3 comprises correspondence, minutes and agenda, strategy papers, financial papers, membership papers, press and media papers, newsletters, volumes of press cuttings, papers relating to each of the political parties in Wales, other support groups and a few papers relating to the 'No' campaign in 1997.

Yes for Wales (Organisation).

Papurau Frank Price Jones,

  • GB 0210 FRANJON
  • fonds
  • 1937-1975 /

Nodiadau darlithoedd, yn bennaf ar gyfer dosbarthiadau allanol ar hanes Cymru, 1943-1975; papurau ynglŷn ag ymchwil a chyhoeddiadau Frank Price Jones, 1947-1975, yn cynnwys drafftiau erthyglau ac adolygiadau, gwahanlithoedd a chopïau printiedig o'i waith cyhoeddedig; deunydd yn ymwneud ag erthyglau awduron eraill, 1932-1975; papurau, 1943-1975, yn deillio o waith Frank Price Jones ar gyfer y cyfryngau, y cynnwys sgriptiau radio a theledu, ac i bapurau newydd; papurau gwleidyddol, 1910-1975, yn cynnwys gohebiaeth, torion o'r wasg, pamffledi ymgeiswyr ac anerchiadau etholiadol, canlyniadau etholiadau, deunydd yn ymwneud ag Ymgyrch Senedd i Gymru yn y 1950au cynnar a Chomisiwn y Cyfansoddiad, 1969-1970; papurau, 1947-1975, ynghylch y gwaith cyhoeddus a gyflawnodd Frank Price Jones, yn cynnwys deunydd yn ymwneud â'r Eisteddfod Genedlaethol, 1922-1974; deunydd, 1966-1975, yn ymwneud â Phatagonia; papurau,1966-1975, yn deillio o waith Frank Price Jones ar gyfer Panel Cyfieithu'r Swyddfa Gymreig, Pwyllgor Amgueddfa Werin Cymru, 1956-1967, ac Urdd y Graddedigion Prifysgol Cymru, 1963-1975; gohebiaeth gyffredinol, 1941-1975, yn cynnwys grŵp mawr o lythyrau,1941-1975, oddi wrth Iorwerth C. Peate, cefnder Frank Price Jones; ac amrywiol. = Lecture notes mainly for extra-mural classes in Welsh history, 1943-1975; papers concerning Frank Price Jones's research and publications, 1947-1975, including drafts of articles and reviews, offprints and printed copies of his published work; material relating to articles by other authors, 1932-1975; papers, 1943-1975, deriving from Frank Price Jones's work for the media, including television and radio scripts, and for newspapers; political papers, 1910-1975, including correspondence, press cuttings, candidates' pamphlets and election addresses, election results, material relating to the Parliament for Wales Campaign of the early 1950s and to the Commission on the Constitution of 1969-1970; papers, 1947-1975, concerning the public work undertaken by Frank Price Jones, including in relation to the National Eisteddfod, 1922-1974; material, 1966-1975, relating to Patagonia; papers, 1966-1975, deriving from Frank Price Jones's work for the Welsh Office Translation Panel, the Committee of the Welsh Folk Museum, 1956-1967, and for the Guild of Graduates of the University of Wales, 1963-1975; general correspondence, 1941-1975, including a large group of letters, 1941-1975, from Iorwerth C. Peate, a cousin to Frank Price Jones; and various miscellanea.

Jones, Frank Price, 1920-1975.