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H. Francis Jones Papers
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The file includes correspondence with Iorwerth C Peate (1 letter); D Rhys Phillips (1 letter) and Dewi Watcyn Powell (1 letter).

Peate, Iorwerth Cyfeiliog, 1901-1982

'A Cymric Causerie'

The file consists of articles by `Maldwyn', relating to music, religion, history and antiquities, literature, education, Welsh nationalism, politics, language, natural history and eisteddfodau.

`A Welsh Causerie'

The series comprises press cuttings relating to Welsh culture, nationalism and language, politics, eminent figures, literature, history, rural crafts, folklore and legends, customs, natural history, scenery, preachers, eisteddfodau and music.

Accumulated material

The group comprises material accumulated by HFJ for the use of his lectures, articles and research. It includes notes on the Welsh gypsies, 1933-1946, papers of antiquarian interest, 1894-1944, and material relating to the Welsh Colony in Patagonia, 1862-1938.

Antiquarian interest

The series includes letters, typescripts and manuscript copies of articles of antiquarian interest, including letters of Thomas Edwards, accumulated by HFJ for his lecture notes and newspaper articles.

Edwards, Thomas, 1739-1810


The group comprises letters between HFJ and his family, 1893-1957, and a large group of letters from his many contacts in Welsh cultural and political life, 1894-1957.

Cultural and political papers

Papers and correspondence relating to his involvement with Plaid Genedlaethol Cymru, the National Eisteddfod, Urdd Gobaith Cymru and Undeb Cymru Fydd.


Customs, folklore and gypsies

The file comprises cuttings on the subjects of superstitions and beliefs, ghosts, legend of Twm Sion Cati, customs linked with funerals, courtship, celebrations, hospitality, Christmas, plants, cures and healing, and the character and way of life of the Welsh gypsies.


The file includes correspondence with Alun Talfan Davies (1 letter); Aneirin Talfan Davies (9 letters), and Clara Novello Davies (1 letter).

Davies, Alun Talfan, 1913-2000


The file includes correspondence with O. M. Edwards (1 letter) and Thomas Charles Edwards (1 letter).

Edwards, Owen M. (Owen Morgan), 1858-1920

Educational papers

The group comprises notes and drafts of lectures given under the auspices of the Workers' Educational Association, 1929-1948; for the Welsh history class `Yr Aelwyd' held at Colwyn Bay, 1928-1942, and material for lectures on a variety of subjects, 1924-1947.

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