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Industrial relations and the Coal Industry,

Memoranda and letters, 1926-29, from J. Conway Davies as secretary of the Representative Group of Employers, to David Davies, also a member of the same group. The many memoranda relate to a wide range of subjects concerning the economy, industry, employment and unemployment, industrial relations etc. There are also the minutes of the joint committee minutes of the Representative Group and the General Council of the Trades Union Congress, and full joint conferences on industrial reorganisation and relations.

Davies, J. Conway (James Conway), 1891-1971

J. Conway Davies Papers,

  • GB 0210 JAMIES
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1971 /

Minute books relating to various Cambridge University societies, Llanelli Committee of Social Service for the Unemployed, Llanelli Park Lodge, Borough Road Chapel, London, etc., 1870-1933; undergraduate notes on history, English literature, Latin, and psychology, and miscellaneous papers relating to history and politics including 'Baronial opposition to Edward II', 1918; papers relating to Monmouthshire archives, 1937-1955; 'The Welsh assize roll 1277-1284: assize roll no. 1147', 1940; reports and preliminary reports, notes etc., on archives acquired by or to be acquired by NLW, 1941-1945; notes, drafts, proofs etc., of articles for the National Library of Wales Journal and items relating to archives in NLW, 1944; papers relating to the Committee on Welsh Calendar Customs, 1944-1947; papers relating to his post as lecturer in palaeography and diplomatic in the University of Cambridge, 1945-1947, and as reader in the same in the University of Durham, 1948-1962, including lectures notes; reports and notes on Welsh Church Commission documents to be deposited in NLW and items on Welsh church history, 1944-1963; episcopal and chapter records of the Welsh dioceses, including notes, drafts and proofs for 'Episcopal acts... Welsh dioceses 1066-1272' (2 vols, 1946 and 1948), and vol. III (Bangor and St Asaph) which was never published; papers as honorary editor of the Journal of the Historical Society of the Church in Wales, 1946-1952; papers relating to Giraldus Cambrensis; notes, photostats, transcripts and typescript of 'Professions of obedience to Canterbury c. 793-1420', proposed to be published by the Camden Society, 1947; miscellaneous papers on history and archives; 'Welsh and Marcher cases coram rege 1272-1307'; papers relating to indexing records at PRO, including transcripts and extracts from documents; notes for reports on the Exchequer records in the PRO; summaries and extracts from Assize Rolls; papers used in the preparation of 'Records of the court of augmentations relating to Wales and Monmouthshire', 1954, and 'The cartae antiquae rolls 11-20', 1960, and the unpublished 'Cartae antiquae rolls 21-30'; typescript and proof articles for 'Studies presented to Sir Hilary Jenkinson', 1957, together with correspondence between contributors and printers; papers relating to the Severn fisheries dispute and the seignory of Gower, 1957-1962; papers used in cataloguing the records of Guernsey, 1959-1969, and in the preparation of 'Catalogue of manuscripts in the library of the honourable society of the Inner Temple', 1972; miscellaneous papers relating to the history of Wales, 1908-1945; film script entitled 'The Black Prince'; diaries, 1946-1971; curricula vitae and papers relating to his personal life and career together with political articles by Prof. Curt Wachtel; photocopies of documents, personal photographs, plaster casts of seals etc.; papers received from Canon E. T. Davies, 1853-1940; uncatalogued correspondence bundles arranged by year, 1909-1971. Copies of his Welsh revolts of Edward II (Llanelli, 1912) and Medieval Northumberland (Llanelli, 1918), journals and offprints; documents relating to the manor of Swavesey, Cambridgeshire, 1623-1833; documents relating to Monmouthshire, 1616-late 19th century; miscellaneous documents relating to England and Wales, 1458-1848; papers and correspondence of Nathan Laski (1863-1941), Harold J. Laski, Professor of Political Science, University of London (1893-1950), Neville J. Laski, Q.C. (1890-1969), John L. Paton, High Master of Manchester Grammar School (1863-1946), Thomas F. Tout, Professor of History, Manchester University (1855-1929), and others including an autographed album.

Davies, J. Conway (James Conway), 1891-1971