GB 0210 JGPTON
J. Glyn Picton Papers,
- 1949-1991 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.056 cubic metres (4 boxes)
Name of creator
J. Glyn Picton was senior lecturer in industrial economics at the University of Birmingham, 1947-1979. He served as an industrial arbitrator and as chairman on various bodies in the fields of health and industrial relations. Picton was also interested in researching the genealogy of the Picton family of Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mr J. Glyn Picton, Birmingham, 1986, 1992.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers of J. Glyn Picton, 1949-1991, mainly papers concerned with his researches into General Sir Thomas Picton (1758-1815) and the Picton family, 1951-1991, including correspondence, 1949-1977; notes, 1951-1975; copies and transcripts of probate record and Pembrokeshire plea rolls; photographs and news cuttings, 1975-1984; and copies of printed sources; with also records, articles and lectures reflecting J. Glyn Picton's public service in the fields of national health and industrial relations, 1951-1977.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged by date of acquisition.
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
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Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue, is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1986, p. 56, at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds. The printed volumes have remained with the papers as requested by the donor.
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Description control area
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
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1986; The Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940, (London, 1959);