Fonds GB 0210 JACKNES - Jack Raymond Jones Papers,

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Jack Raymond Jones Papers,


  • [c. 1930]-1982 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.18 cubic metres (20 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Jack Raymond Jones (1922-1993), of Swansea, Glamorgan, and later London, artist and writer, worked as a secondary school teacher between 1957 and 1976. He wrote scripts for television and radio during the late 1950s and 1960s. He also published articles and books, including The Man who Loved the Sun (London, 1966), about Vincent van Gogh.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Jack Raymond Jones, London, 1991.

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Scope and content

Papers, [c. 1930]-1982, of Jack Raymond Jones, comprising correspondence, 1956-1982, including letters from Richard Burton, Ray Howard-Jones, Robert Morgan, John Ormond, and Kyffin Williams; drafts of literary works, 1958-[1970s]; articles, 1956-1969; radio and television scripts, 1957-1971; papers relating to exhibitions of his paintings, 1970-1975; financial papers relating to paintings, 1970-1976; material relating to other artists, 1957-1978; papers relating to Jack Raymond Jones's teaching career, 1957-1976; financial records, 1965-1981; personal papers, 1948-1980; miscellaneous papers, 1948-1980; and photographs, [c. 1930]-[1970s].

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 into the following: correspondence; art; literary papers; journalism; broadcasting; teaching; financial; and personal and miscellaneous papers.

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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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Script of material

Language and script notes

English, some letters in French.

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1992, pp. 70-73, at the National Library of Wales.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

May 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1992;

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  • Text: Jack Raymond Jones Papers.