File B6/3. - Letters from New York,

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B6/3.

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Letters from New York,

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  • 1931. (Creation)

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5.5 cm.

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Most of the letters are written from New York when Gareth Jones was in the employ of Ivy Lee and Associates, a public relations counselling office. Ivy Lee also had other peripheral pursuits. Gareth Jones describes in detail his travels, experiences and the people whom he meets, including Herbert Hoover, then the President of the United States. He refers to many other public figures and academics in the USA. He also describes his research work and other duties while in the employ of Ivy Lee. There are also constant references to family news and events at home in Barry and south Wales and replies to letters received from members of his family at home. A few of the letters are written at various locations on the continent as Gareth Jones travelled in Europe. There are also frequent references to a book which he is preparing on the situation in Russia, the articles which he is publishing in various newspapers, and to the economic and fiscal problems of the time.

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Digital version available http://hdl.handle.net/10107/5186525 (March 2020)

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Preferred citation: B6/3.

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vtls006010496

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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