Papers of and relating to Gareth Vaughan Jones;
- 1903-2002. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
6 boxes; 0.115 cubic metres.
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Pocket diaries, 1923-1934, kept by Gareth Jones while a student at Aberystwyth and Cambridge, and during his extensive travels throughout Europe, Russia and the United States; diaries, 1934-1935, kept by Jones during his 'aroung the world tour'; pocket notebooks, 1923-1934, used as a student and later as a journalist and while travelling, including some used while Jones was in the employ of David Lloyd George; two address books and a wallet of address cards and business cards; three passports; correspondence files, 1916-1935, mainly detailed letters from Gareth Jones to his family from Aberystwyth, Cambridge, and during his travels on the continent, from America, Russia and during his final 'around the world tour' leading up his murder in August 1935, together with a few letters addressed to Gareth Jones; a group of picture postcards, 1903-1935, deriving from members of the Jones family; press cuttings, 1929-1945, mainly of articles written by Jones for publication in various newspapers and journals; papers relating to the capture and death of Gareth Jones in 1935 and to various projects to commemorate his life and work thereafter, 1935-2003; and school reports, 1918-1920, essays written by Gareth Jones and a photograph album, 1918-1935.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged as follows: pocket diaries, world tour diaries, notebooks, address books, passports, correspondence, press cuttings, papers relating to the capture and death of Gareth Jones; and school reports, essays, and photographs.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Preferred citation: B.
Virtua system control number
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
Genre access points
Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales