GB 0210 PONERS
Pontypridd Miners' Agents' Papers,
- 1941-1969 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.027 cubic metres (3 boxes)
Name of creator
Goronwy R. Jones of Ynysybwl and William J. Fortt of Cilfynydd were miners' agents in collieries around Pontypridd, Glamorgan, in the 1950s and 1960s. Jones had been expelled from the Labour Party in 1941 because of his association with the People's Vigilance Movement, and he subsequently joined the Communist Party.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Prof. L. J. Williams, Department of Economics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1994.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers of Goronwy R. Jones, 1941-1969, including correspondence, 1941-1969, files relating to trade union activities at several collieries, 1958-1967, notes and notebooks, typescripts relating to the South Wales coal industry, 1962-1967, and printed items, 1958-1963; papers of William J. Fortt, 1958-1968, including papers relating to the South Wales coal industry and the South Wales Area of the National Union of Mineworkers, notes, drafts of speeches and press cuttings.
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: Goronwy R. Jones; and William J. Fortt.
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.
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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 1995, pp. 47-48, 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.
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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 Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: National Library of Wales, Minor Lists and Summaries 1995;