Fonds GB 0210 TJPIERCE - T. Jones Pierce Papers,

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T. Jones Pierce Papers,


  • 1899-1964 (accumulated [c. 1939]-1964) / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.114 cubic metres (4 boxes)

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Thomas Jones Pierce (1905-1964) was Research Professor of Medieval Welsh History at UCW Aberystwyth, 1948-1964.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Mrs Megan Wyn Jones, Abergele, in 1981, per Mr J. Beverley Smith, Aberystwyth.

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Scope and content

Papers, 1899-1964, of T. Jones Pierce, relating to his research on medieval Welsh history, comprising mainly lectures, correspondence and transcripts. Research papers and lecture notes of W. Garmon Jones, Jones Pierce's tutor and research supervisor at the University of Liverpool, are also included.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into the following: lecture notes and correspondence; research materials; transcripts from source materials; and W. Garmon Jones 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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Finding aids

A hard copy of the schedule is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1982, pp. 47-49, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds. The earliest date pre-dates the life of Jones Pierce, reflecting the date of material amongst the papers of W. Garmon Jones.

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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

April 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1982.

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  • Text: T. Jones Pierce Papers.