Letters from John Goronwy Edwards

  • Reference
      GB 133 TFT/1/312
  • Dates of Creation
      1913-1929
  • Physical Description
      46 items

Scope and Content

  • /1 26 Dec 1913, Personal/Scholarly: 'Flintshire'. J.E. Lloyd (damaged).
  • /2 23 Aug 1914, Personal/Scholarly: North Wales. University of Manchester, M.A. Jesus College,Oxford lectureship.
  • /3 30 Oct 1914, Personal/Scholarly: Magdalen, Oxford. Research Fellowship.
  • /4 31 Aug 1915, Scholarly/War: Paper on Cardigan and Carmarthen. Waiting to begazetted.
  • /5 9 Sep 1915, Scholarly/War: Paper on Cardigan. The Manchester History Department; W.T.Waugh.
  • /6 13 Oct 1915, War: Camp life. Manchester History Department news.
  • /7 4 Dec 1915, War: Camp life. Assistant Adjutant.
  • /8 3 Jan 1916, War: Sidney Phillipson. Stanley Jones.
  • /9 6 Feb 1916, War/Scholarly: R.L. Poole. Phillipson. Jones. Camp life.
  • /10 23 Jun 1916, War: Manchester history department news.
  • /11 21 Aug 1916, War: Phillipson. Training.
  • /12 11 Oct 1916, War: News of History School. Sydney Phillipson joining 7th Warwicks. HarlandWatts. Arthur Redford. Camp life.
  • /13 9 Jan 1917, War: France. Camp life as Adjutant. Manchester history department.
  • /14 26 Jan 1917, War: Camp life.
  • /15 22 May 1917, War: Camp life. Manchester history department.
  • /16 19 Jul 1917, War: Camp life. Army pay.
  • /17 14 Nov 1917, War: Camp life. Promotion.
  • /18 19 Apr 1918, War: France.
  • /19 18 May 1918, War: France. Pioneer Battalion.
  • /20 14 Jun 1918, War: Pioneer Corps. France.
  • /21 13 Jul 1918, War: leave. life in the line.
  • /22 7 Sep 1918, War: Military advance and tactics.
  • /23 17 Dec 1918, War/Academic: Scholarship examinations. Indian Civil Service.
  • /24 n.d. Dec 1918, Personal.
  • /25 22 Jan 1919, War/Academic: Job prospects. Demobilisation. Scholarship and the War.
  • /26 31 Jan 1919, Academic: job prospects. Jesus, Oriel, Oxford.
  • /27 24 Feb 1919, Academic/Scholarly: job prospects. Welsh history.
  • /28 2 Mar 1919, War: Demobilisation.
  • /29 16 Mar 1919, War/Academic: Job prospects. Oriel, Jesus, Oxford. Demobilisation.
  • /30 30 Mar 1919, Academic/Scholarly: Offer of lectureship at Jesus. Flintshire history.
  • /31 27 Apr 1919, War: Demobilisation. Belgium.
  • /32 9 May 1919, War: Demobilisation.
  • /33 14 May 1919, Personal: various.
  • /34 22 Jul 1919, Scholarly: Flintshire Plea Rolls.
  • /35 21 Aug 1919, Scholarly: Flintshire Plea Rolls.
  • /36 9 Oct 1919, Academic: Research in Welsh history for B.Litt. for student.
  • /37 21 Nov1919, Academic.
  • /38 18 Feb 1922, Personal: Thanks for France andEngland.
  • /39 23 Oct 1922, Personal/Academic: Acknowledgement of engagement congratulations. Report onR.M. Hedley. M.A. thesis.
  • /40 16 May 1925, Personal/Scholarly: Library vacancy. Medieval Parliament.
  • /41 9 Feb 1926, Personal: Invitation to visit.
  • /42 19 Mar 1926, Scholarly: Treaty of Leake.
  • /43 29 Mar 1926, Scholarly: Various.
  • /44 1 Nov 1926, Scholarly.
  • /45 8 Feb 1928, Personal: Illness. Well wishes for U.S.A.
  • /46 15 Feb 1929, Academic: Refusal to be candidate at Manchester, chair of MedievalHistory.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir John Goronwy Edwards (1891-1976), historian, studied at Manchester University, 1913-1915,later fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, and Director of the Institute of Historical Research,London.