Selwyn Jones collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 217 SWCC SWCC : MNC/PP/17
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      23 envelopes and 5 files

Scope and Content

Personal Collections, 1840-1981 including copies of handwrittenarticles and notes 1930-1940 (c), Workers' Music Association Limited correspondence and papers 1941-1949, typescript notes from Whitland Tutorial Classes 1920-1930 (c), copies of the Adelphi Supporters Club bulletin 1936, copies of the National Industrial Development Council of Wales and Monmouthshirebrochure 1944 (c), copy of election leaflets 1935, 1950 and 1971-1975, Ferndale Social Services Guild minute book 1928-1929 and clothing voucher book and list 1928 (c), copy of Ferndale Workmen's Hall and Institute accounts 1947, copy of the Communist Party Welsh Congress discussion statements and proposals 1975, copies of correspondence to Sidney Jones 1936-1937 and 1942-1946, Henry Richard Commemoration Committee minute book 1968-1969, copies of The Historians' Group correspondence 1954, leaflets concerning British/Russian friendship meetings andconferences 1942-1968, miscellaneous correspondence 1929-1981, appeal concerningWelsh radio programmes 1945 (c), parliamentary notes of Goronwy Roberts MP 28.11.1945, copies of miscellaneous papers and correspondence relating to Welsh affairs 1939-1973, copy of the General Rules of the Old Unity of Oddfellows 1840, copy of Lily of the Valley Lodge instructions for receiving members 1900, copy of a speech by David Lloyd George 1909, copies of miscellaneous political literature 1944, 1954 and undated (20th century), copies of miscellaneous leaflets, pamphlets and articles 1927-1974, copies of miscellaneous periodicals,journals and newspapers 1922-1980, miscellaneous papers 1930-1970 (c), miscellaneous newscuttings 1930-1960.

Administrative / Biographical History

Records collected by Selwyn Jones. Selwyn Jones was a member of the Workers' Music Association Limited, which was founded in 1936 and registered as a Co-operative Society. In 1939 Selwyn Jones was Appeal Representative for the London Welsh Association Limited. He also attended meetings of the Ferndale Social Services Guild held at the Ferndale Workmen's Institute and was a Friend of the Marx Memorial Library and Workers' School, London. In 1968 he was a committee member of the Henry Richard Election Centenary Celebration Committee.

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