The archive comprises material from the estate of Barbara Jones; material relating to 'The Life and Works of Barbara Jones [1912-1978]' by B C Bloomfield; and material from various other sources.
The material from the estate of Barbara Jones largely relates to the exhibition 'Black Eyes and Lemonade'.
B C Bloomfield's research for 'The Life and Works of Barbara Jones [1912-1978]' includes a broad range of material, including a copy of a programme for the Croydon School of Art prize distribution in 1932 and anecdotes from people who knew Barbara Jones.
There is material relating to the Festival of Britain; V&A commemorative exhibitions 'A Tonic to the Nation', for the 25th anniversary of the Festival of Britain and an exhibition for the 50th anniversary of the 'Recording Britain' project; and 'Paintings and drawings', an exhibition of Barbara Jones's work at Katharine House Gallery, Marlborough.
Records include correspondence, typescripts of BBC broadcasts; images of murals; and writings by and about Barbara Jones, including handwritten manuscripts.