Sir Henry Jones Papers

Scope and Content

An address in Welsh entitled Dinasyddiaeth Bur accompanied by a letter from Sir Henry Jones to Mr R. T. Jones, 1911.

Original draft of Old Memories.

A photograph of Sir Henry Jones with David Lloyd George and Rev. John Williams, Brynsiencyn.

Letters written by Henry Jones (together with accompanying letter of explanation from donor) c. 1905-1984.

Photocopies of two typescripts of memoirs relating to Henry Jones.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Jones, 1852-1922, was appointed Professor of Philosophy at the University College of North Wales in 1884. Previously, he had lectured at Aberystwyth and later he moved to St. Andrews and then to Glasgow. Many honours were bestowed upon him including a knighthood in 1912.

His autobiography, Old Memories was published in 1922.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Item 10437 presented by Mrs E. H. Jones and Miss Jean Ware.

Item 27521 came the home of Emyr Gwynne Jones.

Items 32966-8 donated by Mrs Morfudd Jones.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, March 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 385, 10437, 23765, 27521, 32966-32968

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.


Jones, Henry, Old Memories, 1922

Additional Information

Originals of photocopies, item 23765, are held at the Glasgow University Archives.