Literary and Philosophical Society Collection

Scope and Content

Contains a minute book (1958-1983), and Secretary's correspondence files (1960-1983).

Administrative / Biographical History

The Literary and Philosophical Society was founded as an inter-faculty discussion group for academic staff at University College Swansea (now University of Wales Swansea), in the 1930s, and after some years of inactivity, it was refounded in the 1950s. The society is no longer in operation.

Access Information

Access unrestricted unless stated otherwise.

Acquisition Information

Deposited in the College Library (now University of Wales Swansea Library and Information Services) in May 1991 by the last secretary of the society.

Other Finding Aids

A paper finding aid is available.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available. Contact repository for details. No publication without written permission from the Archivist.

Related Material

GB 217 LAC/115 University of Wales Swansea. A description of this collection is held on the Archives Hub.