Literary and Philosophical Society Collection

Archive 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 Swansea University), in the 1930s, and after some years of inactivity, it was refounded in the 1950s. The society is no longer in operation.

Conditions Governing Access

Access unrestricted unless stated otherwise.

Acquisition Information

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


Finding aid encoded by Julie Anderson April 2003.

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 Swansea University.

A description of this collection is held on the Archives Hub.