Thomas Ellis Lewis: Papers on the proposal for a Welsh Secretary

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence and other papers regarding a proposal for a Secretary of State for Wales. The collection includes 'Select bibliography of Welsh nationalism, Welsh Home Rule, Secretary of State for Wales etc.': index card entries for books, pamphlets and articles. There is also a 'Memorandum on the proposed appointment of a Secretary of State for Wales' and a manuscript draft, 'Reasons for the establishment of a Secretary of State or for some change in the present system'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Thomas Ellis Lewis was born on 7 December 1900, and was a Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 1932-1968. He edited P.H. Winfield's The law of tort. The Dr Ellis Lewis Memorial Prize for English Law was founded in his memory.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Squire Law Library, Cambridge, 1983.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

None.

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