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

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.

Access Information

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.


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

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