Brian Ll James, Papers

Scope and Content

Draft chapters contributed to a proposed history of Cardiff; correspondence relating to the project.

Administrative / Biographical History

Brian James is a local historian , originally from the Vale of Glamorgan. He was sub-librarian at University College, Cardiff, until he retired in 1987, and joint editor of the Glamorgan History Society journal 'Morgannwg' from 1971 to 2000. His edition of Morganiae Archaiographia by Rice Merrick was published in 1983.

The proposed history of Cardiff, sponsored by the city council, was to be edited by Philip Riden of the university's Extra Mural department.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Presented in March 2012

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at Glamorgan Archives.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by M Wilcox for Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are possible.

Related Material

Glamorgan Archives DX446, Philip Riden Papers