W.J. Ashley Papers

Scope and Content

Comprises minutes of evidence of the Working Class Cost of Living Committee, 1918 and lecture notes on mercantilism, and economics in the ancient world etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir W.J. (William James) Ashley (1860-1927), economist, was former professor of economic history at Harvard University, professor of political economy at the University of Toronto and fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford. He was a member of the 1918 Working Class Cost of Living Committee in the UK.


Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions Governing Access

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Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 1509-1510

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.