Hywel Francis collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Speech Transcripts, 1987 including a copy of a speech by ArthurScargill entitled New Realism, The Politics of Fear and Hywel Francis' observations on that speech as well as his reply entitled The Fear of Real Politics, Some Comments on an Infantile Disorder.

Administrative / Biographical History

Papers collected by Hywel Francis. Hywel Francis was born in Onllwyn in the Dulais Valley in 1946, the son of David Francis. He is head of the Department of Extra-Mural and Adult Continuing Education at the University of Wales, Swansea and is the co-author along with David Smith, of The Fed, a History of the South Wales Miners in the Twentieth Century (Lawrence and Wishart, London 1980).

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all researchers by appointment. Please note that somecollections contain sensitive information and access may be restricted.