MORRIS-JONES, Wyndraeth Humphreys (b 1918)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Research notes and papers of Professor Wyndraeth Humphreys Morris-Jones on Jamaican politics, 1962-1986, including copies of official publications and press cuttings; also copy of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, 1979.

Administrative / Biographical History

Wyndraeth Humphreys Morris-Jones: b 1918; educated at University College School, Hampstead, London School of Economics (LSE) and Christ's College Cambridge; served Indian Army, 1941-1946, Lt Col Public Relations Directorate, 1944; Constitutional Adviser to Viceroy of India, 1947; Lecturer in Political Science, LSE, 1946-1955; Prof. of Political Theory and Institutions, University of Durham, 1955-1965; Prof. of Commonwealth Affairs and Director, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London, 1966-1983; Editor, Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics (formerly Commonwealth Polit. Studies), 1964-1980.

Publications: Parliament in India , 1957; Government and Politics of India , 1964, 4th edn 1987; (with Biplab Dasgupta) Patterns and Trends in Indian Politics , 1976; Politics Mainly Indian , 1978

Arrangement

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Archivist's Note

Source Who's Who. Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

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