W. J. Davies papers

Scope and Content

Workers’ Educational Association 1919-1951: W.E.A. Welsh District; W.E.A. Swansea and District. Workers' Educational Trade Union Committee (W.E.T.U.C.) 1919-1922: Central Committee Minutes; Welsh District Minutes; Reports; Accounts; Conference, 16 Oct 1920; Correspondence; Other records. University of Wales Adult Education Classes 1919-1938. Personal papers of W. J. Davies 1938-1951 and n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

Papers of W.J. Davies of 155 Chemical Road, Morriston, who was one of the founders of the Workers' Educational Association in Swansea and involved generally in the provision of adult education in the area. The papers relate to his work in this sphere. W. J. Davies served on Swansea Borough Council 1918-1947, was chairman of its Education Committee 1927-1930 and 1933-1947, and was Mayor in 1934-1935.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Custodial History

This collection was originally received and held by Swansea Library and later transferred to West Glamorgan Archives.

Accruals

Accruals are possible.