John Lewis, Swansea, Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Swansea Mansion House Visitor's Book, kept during the mayorality of Alderman John Lewis 1925; scrap books of newspaper-cuttings compiled by the Lewis family relating to personal, municipal and social affairs in Swansea c1921-1935 and c1925-1931; scrapbook of newspaper-cuttings compiled by Mr and Mrs John Lewis during a visit to the Baptist World Alliance at Atlanta, Georgia 1939; envelope of miscellaneous loose press cuttings c1925-1945; envelope of miscellaneous family and other photographs relating to John Lewis's mayorality and to municipal and social life in Swansea c1920-1950; envelope of miscellaneous personal correspondence of John Lewis with related papers c1920-1952; statement of accounts of the Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales, held in Swansea 1926.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Lewis was Mayor of Swansea in 1924. He was an Alderman and a Justice of the Peace. He was a clothier by trade and the first Mayor of Swansea to take up residence in the Mansion House, Swansea [Abertawe].

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