Reference code(s): GB 0210 JGPTON
Held at: National Library of Wales
Title: J. Glyn Picton Papers
Short title: Picton, J. Glyn, papers
Dates of creation: 1949-1991
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.056 cubic metres (4 boxes)
Name of creator(s): J. Glyn Picton
Administrative and biographical history: J. Glyn Picton was senior lecturer in industrial economics at the University of Birmingham, 1947-1979. He served as an industrial arbitrator and as chairman on various bodies in the fields of health and industrial relations. Picton was also interested in researching the genealogy of the Picton family of Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.
Scope and content: Papers of J. Glyn Picton, 1949-1991, mainly papers concerned with his researches into General Sir Thomas Picton (1758-1815) and the Picton family, 1951-1991, including correspondence, 1949-1977; notes, 1951-1975; copies and transcripts of probate record and Pembrokeshire plea rolls; photographs and news cuttings, 1975-1984; and copies of printed sources; with also records, articles and lectures reflecting J. Glyn Picton's public service in the fields of national health and industrial relations, 1951-1977.
System of arrangement: Arranged by date of acquisition.
Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue, is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1986, p. 56, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr J. Glyn Picton, Birmingham, 1986, 1992.
Related units of description: A framed print of the first monument erected to Sir Thomas Picton in Carmarthen, 1827, has been transferred to the Department of Pictures and Maps (PE 4965). A pedigree of the Pictons of Pembrokeshire was previously donated by Mr Picton in 1974 (NLW Misc Recs 273).
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The printed volumes have remained with the papers, on the request of the donor.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1986; The Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940, (London, 1959).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of description: May 2003