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D. Caradog Jones Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 DCARNES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: D. Caradog Jones Papers

Short title: Jones, D. Caradog, papers

Dates of creation: [c.1940]-1978

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): D. Caradog Jones


Administrative and biographical history: D. Caradog Jones (1910-1973) was the Labour Party candidate for Montgomeryshire in 1951, 1955 and 1959. He was the editor of The Social Survey of Merseyside, vols. I-III (1934). He also pubished with A. M. Carr-Saunders, A Survey of the Social Structure of England and Wales (1937).


Scope and content: Papers of D. Caradog Jones, [c.1940]-1978, comprising records relating to the Labour Party and Welsh rural areas, 1951-1959; general correspondence, 1951-1978; and papers and press cuttings, [1940x1959], concerning D. Caradog Jones and Montgomeryshire politics, 1940s-1950s.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: papers concerning the Labour Party and Welsh rural areas; general correspondence and papers; press cuttings concerning DCJ and Montgomeryshire politics (1st group); and miscellaneous letters to DCJ and carbon copies of letters from him (2nd group).

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 (in Welsh) is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1993, p.30, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs Megan Jones, Llandre, widow of D. Caradog Jones, 1992.



Publication note: Jones, J. G. 'D. Caradog Jones and Montgomeryshire politics', Montgomeryshire Collections 92 (2004), 127-143.

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1993.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: January 2004



Elections | Wales | Montgomeryshire

Jones, D. Caradog, | 1910-1973 | Archives

Labour Party (Great Britain) | Wales | Records and correspondence

Montgomeryshire (Wales) | Politics and government

Politicians | Wales | Archives

Rural development | Wales

Personal names

Jones, D. Caradog

Corporate names

Labour Party (Great Britain)

Montgomeryshire Labour Party

Welsh Regional Council of Labour