Fonds GB 0210 BRYJONES - Brynmor T. John Papers,

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Brynmor T. John Papers,


  • 1970-1988 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.099 cubic metres (11 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Brynmor Thomas John (1934-1988) was a Labour MP for Pontypridd, Glamorgan, 1970-1988. He was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Defence (RAF), 1974-1976; Minister of State for the Home Office, 1976-1979; Opposition; Spokesman on Northern Ireland, 1979-1980; Spokesman on defence and disarmament, 1980 and 1981; Spokesman for Social Security, 1981-1983; and Spokesman for Agriculture, 1984-1987.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by his widow Mrs Anne John, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan, 1989.

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Scope and content

Papers of Brynmor T. John, 1970-1988, mainly relating to his career as a politician, including Constituency and Parliamentary correspondence and papers, 1970-1985; Constituency correspondence and papers, 1986-1988; records relating to the Pontypridd Division Labour Party, 1919-1970; records relating to the Labour Party, 1967-1976; papers relating to local government, 1967-1989; papers relating to general elections, 1966-1987; and papers relating to foreign affairs, 1965-1973.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into the following: constituency and parliamentary correspondence and papers; constituency correspondence and papers; general correspondence; Pontypridd Division Labour Party; Labour Party; local government; general elections; foreign affairs; subject files; and miscellaneous.

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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.

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1990, pp.45-48, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

May 2003


  • English



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 1990.

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  • Text: Brynmor T. John Papers.