- 1895-1963 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.667 cubic metres (24 boxes)
Name of creator
Herbert Stanley Jevons (1875-1955) was Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire, Cardiff, Glamorgan. His father was the mathematician William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882). Herbert Stanley Jevons was the first Secretary of the Abyssinian Association and the first treasurer of the Anglo-Ethiopian Society. He corresponded extensively with John Maynard Keynes. His publications include Material for Economic Equality in the Cooperative Commonwealth (1933).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mrs Rosamond Könekamp, Newport, Pembrokeshire, daughter of Herbert Stanley Jevons, 1962, 1965, and by Emeritus Professor R. D. Collinson Black, Belfast, 1977.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers mainly relating to the published work of Herbert Stanley Jevons, 1895-1963, correspondence on overseas development, coal and economics, 1909-1949; correspondence on housing in Wales, 1912-1914; papers relating to Ethiopia, 1935-1955, including correspondence with Emperor Haile Selassie I, 1937-1953; letters between Herbert Stanley Jevons and John Maynard Keynes, 1930-1936.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: published works; unpublished works; articles; correspondence; material on various subjects; correspondence; Abyssinia; and miscellaneous (1st group); published works, unpublished works, geological material, articles, etc.; files of correspondence (2nd group); correspondence; and miscellanea (3rd group).
Conditions of access and use area
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
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
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Place access points
Name access points
- Abyssinian Association -- Records and correspondence (Subject)
- Anglo-Ethiopian Society -- Records and correspondence (Subject)
- Abyssinian Association. (Subject)
- Anglo-Ethiopian Society. (Subject)
- Jevons, H. Stanley, b. 1875 -- Archives (Subject)
- Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946 -- Correspondence (Subject)
- Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946 (Subject)
- Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, 1892-1975 (Subject)
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Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Herbert Stanley Jevons Papers; New Advent website(www.newadvent.org), viewed 20 February 2003; Turnbull website (www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk), viewed 20 March 2003; and Jevons family website (rylibweb.man.ac.uk), viewed 20 March 2003; Jevons website (www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk), viewed 20 March 2003; John Maynard Keynes website (cepa.newschool.edu), viewed 20 March 2003.