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A.J. Williams Papers,

  • GB 0210 AJOHIAMS
  • Fonds
  • 1767-1951 (accumulated 1901 x 1951) /

Papers of Arthur John Williams, 1881-1943, including political papers comprising letters, 1868-1911; papers relating to legal, electoral and land reforms, 1867-1911; papers relating to his parliamentary elections in Birkenhead and Glamorgan, 1880-1895; papers relating to South Glamorgan politics, 1886-1924; material concerning the National Liberal Club, 1883-1951; diaries, 1864-1911; diaries of Rose Harriette Thompson Crawshay 1868-1943; and family and financial papers, 1767-1943.

Williams, Arthur John, 1833-1911.

Ben G. Jones Papers,

  • GB 0210 BENJONES
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1989 (accumulated [c. 1930]-1987) /

Papers, 1889-1988, of Ben G. Jones, including academic notes, 1932-1935; personal letters, 1942-1968; political papers, 1935-1985; correspondence relating to politics in Merionethshire, 1963-1967; press cuttings, 1958-1963, printed material relating to the four main political parties in Wales, 1949-1966; papers relating to the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, 1939-1988; minute book, 1889-1909, of the London Welsh Mutual Improvement Societies' Union; papers deriving from the compilation and publication of the Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1953-1986; papers relating to his public life, 1968-1984, including the Kilbrandon Commission, 1936-1969, the BBC, 1968-1978, UCW Aberystwyth, 1968-1985, and the Agricultural Land Tribunal, 1980-1984; minute book, 1889-1909, of the London Welsh Mutual Improvement Societies' Union; and papers relating to the status of the Welsh language and to teaching and broadcasting through the medium of Welsh, 1965-1987.

Jones, Ben G. (Benjamin George), 1914-1989

Cardiganshire Liberal Association Records,

  • GB 0210 CARLIB
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1974 /

Records of the Cardiganshire Liberal Association, 1921-1974, including minute books, 1923-1951; correspondence, financial and other papers, 1914-1974; electoral registers, 1951-1964; press cuttings of political interest, 1900-1963.

Cardiganshire Liberal Association.

Clement Davies (Liberal MP) Papers,

  • GB 0210 CLEIES
  • Fonds
  • [1884]-1980 /

Clement Davies's papers, [c.1884]-1967, mainly Liberal Party papers, 1928-1962, Clement Davies's political career, 1929-1965, Welsh affairs, 1936-1962, peace movements, 1940-1962, foreign affairs, 1944-1962, constituency papers, 1951-1962, and home affairs, 1953-1963; and papers and correspondence of Jano Clement-Davies, 1873-1969, and papers of Stanley Clement-Davies, 1920-1963.

Clement Edward Davies.

Dr Roderic Bowen Papers

  • GB 0210 RODBOW
  • Fonds
  • 1901-2002

The fonds consists of a disappointingly small group of miscellaneous papers accumulated by Dr Roderic Bowen during the course of his political career and public life. They include printed matter, 1901-1993, press cuttings, 1906-1992, speech notes, [1950]-[2000], letters, 1955-2001, and pocket diaries, 1985-2000. There are also files of papers relating to the work of the Committee of Inquiry on Bilingual Road Signs in 1972, which he chaired, and to the unsuccessful attempt to secure a knighthood for Dr Bowen in 2000-2001.

Bowen, Roderic

E. T. John papers

  • GB 0210 ETJOHN
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1931

Personal and political papers of E. T. John, 1881-1931, including correspondence, 1886-1931; personal and family papers, 1882-1930; political papers, 1907-1930; papers relating to Welsh and Celtic cultural movements, 1912-1930; posters and programmes, 1881-1927; and miscellaneous papers and publications, [c. 1894]-1930.

John, Edward T. (Edward Thomas), 1857-1931

Emrys Roberts Records,

  • GB 0210 EMRRTS
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1983 /

Records and papers collected by Emrys Roberts, 1945-1983, including correspondence and papers relating to the National Eisteddfod, 1959-1976; the Development Board for Rural Wales, 1973-1981; and Wales (West and North) Television Ltd, 1960-1967. There are also papers relating to other committees on which Emrys Roberts sat, 1967-1983, and other miscellaneous papers, 1945-1981.

Roberts, Emrys, 1910-1990.

Frances Stevenson Family Papers

  • GB 0210 FRASON
  • Fonds
  • 1910-2018

The fonds comprises a substantial group of letters and papers, 1911-1972, acquired by Frances as private secretary to Lloyd George, including some business papers, notebooks of reminiscences and printed items. There are letters from a number of prominent politicians and public figures. There is also a small group of letters and papers, 1912-1965, concerning Lloyd George himself, papers, 1933-1946, relating to Jennifer Longford's schooldays, and a few papers relating to other members of the Stevenson family, notably Frances's sister Muriel and brother Paul. The material in sub-fonds G was loaned by Mrs Ruth Nixon of Camberwell to the National Library of Wales to be digitised in March 2013 and subsequently returned to her a few months later. Some of this material was subsequently purchased by NLW in 2017 and catalogued as sub-fonds H. The 2017 purchase includes various articles about Lloyd George, a draft memorandum partly in the hand of Lloyd George and partly in the hand of Frances Stevenson regarding the early part of the First World War, letters from Frances Stevenson to her family, including some from the Versailles Peace Conference, notes following Lloyd George's speeches and papers relating to Jennifer Longford including letters between her and Lloyd George.

Lloyd George, Frances, 1888-1972

Gwyn Griffiths Papers,

  • GB 0210 GWYITH
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1988 /

Papers of Gwyn Griffiths, 1970-1988, including various Liberal Party pamphlets, 1970-1981; papers concerning the Welsh League of Young Liberals, 1975-1977; correspondence and papers concerning the Liberal Ecology Group, 1978-1984; correspondence and papers concerning the Liberal Parliamentary Association, 1986-1988.

Griffiths, Gwyn, 1956-

Lloyd George Manuscripts

  • Fonds
  • 1890-1968

Papers, 1886-1968, of the Lloyd George family. The collection is comprised mainly of correspondence, the bulk of which is addressed to David Lloyd George, mostly from contemporary political figures and from members of his family. The political correspondence relates largely to Welsh affairs, including Disestablishment, the Welsh Church Commission, education and the investiture of the Prince of Wales in 1911, as well as to the Irish Question and the First World War. David Lloyd George's family correspondence includes letters, [c. 1886]-1941, between David Lloyd George and his wife Margaret, from David Lloyd George to his uncle Richard Lloyd, 1890-1916, and to David Lloyd George from his brother William George, 1891-1915; other family correspondence includes letters to Margaret Lloyd George, 1893-1939, from various correspondents, and from Margaret Lloyd George mainly to her daughter Olwen Carey-Evans, 1917-1939; correspondence and papers of Megan Lloyd George, daughter of David and Margaret Lloyd George, including letters, 1939-1957, to and from Labour politician Philip Noel-Baker and from other correspondents, 1910-1966, including her parents, together with a tour journal, 1923-1924, and diary, 1947, and correspondence and papers, 1914-[c. 1963], of Gwilym Lloyd George, son of David and Margaret Lloyd George, including a typescript draft, [c. 1960]-1962, of his (unpublished) autobiography; together with speech notes, notebooks and miscellaneous papers, [c. 1904]-1939, of David Lloyd George, and correspondence and papers, 1898-1909, relating to Mair Eluned Lloyd George, daughter of David and Margaret Lloyd George.

Lloyd George, David, 1863-1945

Lord Ogmore Papers

  • GB 0210 LORORE
  • Fonds
  • c.1819-1984 /

The 1989 group (no's 1-13) comprises political papers of Lord Ogmore, 1957-1976, mainly relating to party organisation and policy formation, comprising correspondence and other papers concerning the Liberal Party and the Welsh Liberal Party, 1959-1974, Welsh affairs such as devolution, 1957-1976, the investiture of the Prince of Wales, 1969-1973, and various printed political pamphlets. The 2014 group (no's 14-66) comprises family and political papers, including letters to his parent from Penang, 1930-1934, Cabinet Office, Colonial Office and Commonwealth papers relating to various colonies, particularly Sarawak and Burma, 1947-1970, and the investiture of the prince of Wales, 1967-1973.

Lord Ogmore.

Lord Rendel Papers

  • GB 0210 RENDEL
  • Fonds
  • 1819-1996

Papers of Stuart Rendel and family members, including papers relating to the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, and the proposal to establish the National Library of Wales and its development during the early years of its existence, 1883-1916; speeches, addresses and political papers relating to disestablishment of the church in Wales and the 1889 Intermediate Education Act, 1882-1909; press cuttings, 1881-1913; photographs, 1892; miscellaneous letters, 1878-1912; letters to Stuart Rendel, 1853-1912, including letters from A. C. Humphreys Owen, 1877-1905, family letters, 1853-1902, and letters from prominent political figures and Welsh public figures; letters and copies of letters from Rendel, 1880-1912; diaries, mainly recording details of Stuart Rendel's business activities, 1863-1869; notes of conversations with W. E. Gladstone, John Morley and H. H. Asquith, 1888-1910; papers relating to Chinese affairs and French and Chinese peace talks, 1884-1886; papers of James Meadows Rendel, including letters, 1828-1856, and papers relating to his estate, 1856-1859; letters of Catherine Jane Rendel, 1845-1855; letters and papers of George Wightwick Rendel, 1871-1902; papers relating to Rendel's other brothers, 1841-1889, and his daughters, 1882-1910; letters and papers of Harry Stuart Goodhart-Rendel, 1898-1959, and other papers concerning him, 1963-1977; papers, mainly letters, of the Goodhart family, 1819-1957; papers of Miss Rosemary Rendel, 1986-1996; papers of Sir George William Rendel, including: Foreign Office papers, 1917-1967, correspondence, 1912-1973, papers relating to the Catholic Union of Great Britain, 1942-1979, lectures, diaries and notes, 1915-1954, personal and family papers, 1908-1980, and material relating to the book The Sword and the Olive (1957), 1954-1986.

Rendel, Stuart Rendel, Baron, 1834-1913

Montgomeryshire Liberal Association Records,

  • GB 0210 MONTLA
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1988 /

Minute books, 1895-1971, of the Llandysilio Liberal Association, 1895-1909 and Montgomeryshire Liberal Association, 1920-1970; financial records; 1934-1989; administrative correspondence and papers, 1961-1984; files relating to the Liberal campaign in Montgomeryshire in the parliamentary elections, 1955-1983; constituency papers of Clement Davies, 1945-1962, and Emlyn Hooson, 1967-1979; press cuttings, 1962-1987; bound electoral registers for the parliamentary constituency of Montgomery, 1953-1983; papers relating to the Welsh Liberal Party, 1973-1979, the Montgomery in Europe Group, 1975, Young Liberals, 1970-1980, Liberal Party organization, 1977-1983, Supper Clubs, 1980-1983, Montgomeryshire Liberal Association Annual General Meetings, 1980-1985, Liberal Party Annual Conferences, 1980-1985, and the Welsh Campaign for Fair Votes, 1983-1984; printed materials, 1959-1987; Liberal party materials, 1963-1985; typescript draft policy statements, 1972-1974; Newsletters of the Montgomeryshire Liberal Association, 1978-1984; Association of Liberal Councillors, 1979-1984, and Focus, 1980-1982.

An additional group of records, 1904-1939, were received per Dr David Steeds comprising extensive files of correspondence, the minutes of the Association and its various committees and sub-committees, financial material, press cuttings and printed material. There are also many files deriving from the parliamentary general elections campaigns of the period 1906-29 in Montgomeryshire. There are also papers relating to the North Wales Liberal Federation, 1940-46, and the Liberal Federation of Wales, 1943-45. The records cover the period when David Davies, Llandinam (1880-1944) was the Liberal MP for Montgomeryshire, 1906-29, and the early years of its representation by his successor E. Clement Davies (1884-1962). This group remains uncatalogued.

Montgomery County Liberal Association.

Roger Roberts Papers,

  • GB 0210 ROGROB
  • Fonds
  • 1929-2015 (predominantly 1950-2015) Accumulated: [c. 1950]-2015 /

The second group, described here, comprises the personal political papers of the Rev. J. Roger Roberts. These include electoral ephemera, minutes, newspaper cuttings, reports and letters mostly relating to the Liberal Party / Liberal/SDP (Social Democratic Party) Alliance / Liberal Democratic Party, and in particular to the Liberal Party in the Conwy Constituency mainly between 1950 and 1999. The first group, donated in 1997, and described elsewhere, also contains some personal political papers relating to the Liberal Party, in particular to the Conwy Constituency, between 1946 and 1993. These include newsletters, leaflets, various publications, manifetstos, policy and constitutional papers, annual reports, newspaper cuttings, correspondence and minutes.

Roberts, Roger, 1935-

Papurau Syr Alun Talfan Davies,

  • GB 0210 ALUIES
  • fonds
  • 1938-1999 /

Gohebiaeth a phapurau eraill yn ymwneud â Llyfrau'r Dryw/Cristopher Davies (Cyhoeddwyr) Cyf, Landybïe, 1938-1972, yn cynnwys llythyrau at, ac oddi wrth lawer o lenorion pennaf Cymru; gohebiaeth yn ymwneud ag amrywiaeth o bynciau a sefydliadau gan gynnwys y diwydiant cyhoeddi, yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol, y Blaid Ryddfrydol, y Swyddfa Gymreig, Prifysgol Cymru, y BBC a HTV, Urdd Gobaith Cymru, Cronfa Trychineb Aberfan a Banc Brenhinol Cymru, 1943-1999; papurau cyfreithiol, 1964-1972; memoranda a chylchlythyrau, 1941-1986; a ffeiliau amrywiol yn cynnwys papurau personol, darlithoedd, torion papur newydd, ffotograffau a deunydd printiedig,1938-1987 = Correspondence and other papers concerning Llyfrau'r Dryw/Christopher Davies (Publishers) Ltd, Llandybïe, 1938-1972, including letters to and from many significant Welsh literary figures; correspondence concerning a variety of subjects and institutions including the publishing industry, the National Eisteddfod, the Liberal Party, the Welsh Office, the University of Wales, the BBC and HTV, Urdd Gobaith Cymru, the Aberfan Disaster Fund and the Royal Bank of Wales, 1943-1999; legal papers, 1964-1972; memoranda and circulars, 1941-1986; and miscellaneous files including personal papers, lectures, newspaper cuttings, photographs and printed matter, 1938-1987.

Davies, Alun Talfan, 1913-2000.