GB 0210 JOHNNES
John Henry Jones Papers,
- 1889-1985 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.063 cubic metres (7 small boxes)
Name of creator
Dr John Henry Jones (1909-1985), of Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, was Director of Education for Cardiganshire, 1944-1972. He studied Classics at the University College of North Wales, Bangor. He wrote articles on the subject of classical literature and translated works into Welsh including Homer's Odyssey and Aeschylus's Agamemnon.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mrs Marian Henry Jones, Aberystwyth, widow of John Henry Jones, 1992, 1996.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers of Dr John Henry Jones, 1889-1985, including research papers, 1929-1940; translation notes, 1943-1984; poetry, [1940s]-1953; articles and addresses, 1935-1985; material relating to education in Cardiganshire, 1889-1985; and to Ambrose Bebb's article in Y Genhinen.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: research papers; translations; poetry; articles and addresses; education; and miscellaneous; and Ambrose Bebb and Y Genhinen.
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 in Minor Lists and Summaries 1992, pp. 74-78, 1997, p. 64, at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes earlier material collected by Dr Jones.
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Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1992, 1997.