- 1908x1992 / (Creation)
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Papers of Lord Edmund-Davies of Holborn, London, reflecting his career as a barrister and High Court judge, including papers deriving from court cases in which he was involved, 1936-1983; papers relating to the Great Train Robbery, ; papers relating to the Aberfan Disaster Tribunal, 1966-1967, 1974; general legal papers, 1972-1986, including papers relating to the Welsh Language Act 1967, the work of the Committee of Inquiry on the Police, and the work and procedure of the House of Lords; photocopies of miscellaneous legal papers, 1908-1979; printed copies of appeals from the Court of Appeal to the House of Lords, 1947-1954; Lord Edmund-Davies' judge's notebooks, [1976x1985]; papers, mainly opinions of counsel relating to cases concerning the National Coal Board, 1947-1956; petitions against the Cardiff Corporation relating to water supply, 1954-1955; and minutes of meetings, reports, memoranda, etc. deriving from the work of the Committee of Inquiry on the Police, which Lord Edmund-Davies chaired, 1977-1979; together with papers relating to specific subjects such as the affairs of the London Welsh Trust, British Universities and Lord Edmund-Davies' selection as an observer for the British Government at the trial at Cairo of two Britons accused of spying, 1957-1986; speeches, lecture notes, and articles including legal speeches, [c. 1920s-1986], and offprints and typescripts of lectures by others, 1921-1983; correspondence files, 1967-1987; literary works by Lord Edmund-Davies, 1917-1929; correspondence and papers relating to his various appointments, 1942-1982; press cuttings, [1926x1992]; and miscellaneous correspondence and papers, 1908-1990.
Additional papers of Lord Edmund-Davies, Aberpennar, barrister and high court judge, including letters, papers relating to a visit to Canada, 1966, press cuttings, addresses to universities and other learned societies, and a number of photographs of him. This group remains uncatalogued.
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- Disasters -- Wales -- Aberfan
- Law -- Great Britain -- Cases.
- Universities and colleges -- Great Britain.
- Water-supply -- Wales -- Cardiff.
- Police -- Great Britain.
- Train robberies -- England.
- Lawyers -- England and Wales.
- Espionage -- Egypt -- Cairo.
- Welsh language.
- Wales -- Languages -- Law and legislation.
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- Davies, Edmund, 1906-1992 (Creator)
- London Welsh Trust Fund -- Records and correspondence (Subject)
- Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords (Subject)
- Great Britain (Committee of Inquiry on the Police) (Subject)
- Great Britain. National Coal Board. (Subject)
- London Welsh Trust. (Subject)
- Davies, Edmund, 1906-1992 -- Archives (Subject)
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