Fonds GB 0210 WATKINS - Lord Watkins Papers,

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Lord Watkins Papers,


  • 1889-1978 / (Creation)

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0.037 cubic metres (3 boxes and 1 volume).

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Hanes bywgraffyddol

Tudor Elwyn Watkins was born at Abercrave in 1903. He worked as a miner from 1917 until 1925, served as a Labour Party agent at Brecon and Radnor from 1925 until 1933, and was the general secretary to the Breconshire Association of Friendly Societies from 1937 until 1948. He was the Labour Member of Parliament for Brecon and Radnor from 1945 until 1970 and avidly supported the Parliament for Wales Campaign in the early 1950s. He was also a supporter of CND. In 1970 he retired from parliament and entered the House of Lords as Baron Watkins of Glantawe. He died in 1983.

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Lady Watkins, Tudor Watkins's widow; Brecon; Donation; August 1985

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The collection comprises mainly leaflets, correspondence and papers, 1924-1966, relating to Labour politics in the Brecon and Radnor constituency. There are also papers concerning the Labour Party in Wales, 1928-1952; the Parliament for Wales campaign, 1950-1956; Tudor Watkins's visits to Russia in 1961 and to Patagonia in 1965; papers concerning Tudor Watkins's elevation to the House of Lords in 1972; and material deriving from the Brecon and Radnor by-election in 1939.

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Action: All records have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System o drefniant

Arranged into fifteen folders by subject.

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Amodau rheoli mynediad

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

Amodau rheoli atgynhyrchu

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Iaith y deunydd

  • Saesneg
  • Cymraeg

Sgript o ddeunydd

Nodiadau iaith a sgript

English, Welsh.

Cyflwr ac anghenion technegol

Cymhorthion chwilio

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1986, pp. 81-82, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds. Tudor Watkins had evidently acquired newspapers and press cuttings relating to the 1889 national eisteddfod.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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


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Dyddiadau creadigaeth adolygiad dilead

August 2006.


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Compiled by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1986, pp. 81-82; Ivor Rees, Welsh Hustings, 1885-2004 (Llandybie, 2005);

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