GB 0210 GARJON
Ronald and Stella Garrett-Jones Papers
- 1923-1989 (accumulated 1950-1989) (Creation)
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Extent and medium
0.143 cubic metres
Name of creator
Ronald and Stella Garrett-Jones were both political activists in the Cardiff area, 1960-1989. They were involved with the Communist Party, nationally and at branch level. They were also very active members of CND and of other peace movements and pressure groups. Stella Garrett-Jones was a women's rights campaigner, being chairwoman of the Wales Women's Right Committee and also a member of South Glamorgan Women's Committee.
The papers of Ronald and Stella Garrett-Jones were passed to their daughter, Anna Mercer, after the death of her father.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mrs Anna Mercer, Cardiff, daughter of Ronald and Stella Garrett-Jones, November 2000.; A2000/99
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds comprises the papers of Ronald and Stella Garrett-Jones, 1923-1989. These include printed material, periodicals and pamphlets, mostly relating to communism and peace, 1923-1989; miscellaneous letters, leaflets, pamphlets, catalogues, programmes, scripts and reports relating mainly to nature and the arts, 1950-1976; policy papers, resolutions, minutes, letters, reports and newsletters relating to the Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Great Britain and the Welsh Congress, 1960-1989; reports, letters, minutes, newsletters and leaflets relating to Women's Rights, 1970-1989; press releases, minutes and publications relating to the FUW (Farmers Union of Wales) and the TUC (Trades Union Congress), 1980-1989; together with newsletters, letters, leaflets, reports, submissions, posters, minutes, notebooks, newspaper cuttings and maps relating to various pressure groups, especially to CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament), 1981-1989.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: The fonds has been appraised: details are given at the appropriate level of description..
Accruals are possible.
System of arrangement
Arranged chronologically according to provenance at NLW into six series: printed material, miscellaneous issues, communism, women's rights, trade unions and pressure groups.
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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 laws apply
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Script of material
Language and script notes
English unless otherwise specified.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW.
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Existence and location of copies
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Compiled by Ifan Prys.