GB 0210 TJJENKIN
T. J. Jenkin Papers,
- 1904-1965 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.315 cubic metres (11 boxes)
Name of creator
Thomas James Jenkin (1885-1965), from Maenclochog, Pembrokeshire, was Director of the Welsh Plant Breeding Station and Professor of Agricultural Botany in Aberystwyth. He also chaired the National Institute of Agricultural Botany and served as President of the Welsh Black Cattle Society in the 1950s, as well as acting as Agricultural Advisor for Wales on behalf of Dunns Farm Seeds Ltd, an agricultural firm based in Salisbury, Wiltshire. In addition, he took great interest in his family history, as well as local history in Pembrokeshire. He married Kate Laura Jenkin.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by David Jenkin, Wilmslow, Cheshire, in 1988.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers of Thomas James Jenkin, 1904-1965, including student lecture notes, 1907-1914; Welsh Plant Breeding Station records, 1922-1957; papers relating to Sir R. George Stapledon, 1919-1961; lectures, [c. 1915]-1958; correspondence, 1916-1965; records relating to Dunns Farm Seeds Ltd, 1950-1965; papers relating to Agricultural Societies, including the Welsh Black Cattle Society, 1916-1965, the National Institute of Agricultural Botany, 1954-1965, and the British Grassland Society, 1949-1964; family and personal papers, 1907-1972; diaries, 1907-1918, 1927-1965; financial papers, 1911-1965; press cuttings, 1929-1961; family and local history research notes and essays; lectures and addresses, 1917-1962; private papers of Kate Laura Jenkin, 1927-1960.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: academic and professional papers; family and personal papers; family and local history research notes and essays; lectures and addresses; miscellaneous; and papers of TJJ's wife, Kate Laura Jenkin.
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 1989, pp.32-39, 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.
Virtua system control number
Place access points
Name access points
- Jenkin, T. J. (Thomas James), 1885-1965 (Creator)
- Dunns Farm Seeds Ltd -- Records and correspondence. (Subject)
- Welsh Black Cattle Society -- Records and correspondence. (Subject)
- Welsh Seeds Growers Federation -- Records and correspondence. (Subject)
- Welsh Plant Breeding Station -- Archives. (Subject)
- National Institute of Agricultural Botany (Great Britain) (Subject)
- British Grassland Society -- Archives. (Subject)
- Welsh Plant Breeding Station. (Subject)
- Dunns Farm Seeds Ltd. (Subject)
- Jenkin, T. J. (Thomas James), 1885-1965 -- Archives. (Subject)
- Stapledon, Reginald George, 1882-1960 (Subject)
- Jenkin family, of Aberystwyth and Maenclochog -- Archives. (Subject)
- Jenkin, Kate Laura -- Archives. (Subject)
Genre access points
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 Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1989;