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Jones, Evan Tawe, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ETONES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Evan Tawe Jones Papers

Short Title: Jones, Evan Tawe, papers

Creation date(s): 1842-1969 (mainly 1905-1969) (accumulated [?1920s]-1969)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.067 cubic metres (3 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Rev. Evan Tawe Jones (b. 1890); Rev. Llewelyn J. Jones; Rev. Joseph Jervis


Administrative/Biographical history: The Rev. E. (Evan) Tawe Jones (b.1890) attended Wern School, Carmarthenshire, and Esgairdawe Congregational Chapel, 1905-1908. After being ordained as a minister, he served Pentre-ty-gwyn Congregational church, Carmarthenshire, leaving in 1921. He joined the Anglican church and became vicar of Llangwyryfon, Cardiganshire, 1936-1970. The Rev. Llewelyn J. Jones was curate of Fochriw, Glamorgan, 1932-1936.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Rev. E. Tawe Jones (b.1890), comprising exercise books containing sermons and sermon notes, 1917-1969; school and college notebooks, 1907-1909; miscellaneous notebooks containing Biblical commentary, lists of baptisms, marriages and burials, etc., 1905-1964; loose notes and press cuttings, 1919-1969; and papers acquired by him, consisting of notebooks of sermons by Rev. Llewelyn J. Jones, 1932-1936; and a notebook, 1842, containing sermons by the Rev. Joseph Jervis, Congregaionalist minister of Pen-y-graig, near Carmarthen.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: sermons; notebooks; press cuttings and miscellanea; (1982 donation); sermons; notebooks; and miscellaneous (1987 donation).

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.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1983, p. 26, and 1987, p. 52, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs Mary Ellis, Aberystwyth, 1982, 1987.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1983, 1987.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003

Clergy | Wales
Congregationalists | Wales
Jones, Evan Tawe, | 1890-1989 | Archives
Sermons | Wales

Personal names
Jervis , Joseph
Jones , Evan Tawe , 1890-1989
Jones , Llewelyn J. (Llewelyn John) , b. 1901

Corporate names


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