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Jones, Emyr Wyn, Dr, papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0210 DEMONES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Papurau Dr Emyr Wyn Jones

Short Title: Jones, Emyr Wyn, Dr, papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): [1920x1988]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.021 cubic metres (2 boxes, 1 volume)

Name of creator(s): Dr Emyr Wyn Jones


Administrative/Biographical history: Dr Emyr Wyn Jones was born in Waunfawr, Caernarfonshire, 23 May 1907. He was educated at the County School, Caernarfon, and later studied Medicine at the University of Liverpool. He spent most of his professional life as a cardiologist in Liverpool, but made his home in Llansannan, and on retirement moved to Rhiw on the Llyn Peninsula. His contact with Wales - its people, culture and history, remained strong throughout. He wrote extensively on medical, historic and literary topics and served on many national bodies, including the British Cardiac Society, the Welsh Language Medical Society, the National Library and the National Museum of Wales, and also served on the council of the Welsh College of Medicine in Cardiff and as President of the Court of the National Eisteddfod. For his services to Welsh culture he was awarded the honorary degree of LLB of the University of Wales. He died 14 January 1999.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Dr Emyr Wyn Jones, [1920x1988], comprising essays, articles, addresses, reviews and adjudications, mainly of a medical, historic or literary nature; together with some personal papers.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Original order

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 1989, p.40, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Dr Emyr Wyn Jones, Rhiw, Pwllheli, 1988.


Related material: Related papers are NLW ex 661-2, 715-17, 1021, 1050, 1342, 1391, 1448, 1453, 1458-9, 1501, 1546-7, 1603, 1700, 1774, 1880, and NLW Facs 628; and University of Wales Bangor, Dr Emyr Wyn Jones Papers.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1989; Cylchgrawn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Libraray of Wales Journal, 30 (1998); and NLW, Ysgrifau Coffa = Obituaries 1999.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

History | Wales
Jones, Emyr Wyn | Archives
Medicine | England
Medicine | Wales
Physicians | England | Liverpool
Physicians | Wales | Archives
Welsh literature

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Jones , Emyr Wyn

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