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National Library of Wales
Hampson-Jones, Victor, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 VHAMPJONES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Victor Hampson-Jones Papers

Short Title: Hampson-Jones, Victor, papers

Creation date(s): 1881-1975 (accumulated [early 20th century]-1975)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.058 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Victor Hampson-Jones


Administrative/Biographical history: Victor Hampson-Jones (1909-1977), lecturer and trade union official in Maesteg, Glamorgan, was an active member of Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru (the National Union of Welsh Teachers), and edited its journal, Undeb-Unity, from 1948. His interests included the law, education, Welsh nationalism, Christianity, medieval Welsh history and English literature.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Victor Hampson-Jones, 1881-1975, comprising lectures and speeches, 1966-1973, teaching notes, radio scripts, 1966-1975, material relating to lawsuits and tribunals involving trades union members, 1960-1975, material relating to Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru, 1953-1972, and personal and family papers, 1881-1973.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: lectures and speeches; notes; BBC; lawsuits and tribunals; papers relating to Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru; offprints and pamphlets; miscellaneous papers.

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 1985, pp. 23-24, at the National Library of Wales. The list is available online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The archive seems to have been in the custody of Hampson-Jones's family or fellow union members, and was subsequently in the possession of David Harbourne, until it was purchased by the National Library of Wales.

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from David Harbourne, Cardiff, in August 1984.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Moore for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1985.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Education | Wales
Hampson-Jones, Victor, | 1909-1977 | Archives
Trades union members | Wales | Archives
Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru | Records and correspondence

Personal names
Hampson-Jones , Victor , 1909-1977

Corporate names
Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru


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