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John, Brynmor T., papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 BRYJONES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Brynmor T. John Papers

Short Title: John, Brynmor T., papers

Creation date(s): 1970-1988

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.099 cubic metres (11 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Brynmor T. John


Administrative/Biographical history: Brynmor Thomas John (1934-1988) was a Labour MP for Pontypridd, Glamorgan, 1970-1988. He was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Defence (RAF), 1974-1976; Minister of State for the Home Office, 1976-1979; Opposition; Spokesman on Northern Ireland, 1979-1980; Spokesman on defence and disarmament, 1980 and 1981; Spokesman for Social Security, 1981-1983; and Spokesman for Agriculture, 1984-1987.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Brynmor T. John, 1970-1988, mainly relating to his career as a politician, including Constituency and Parliamentary correspondence and papers, 1970-1985; Constituency correspondence and papers, 1986-1988; records relating to the Pontypridd Division Labour Party, 1919-1970; records relating to the Labour Party, 1967-1976; papers relating to local government, 1967-1989; papers relating to general elections, 1966-1987; and papers relating to foreign affairs, 1965-1973.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: constituency and parliamentary correspondence and papers; constituency correspondence and papers; general correspondence; Pontypridd Division Labour Party; Labour Party; local government; general elections; foreign affairs; subject files; and miscellaneous.

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 1990, pp.45-48, 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 his widow Mrs Anne John, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan, 1989.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1990.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

John, Brynmor, | 1934-1988 | Archives
Labour Party Wales
Politics, Practical | Great Britain
Pontypridd Division Labour Party | Archives

Personal names
John , Brynmor , 1934-1988

Corporate names
Labour Party (Great Britain)
Pontypridd Division Labour Party

Pontypridd (Wales)

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