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D J Williams collection

Reference code(s): GB 0217 SWCC : MNC/PP/30

Held at: Swansea University

Title: D J Williams collection

Short Title: D J Williams collection

Creation date(s): 1945-1963

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 file

Name of creator(s):

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Papers collected by D J Williams. David James Williams was born in 1897 and was a miner. He was a student at both the Central Labour College and Ruskin College. He was a checkweigher in the Fife Coalfield in 1926. D J Williams was also secretary of the Gwaun-cae-Gurwen Joint Lodges Committee in the 1930s and later became an Executive Council Member of the South Wales Miners' Federation (SWMF) and the miners' sponsored Labour MP for Neath 1945-1964. He died in 1972.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Speeches, 1945-1963 including sets of notes on various topics including trade-unionism, Socialism, politics, industry and economics.

ACCESS AND USE

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Conditions governing access: Accessible to all researchers by appointment. Please note that some collections contain sensitive information and access may be restricted.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Coal miners | Wales, South
Labour movements
Trades unions | Wales, South
Wales | Politics and government | 20th century

Personal names
Williams , David James , b. 1897

Corporate names
South Wales Miners' Federation.

Places
Neath (Wales)

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