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Exhibition items relating to T. Harri Jones

Reference code(s): GB 0223 B/DX/19

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Title: Exhibition items relating to T. Harri Jones

Short title: Jones, T. Harri, exhibition items

Dates of creation: [1967]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (34 items)

Name of creator(s): No information found

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Thomas Henry (Harri) Jones (1921-1965) was a poet and university lecturer. He was born in Llanafan Fawr, Brecknockshire. He served in the Royal Navy, 1941-1946. He attended UCW Aberystwyth, graduating in English in 1947 and gaining an MA in 1949. He taught in Portsmouth, Hampshire, 1951-1959, then emigrated to Australia to lecture at Newcastle College, New South Wales. He wrote poetry in English and published three volumes: The Enemy in the Heart (1957), Songs of a Mad Prince (1960) and The Beast at the Door (1963). He drowned on 30 January 1965 and was survived by his wife, Madeline Scott, and three daughters. The Colour of Cockcrowing (1966) and The Collected Poems of T. Harri Jones (1977) were published posthumously. An exhibition on his life was mounted in 1967.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Items originating with an exhibition relating to T. Harri Jones, [1967], including an exhibition poster, 1967, family tree, and copies of photographs, poems, prose, letters and newspaper cuttings ([1927]-1965).

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: miscellaneous; exhibition boards.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited, 1992.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Exhibition items relating to T. Harri Jones (1921-1965), catalogue; Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1941-1970 (London, 2001).

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

Date(s) of description: April 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Jones, T. Harri | (Thomas Harri), | 1921-1965 | Exhibitions

Jones, T. Harri | (Thomas Harri), | 1921-1965 | Photographs

Poets, English language | Wales

Personal names

Jones, T. Harri (Thomas Harri), 1921-1965

Corporate names

Places

Australia

Llanafan-fawr