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Queen Mary, University of London

JONES, Gwyn Owain (1917-2006)


Reference code(s): GB 0370 GJ

Held at: Queen Mary, University of London

Title: JONES, Gwyn Owain (1917-2006)

Date(s): c1955-2002

Level of description: Collection (fonds)

Extent: 2 boxes

Name of creator(s): Jones | Gwyn Owain | 1917-2006 | Professor of Physics


Administrative/Biographical history:

Gwyn Owain Jones (1917-2006) CBE, joined Queen Mary College in 1949. Professor and Head of the Department of Physics, 1953-1968. Resigned in 1968 to become Director of the National Museum of Wales. Fellow of Queen Mary College 1969.


Scope and content/abstract:

Box 1
Advanced, occasional post-graduate and non physics lecture notes. Lecture notes, religion, scientific attitudes to life 1959 and physics and philosophy and religion 1955. Correspondence and lecture notes and very occasional lectures, physical society 1969-1971, post-graduate lectures lattice dynamics c1960-1970s. Lecture at University of London Council 1970. Miscellaneous lectures speeches 1963-1974, social responsibility of science 1958-1960, occasional physics 1961-1966, science for arts students 1963-1968, advanced thermo dynamics and classical statistics mechanics c1967, theory of solids. Physics at Queen Mary College 40 Years On c 2002.

Box 2
Notes for obituary J.Rotblat 2004, reprints of articles by G.O.Jones c1950.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

2 boxes as set out in Scope and Content

Conditions governing access:

Open. The Archives are available for access in the Archives Reading Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Mile End Library. The Archives Reading Room is open Mondays to Fridays 9am-4pm by appointment only. Contact the Archives for more information: Archives, Main Library QMUL, 328 Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, telephone: 020 7882 3873, email: For more information about the Archives see the website:

Conditions governing reproduction:

No material may be published without the prior permission of both the copyright holder and the Library. All applications for publication must be made to the Archivist in the first instance, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user.

Finding aids:

No additional finding aids.

Detailed catalogue


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

donated to archives in 2010



Archivist's note: Complied by Nicola Wood

Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: Jun 2015

Physics education | Science education

Personal names
Jones | Gwyn Owain | 1917-2006 | Professor of Physics

Corporate names