E. D. Jones

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This article is about the librarian, for the Massachusetts millwright see Edward Dorr Jones.

Evan David Jones CBE, PhD, FSA, (6 December 1903 – 7 March 1987) was the Librarian of the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth from 1958 to 1969.

Dr. Jones was appointed Librarian of the National Library of Wales, the national legal deposit library of Wales, in 1958[1][2] A biographer, Jones wrote articles on Evan Lewis,[3] David Jones[4] and Joseph Harris[5] among others for the Dictionary of Welsh Biography.

Jones also wrote Victorian and Edwardian Wales from Old Photographs.[6] He was the editor when the entire works of Welsh bard Lewis Glyn Cothi were published in 1953, through the cooperation of the National Library of Wales and the University of Wales Press Board.[7]

He was survived by his wife Eleanor Jones.

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Thomas Parry
Librarian of the National Library of Wales
1958–1969
Succeeded by
David Jenkins