Meinwen Ruddock

Contact Details

Meinwen Ruddock-Jones
Social & Cultural History
St Fagans National Museum of History

Cardiff
CF5 6XB

Phone: +44 (0)29 2057 3427

Staff Name

Meinwen Ruddock-Jones

Job Title

Archivist

Areas of Responsibility:

Sound Archive, oral testimonies (archiving, ethics, copyright, preservation), Film Archive, Commercial Disk Archive, Phonograph Roll Collection, Ballad collection, Photography Archive, Manuscript Archive. Archive collections cover agriculture, crafts, housework, traditional cooking, traditional medicines and remedies, sports, children’s games, folk songs, seasonal customs, death and burial customs, industry, dialectology, folktales.

Qualifications, memberships and relevant positions

BA Welsh (Swansea University), Member of the Archive Records Association.

Research Interests

Sound and video archiving including ethics, copyright, preservation, records management and digital information management.  Oral testimonies relating to the social and cultural history of Wales, folklife, Welsh dialectology and sociolinguistics.

Keywords

Audio Visual Archive, Oral History, Sound, Film, Phonograph, Disk, Photography Archive, Manuscript Archive, Social and Cultural History of Wales, Dialectology.

Selected Publications