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Contact Details

Lowri Jenkins
Social & Cultural History
St Fagans National Museum of History

Cardiff
CF5 6XB

Phone: +44 (0)29 2057 3444

Staff Name

Lowri Jenkins

Job Title

Senior Curator Cultural Life (Maternity Cover)

Areas of Responsibility:

Welsh Social and Cultural History Archive Collections at St. Fagans: National History Museum. Specific area of expertise Manuscript and Photographic Collection. Manuscripts and Photographic collections include material relating to the daily lives of people in Wales e.g. working life; domestic life; social life; cultural life and educational life and sources of other specialist interest including Welsh furniture; costume; crafts and traditional building techniques.

Qualifications, memberships and relevant positions

MA Modern and Contemporary History (University of Glamorgan); Postgraduate Diploma in Archive Administration (Aberystwyth); Member of the Archive and Records Association; Member of the Women’s Archive of Wales.

Research Interests

Nineteenth and twentieth-century Welsh Women’s History specifically the impact of religion and Nonconformity on the Women of Wales and Welsh Women’s protest including donated papers on events at Greenham Common; Use of Archive material to engage with community groups such as Dementia sufferers. 

Keywords

Manuscript Archive; Photographic Archive; Welsh Women’s nineteenth and twentieth-century history and impact of Religion and Nonconformity; Welsh Women Protest History including Greenham Common; Use of archives with community groups and dementia sufferers.

Selected Publications