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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB 0099 KCLMA Jones, T
JONES, Dr Tim (b 1966)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
7 boxes


Name of creator(s)

JONES, Dr Tim (b 1966)

Administrative / Biographical history

Born, 1966; educated, Mold Alun High, University College Of Wales Aberystwyth, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel Germany, King's College University of London; Information Officer Greenfield Valley Heritage Trust, 1992-1995; Lecturer Liverpool Hope University College, 1995-1998; Liverpool University, 1996-1998; Liverpool John Moores University, 1996-1997; member of Study Group on Intelligence; news editor Record Collector magazine; 1998-.Publications:
Postwar counterinsurgency and the SAS, 1945-52: a special type of warfare (Frank Cass, London, 2001)
SAS, the first secret wars: the unknown years of combat and counter-insurgency (I B Tauris, London, 2005)
SAS: Zero Hour: the Secret Origins Of The Special Air Service (Greenhill, 2006)
The Holywell Workhouses (1995)
Living Conditions In 19th Century Holywell (1995)
Rioting In N. E. Wales 1536-1918 (Bridge Books, 1997)

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received from Dr Jones in two accessions in 2005 and 2006.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Dr Tim Jones' research notes, 2001-2006, for his books Postwar counterinsurgency and the SAS, 1945-52; SAS, the first secret wars and SAS: Zero Hour including notes from interviews.

System of arrangement

Original order.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archives and Information Management.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

This summary guide.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London

Description control

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

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.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

Oct 2006

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  • Armed forces
  • History
  • Military history
  • Military organizations
  • Special Forces
  • State security

Personal names

  • JONES, Dr Tim, author and historian, (b 1966)

Corporate names

  • Special Air Service x SAS
  • Special Forces

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