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Williams, E. R., Patagonia, papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ERIAMS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Papurau E. R. Williams (Patagonia)

Short Title: Williams, E. R., Patagonia, papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): 1933-1951

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.045 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Name of creator(s): E. Roberts Williams (Patagonia); Elizabeth Jeane Roberts Williams


Administrative/Biographical history: E. Roberts Williams (1883-1952) was a minister in Patagonia, emigrating from Wales in 1930. He was minister for six churches in Dyffryn Camwy (Chubut), Argentina, members of Undeb Eglwysi Efengylaidd Camwy. He was also a governor or Ysgol Ganolradd Y Gaiman. He corresponded with Undeb y Cymry ar Wasgar and the British Council, and took part in eisteddfod competitions. He wrote articles about church affairs under the name 'Syllydd'. He died in Chubut in 1952. His daughter, Elizabeth Jeane Roberts Williams, was educated in Chubut, attending Coleg Cenedlaethol Trelew in the 1940s.


Scope and content/abstract: Papurau E. R. Williams, yn ymwneud yn bennaf รข chapeli, ysgolion ac eisteddfodau ym Mhatagonia, 1933-1951, a phapurau Elizabeth Jeane Roberts Williams, llyfrau ysgol yn bennaf, 1945-1949. = Papers of E. R. Williams, mainly relating to chapels, schools and eisteddfodau in Patagonia, 1933-1951, and papers of Elizabeth Jeane Roberts Williams, mainly school notebooks, 1945-1949.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, Spanish

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: E. R. Williams papers; Elizabeth Jeane Roberts Williams papers; and printed material.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available (in Welsh), in Minor Lists and Summaries 1998, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records purchased by NLW have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from Jeff Towns, Dylan's Bookstore, Swansea, in 1997.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1998.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Eisteddfodau | Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
Religious institutions | Argentina | Chubut
Schools | Argentina | Chubut
Welsh | Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
Williams, E. Roberts, | 1883-1952 | Archives
Williams, Elizabeth Jeane Roberts | Archives

Personal names
Williams , E. Roberts , 1883-1952
Williams , Elizabeth Jeane Roberts

Corporate names

Chubut (Argentina)
Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)

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