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Idris Aeron, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 IDRRON

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Idris Aeron Papers

Short Title: Idris Aeron, papers

Creation date(s): 1931-1992

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.063 cubic metres (7 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Idris Elgina Williams


Administrative/Biographical history: Idris Elgina Williams (Idris Aeron) (1918-1992) was an artist and journalist who had equestrian and ornithological interests. She was a member of the Society of Equestrian Artists.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Idris Aeron, 1931-1992, relating mainly to her equestrian and ornithological interests, including correspondence, 1948-1992; articles and letters to the press, 1931x1992; personal papers, 1941-1992, including some copies of biographical articles and autobiographical notes; diaries, 1954-1992; drawings and photographs, 1967x1981; and miscellaneous papers, 1967-1992, which include papers relating to the Society of Equestrian Artists, 1981-1992.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: correspondence; articles and letters to the press; personal; diaries; drawings and photographs; and miscellaneous.

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 (in Welsh) is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1996, pp.28-30, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr Peter Jones, Director of Visual Arts, The Arts Council for Wales, in May 1995.


Related material: A group of photographs, paintings, drawings and ephemera are held in NLW, Special Collections (PG5777-818).


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1996.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003

Artists | Wales | Archives
Horsemanship | Wales
Idris Aeron, | 1918-1992 | Archives
Journalists | Wales | Archives
Ornithology | Wales

Personal names
Idris Aeron , 1918-1992

Corporate names
Society of Equestrian Artists


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