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National Library of Wales
Durrant's press cuttings

Reference code(s): GB 0210 DURRANTS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Durrant's Press Cuttings

Short Title: Durrant's press cuttings

Creation date(s): [1895]-[1939]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 2.632 cubic metres (89 boxes, several volumes)

Name of creator(s): Durrant's Press Cutting Agency


Administrative/Biographical history: Durrant's Press Cutting Agency, London, collected references to Wales in the national and regional (English and Welsh) press during the early decades of the twentieth century, probably as a service to the National Library of Wales.


Scope and content/abstract: Press cuttings relating to Wales and Welsh culture, such as religion, politics, literature, music, education, St. David's Day celebrations and the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol, individuals, and the National Library of Wales [1895]-[1939].


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into subjects.

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 at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



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, Schedule of Durrant's Press Cuttings; Alchin, A.M, Praise above all: Discovering the Welsh Tradition (Cardiff, 1991).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2003

Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Education | Wales
Eisteddfodau | Wales
National Library of Wales | Archives
Wales | History
Wales | Social life and customs
Welsh culture
Welsh literature
Welsh politics
Welsh religion | History and criticism

Personal names

Corporate names
Durrant's Press Cutting Agency (London, England)
National Library of Wales

Wales ()

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