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Roberts, Evan, Llandderfel, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 EROBERTS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Evan Roberts, Llandderfel, Papers

Short Title: Roberts, Evan, Llandderfel, papers

Creation date(s): 1842-1955

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.081 cubic metres (9 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Evan Roberts


Administrative/Biographical history: Evan Roberts, (1877-1958), from Llandderfel, Merionethshire, was a local historian and a close friend of John Cowper Powys.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers relating to the historian Evan Roberts, Llandderfel, Merionethshire, 1842-1955, including letters and postcards, 1921-1955, from a wide range of correspondents, including John Cowper Powys, unpublished manuscript works by various authors; lectures and articles by Evan Roberts; research notes. There is also a poor law rate book for the parish of Llandderfel, 1842-1845.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged by date of acquisition: purchase 1949; donation September 1951; donation 1952; donation October 1955; donation August 1956. Within each group, the material is divided into miscellanea; letters; postcards; and articles, reviews and lectures.

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 donated to the NLW have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Evan Roberts, Llandderfel, between 1949 and 1956.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The papers predate the life of Evan Roberts.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Evan Roberts Papers.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2003

Llandderfel (Wales) | History
Poor laws | Wales | Llandderfel
Powys, John Cowper, | 1872-1963 | Correspondence
Roberts, Evan, | of Llandderfel | Archives

Personal names
Powys , John Cowper , 1872-1963
Roberts , Evan

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