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Williams, L. Eirlys, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LERAMS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: L. Eirlys Williams Papers

Short Title: Williams, L. Eirlys, papers

Creation date(s): 1905-1978 (accumulated [1949]-1978)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): L. Eirlys Williams

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: L. Eirlys Williams (fl. 1933-1978), of Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, wife of the Rev. E. J. Williams, carried out work for the Baptist Union of Wales over a period of forty years. The Union produced The Inset, a quarterly newspaper for the Welsh section of the Baptist Ministers' and Missionaries' Wives Prayer Union, beginning in October 1941. Mrs Williams was the editor, 1950-1964. The Baptist Missionary Society (Women's Missionary Association) produced a series of publications called Prayer Partners from 1933, translated into Welsh by Mrs Williams under the title Cymheiriaid Gweddi (later Partneriaid Gweddi), 1933-1975.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Mrs L. Eirlys Williams, 1905-1978, relating to her work for the Baptist Union of Wales and other Baptist causes, including letters to the Rev. and Mrs E. J. Williams [L. Eirlys Williams], 1949-1964; letters from various correspondents addressed to Mrs M. Christy Davies, secretary of the Welsh Baptist Ministers' and Missionaries' Wives Prayer Union, 1950-1953; Baptist Union of Great Britain and Ireland papers and printed material, 1930-1978; Baptist Union of Wales papers and printed material, including copies of The Inset, 1941-1978; and Baptist Missionary Society papers and printed material, 1905-1974, including English and Welsh copies of Prayer Partners, 1933-1974.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: letters to Rev. & Mrs E. J. Williams; letters to Mrs M. Christy Davies; Baptist Union of Great Britain & Ireland; Baptist Union of Wales; Baptist Missionary Society; and miscellanea.

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 is available online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs L. Eirlys Williams, Aberystwyth, Dyfed, 1978.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some records acquired by L. Eirlys Williams pre-date her birth.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW Project. The following source was used for the compilation of the description: NLW, Schedule, L. Eirlys Williams.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Baptists | Wales
Religious newspapers and periodicals | Wales

Personal names
Williams , L. Eirlys

Corporate names
Baptist Missionary Society
Baptist Union of Great Britain and Ireland
Baptist Union of Wales

Places
Aberystwyth (Wales)
Wales ()

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