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Ditmas, E. M. R., papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 EMRDIERS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: E. M. R. Ditmas Papers

Short Title: Ditmas, E. M. R., papers

Creation date(s): 1919-1980

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.258 cubic metres (8 boxes, 1 case)

Name of creator(s): E.M.R. Ditmas

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: E. M. R. Ditmas lived in Benson, Oxfordshire. She was an expert of Arthurian studies and published Gareth of Orkney (1956).

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Research papers of E. M. R. Ditmas, 1919-1980, including material on art history and on folklore, 1919-1980; bibliographical, topographical, personal and subject indexes on Arthurian and mediaeval studies; papers relating to the International Arthurian Society; typescript drafts of studies of the Tristan legend and Geoffrey of Monmouth, [1960s], and correspondence concerning their publication, 1960-1972.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by box by date of acquisition.

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 Minor Lists and Summaries 1982, p.11; 1983 p.8, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Miss E. M. R. Ditmas, Moulsford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, September 1981, May 1982, January 1983 and November 1983, and per Mr G. V. Miles, Benson, Oxfordshire, August 1983.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, 1982; 1983;

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Art | History
Arthurian Romances | History and criticism
Ditmas, E. M. R. | (Edith Margaret Robertson), | 1896- | Archives
Folklore | Wales

Personal names
Ditmas , E. M. R. (Edith Margaret Robertson) , 1896-
Geoffrey , 1100?-1154 , of Monmouth , Bishop of St. Asaph

Corporate names
International Arthurian Society

Places
Benson (England)

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