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National Library of Wales
National Museum of Wales, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 NATEUMES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: National Museum of Wales Records

Short Title: National Museum of Wales, records

Creation date(s): 1967-1986

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.038 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): National Museum of Wales

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The National Museum of Wales was established by Royal Charter in 1907. It currently receives the majority of its funding through the Welsh Assembly Government as an Assembly Sponsored Public Body. The Council is the executive body of the National Museum of Wales. Dr Elwyn Davies, who donated the papers to NLW, was a member of the Council of the National Museum of Wales and chairman of the Welsh Folk Museum at St Fagan's.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Minutes of the Council of the National Museum of Wales and of committees connected with the Museum, 1967-77, 1980-6, draft annual report, 1982-3, and papers relating to the Welsh Folk Museum for the period 1967-86, with a copy of a substantial draft discussion paper entitled 'Tape Recording and Welsh Folk Life' (April 1983).

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by date of donation.

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.41; 1984, p.42; 1987, p. 82, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed 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 Dr. Elwyn Davies, Tenby, in 1982-1983, and transferred from the papers of the late Elwyn Davies donated by Mrs Nan Davies, 1986.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further papers relating to the Council and other administrative bodies of the National Museum of Wales and to the Welsh Folk Museum Committee, 1965-82, are in NLW, donated by H.J. Lloyd-Johnes.

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, p.41; 1984, p.42; 1987, p.82; Bassett, Douglas, The Making of a National Museum II.

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
National Museum of Wales | Administration
Welsh Folk Museum | Administration

Personal names

Corporate names
National Museum of Wales
National Museum of Wales | Council

Places
Cardiff (Wales)
Wales ()

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