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Lewis, Lewis, ('Awenfab o Wynfe') papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LEWISLEW

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Lewis Lewis ('Awenfab o Wynfe') Papers

Short Title: Lewis, Lewis, ('Awenfab o Wynfe') papers

Creation date(s): 1732-1982

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.076 cubic metres (4 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Lewis Lewis; Ivor Lewis

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Lewis Lewis ('Awenfab o Wynfe', 1837-1906), poet, of Carnau-gwynion, Gwynfe, Llangadog, and his family were farmers on the foothills of the Black Mountains, Carmarthenshire. His father, Edward Lewis, moved from Cwmaman to Gwynfe in the 1850s.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Literary, family and business papers, 1732-1982, of Lewis Lewis ('Awenfab o Wynfe', 1837-1906), poet, of Gwynfe, Carmarthenshire, his son, Dr Ivor Lewis, St Asaph, and other members of his family, including drafts of poetry by Lewis Lewis; denominational diaries, 1848-1908; and letters, including correspondence, 1854-1947, between Lewis Lewis and relatives and friends in the United States and Canada.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: No obvious order.

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. 35; 1984, p. 38; 1985, p. 45; 1986, p. 52, 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 Ivor Lewis, St Asaph, in 1981; and by his widow, Mrs Nancie Lewis, in 1983, 1984 and 1986.

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, 1984, 1985, and 1986.

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
Lewis family, | of Capel Gwynfe | Archives
Lewis, Ivor, | 1895-1982 | Archives
Lewis, Lewis, | 1837-1906 | Archives
Welsh poetry | 19th century
Welsh poetry | 20th century

Personal names
Lewis , Ivor , 1895-1982
Lewis , Lewis , 1837-1906

Corporate names

Places

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