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National Library of Wales
Richards, T. Euroswydd, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 TEURDS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: T. Euroswydd Richards Papers

Short Title: Richards, T. Euroswydd, papers

Creation date(s): [c. 1910]-1965

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Tom Euroswydd Afan Richards


Administrative/Biographical history: Tom Euroswydd Afan Richards (1898-1966) of Haverfordwest, later of Swansea, spent part of his career as a professional singer in London. He was also conductor of the Haverfordwest Musical/Choral Society and eisteddfod adjudicator. After moving to Swansea, apparently in the late 1950s, he was involved with amateur boxing as a writer, broadcaster and administrator.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Tom Euroswydd Afan Richards, comprising letters, 1918-1942; papers relating to radio broadcasts, 1927-1932; concert programmes, 1924-1945; press cuttings relating to his career as a musician, including his conductorship of the Haverfordwest Music/Choral Society, and as a broadcaster and eisteddfod adjudicator, c.1910-1947; correspondence, press cuttings and photographs reflecting his involvement with amateur boxing in Swansea, c.1958-1965; and miscellaneous items.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into six files as follows: letters; papers relating to radio broadcasts; concert programmes; press cuttings relating to his musical career and eisteddfod adjudication; papers reflecting his activities in Swansea, particularly boxing; and miscellaneous.

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 1984' at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line.


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 his widow Mrs. M.J. Richards, 49 Harford Court, Derwen Fawr, Swansea, in May and August 1984



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following source was used for the preparation of the description: NLW Minor Lists and Summaries, 1984.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003

Boxing | Wales | Swansea
Choral societies | Wales | Haverfordwest
Conductors (Music) | Wales | Haverfordwest
Music | Wales | Haverfordwest
Musicians | Wales | Archives
Radio broadcasters | Wales
Richards, T. Euroswydd (Tom Euroswydd Afan), | 1898-1966 | Archives
Singers | Wales

Personal names
Richards , T. Euroswydd (Tom Euroswydd Afan) , 1898-1966

Corporate names
Haverfordwest Musical/Choral Society


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