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National Library of Wales
Bridges, Myfanwy, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MYGES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Myfanwy Bridges Papers

Short Title: Bridges, Myfanwy, papers

Creation date(s): 1923-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.018 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Gertrude Myfanwy Bridges


Administrative/Biographical history: Gertrude Myfanwy Bridges (1908-1987), from Newport, Gwent, was the daughter of the Rev. David Davies and Gertrude Lloyd Davies.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Myfanwy Bridges, including pocket diaries, 1923-1982; journals, 1934-1945; holiday journals, 1965-1985; unpublished prose and verse writings, [1960s]-1983; notes and drafts, 1951-1983; and personal and family papers, [1920s]-1987.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: pocket diaries; journals; holiday journals; prose and verse writings.

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 1989, pp.1-2, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by her brother Dr. Lloyd Davies, Gilwern, Gwent, in 1989.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1989.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Bridges family, | of Newport
Bridges, Myfanwy | Archives
Bridges, Myfanwy | Diaries
Welsh literature | 20th century

Personal names
Bridges , Myfanwy

Corporate names

Newport (Wales)

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