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Lewis, Rose Mabel, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ROMLEWIS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Rose Mabel Lewis Papers

Short Title: Lewis, Rose Mabel, papers

Creation date(s): 1873-1917

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.018 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Rose Mabel Lewis


Administrative/Biographical history: Rose Mabel Lewis, (Lewis Armytage) (1853-1928) was a writer. She was married to Colonel Henry Lewis of Greenmeadow, Glamorgan. Her published work includes, four short stories, published under the pseudonym 'Lewis Armytage' in The Blue Mountains (London, 1890); [A Charade] (Cardiff, 1891), a play in 3 acts; Spindle and Shears: A Welsh Story (London, 1891); and [Poems] (Greenmeadow, 1917).


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Rose Mabel Lewis, 1873-1917, comprising journals, 1874-1912, including a journal containing an account of her honeymoon journey to the USA and Canada, together with a short story, 'The Shepherd Lord', notes on painting, knitting patterns and cookery recipes and other journals containing details of journeys to Jamaica, London and France, Las Palmas and Brittany; literary manuscripts, including notebooks with poetry and prose drafts, 1873-[c. 1914]; and printed material, 1891, 1917.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: journals; literary manuscripts; and printed material.

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.51-52, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from Lloyd W. Williams, in 1988.


Related material: A copy of The Blue Mountains (London, 1890) and duplicate copies of Mrs Henry Lewis, A Charade (Cardiff, 1891) and R. M. Lewis, Poems (Greenmeadow, 1917) have been transferred to the Department of Printed Books.


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

Armytage, Lewis, | 1853-1928 | Archives
Brittany (France) | Description and travel
Canada | Description and travel
English literature | Welsh authors
France | Description and travel
Jamaica | Description and travel
Las Palmas | Description and travel
London | Description and travel
United States | Description and travel

Personal names
Armytage , Lewis , 1853-1928

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