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Morgan, Horace, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 HORGAN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Horace Morgan Papers

Short Title: Morgan, Horace, papers

Creation date(s): 1899-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.058 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Horace Morgan

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Horace Morgan was educated at University College, Swansea, and taught at various schools before becoming the minister of Beulah Baptist chapel in Cwm-twrch, Carmarthenshire. He lived nearby at Ystradgynlais, Breconshire, and wrote a thesis on 'The history of religion in the parish of Ystradgynlais: a study in proletarian culture'. He also wrote and produced his own plays.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Horace Morgan, 1899-1974, including notes on the history of Ystradgynlais and a typescript copy of his thesis 'The history of religion in the parish of Ystradgynlais: a study in proletarian culture'; typescript of an article 'The passing of the old canal at Ystradgynlais'; typescript copies of stage plays written by him, 1940s; and lists of baptisms, new members and burials at Beulah chapel, 1899-1928.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to date of acquisition.

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, p.58, and 1996, p. 49, 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 his daughter, Mrs Wendy Harries, Loughborough, per Prof. Ieuan Gwynedd Jones, Aberystwyth, in 1988, and 1995.

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 1989.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Beulah Baptist chapel (Cwm-twrch, Wales) | Archives
Canals | Wales | Ystradgynlais
Morgan, Horace, | of Ystradgynlais | Archives
Ystradgynlais (Wales) | History

Personal names
Morgan , Horace , of Ystradgynlais

Corporate names

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