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National Library of Wales
Moss, Gwenfron, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 GWENMOSS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Gwenfron Moss Papers

Short Title: Moss, Gwenfron, papers

Creation date(s): 1920-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.155 cubic metres (8 boxes, 1 envelope)

Name of creator(s): Gwenfron Moss


Administrative/Biographical history: Gwenfron Moss (1898-1991), missionary, worked with the London Missionary Society in North China and India between 1928 and 1964.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Gwenfron Moss, 1920-1983, comprising letters, 1928-1964, from her to her family; journal letters giving an account of her voyages to China and India; circular letters and other printed material, 1920-1983; scripts, correspondence, contracts and other material, 1966-1979, relating to her broadcasts on radio and television; photograph albums; holiday diaries, 1966-1972; certificates and addresses presented to her, 1920-1964; and papers relating mainly to her work with the London Missionary Society in China and India, 1928-1964, including diaries, 1930-1938; correspondence, 1958-1972; and papers relating to deputation work and other public engagements, 1934-1977.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into 1984 donation (correspondence; and miscellaneous) and 1989 donation (diaries and journals; correspondence; notes, addresses and miscellaneous papers; photographs; 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 1985, Minor Lists and Summaries 1990 and Minor Lists and Summaries 1993 at the National Library of Wales.

Detailed catalogue


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 Gwenfron Moss and Hettie Edwards, Cardiff, in July 1984; by Gwenfron Moss, Llandough, South Glamorgan, per Mr Emyr Currie Jones, Cardiff, in August 1989; and by the Rev. Derwyn Morris Jones, General Secretary of the Welsh Congregational Union, Swansea, in 1993.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Moore for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1985; NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1990; NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1993.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

China | Description and travel
India | Description and travel
Missionaries | China
Missionaries | India
Missionaries | Wales | Archives
Missionaries | Wales | Diaries
Missionaries | Welsh
Moss, Gwenfron, | 1898-1991 | Archives

Personal names
Moss , Gwenfron , 1898-1991

Corporate names
London Missionary Society

China ()
India ()

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