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National Library of Wales
Evans, S. Islwyn, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 SIEVANS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: S. Islwyn Evans Papers

Short Title: Evans, S. Islwyn, papers

Creation date(s): 1923-1973

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.108 cubic metres (12 boxes)

Name of creator(s): S. Islwyn Evans


Administrative/Biographical history: S. Islwyn Evans, journalist and press officer, was mining and industrial correspondent with the Western Mail and Echo from 1932 until 1947, and Public and Press Relations Officer for the South Western Division of the National Coal Board from 1947 until 1969.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of S. Islwyn Evans, 1923-1973, comprising his articles, essays and addresses, together with related press cuttings and other material, concerning the south Wales coalfield; also included are a few items concerning the history and geology of the coal industry in Gloucestershire and Somerset.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

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 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 Mrs Islwyn Evans, Cardiff, the widow of S. Islwyn Evans, 1985.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Coal mines and mining | Wales, South

Personal names
Evans , S. Islwyn , b. 1910

Corporate names


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