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Howell, Lyn, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LYNWELL

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Lyn Howell Papers

Short Title: Howell, Lyn, papers

Creation date(s): 1943-1982

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Lyn Howell


Administrative/Biographical history: Lyn Howell (1906-1988) was the Secretary of the Wales Tourist Board between 1949 and 1969.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Lyn Howell, 1943-1982, including articles, addresses, notes and broadcast scripts, 1975-1982; letters to Lyn Howell, 1960-1981; and three volumes of press cuttings, one relating to his period as regional officer in the welfare department of the Colonial Office, 1943-1949, the second, 1957-1958, relating to Huw T. Edwards, chairman of the Wales Tourist Board; and the third relating to the Wales Tourist Board, 1967-1969.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: articles, addresses, notes and broadcast scripts; letters; scrapbooks (in chronological order).

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 1990, p.43, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online. A detailed list of the articles, addresses, notes and broadcast scripts by Lyn Howell is enclosed in the first file.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Nan Howell, Cardiff, in 1989.



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 1990.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Edwards, Huw T. | (Huw Thomas), | 1892-1970
Howell, Lyn, | Archives
Wales Tourist Board

Personal names
Edwards , Huw T. (Huw Thomas) , 1892-1970
Howell , Lyn

Corporate names
Wales Tourist Board


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