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Seaman, A. W. L., Merthyr Tydfil papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 AWLMAN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Dr A. W. L. Seaman Papers

Short Title: Seaman, A. W. L., Merthyr Tydfil papers

Creation date(s): [c. 1880]-1961 (accumulated [c. pre-1961])

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Dr A. W. L. Seaman


Administrative/Biographical history: A. W. L. Seaman researched the history of politics in the borough of Merthyr Tydfil.


Scope and content/abstract: Correspondence and research notes of Dr. A.W.L.Seaman relating to politics in Merthyr Tudful before 1914, comprising correspondence and papers relating to the biographies of three members of parliament for Merthyr Tudful (c. 1880-1914), namely William Pritchard-Morgan, Keir Hardie, and Edgar Jones (including letters from Edgar Jones, 1960-1961,) and newspaper cuttings and ephemera relating to the Merthyr Tydfil parliamentary election, January 1910.


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 1986, p. 68, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

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 Prof. Ieuan Gwynedd Jones, Aberystwyth, 1985.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some of the records acquired by Dr A. W. L. Seaman pre-date his birth.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: National Library of Wales, Minor Lists and Summaries 1986.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Merthyr Tydfil (Wales) | Politics and government | History | Research
Political campaigns | Wales | Merthyr Tydfil

Personal names
Seaman , A. W. L.

Corporate names

Glamorgan (Wales)
Merthyr Tydfil (Wales)

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