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National Library of Wales
Merthyr of Senghenydd, Lord, scrapbooks

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LORDMER

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Lord Merthyr of Senghenydd Scrapbooks

Short Title: Merthyr of Senghenydd, Lord, scrapbooks

Creation date(s): 1867-1912

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (0.143 cubic metres) 5 boxes

Name of creator(s): W. T. Lewis, Baron Merthyr of Senghenydd


Administrative/Biographical history:


Scope and content/abstract: The cuttings relate mainly to the Merthyr, Aberdare and Cardiff areas. They relate mainly to the industrial and commercial life of south Wales and some to political activities. A few concern Lord Senghennydd himself.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into ten original scrapbooks.

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 at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records purchased by the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The ten bound volumes of newspaper cuttings were lot 977 in the catalogue of the auctioneers Bruton, Knowles & Co., King Street, Gloucester. Nos 4-8 contain the bookplate of Baron Merthyr of Senghenydd.

Immediate source of acquisition: The scrapbooks described here were purchased by the National Library at an auction of the contents of The Hill, Abergavenny, on 8 October 1964



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, Lord Merthyr of Senghenydd Scrapbooks.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2006

Coal mines and mining | Wales, South
Docks | Wales, South
Industries | Wales, South
Transport | Wales, South
Wales, South | Description and travel
Wales, South | Economic conditions
Wales, South | Politics and government

Personal names
Merthyr of Senghenydd , William Thomas Lewis , 1837-1914 , Baron

Corporate names


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