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National Library of Wales
Williams, A. H., papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ALBWILL

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: A. H. Williams Papers

Short Title: Williams, A. H., papers

Creation date(s): 1748-1991

Level of description: Fond

Extent: 0.092 cubic metres (8 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Albert Hughes Williams (1907-1996)

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Albert Hughes Williams (1907-1996) was a prominent historian and Inspector of Schools.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The collection comprises photocopies of letters, 1748-1872, in the custody of the Methodist Archives and Research Centre, London; notebooks containing transcripts of documents and research notes taken from Methodist publications, NLW manuscripts and other sources in the custody of the National Library of Wales; photocopies of other sources; letters, 1929-1991, to A. H. Williams from scholars and researchers discussing mainly various aspects of Welsh Wesleyan Methodist history; and copies od related articles, addresses, press cuttings etc.; typescripts of books and articles written by A. H. Williams and other scholars.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged as follows: photocopies of letters from the Methodist Archives and Research Centre, London; research notebooks, files and photocopies kept by A. H. Williams; research correspondence; copies of addresses, articles and press cuttings; typescripts of books and articles by A. H. Williams and other authors; letters concerning publications.

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 at NLW, Minor Lists and Sumaries, 2000, pp. 77-83. The catalogue can also be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by L. G. Williams and Pritchard, 22 St Andrew's Crescent, Cardiff, per Angueddfa Werin Cymru, Sain Ffagan, Cardiff, per Mr Michael Freeman, Angueddfa Ceredigion, Aberystwyth, in September 1999.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Earlier items deposited under 'Amgueddfa'r Hen Gapel', Tre'r ddôl, which were incorporated into the Library's Methodist Archive (WMA), have now also been transferred to this collection (the old WMA reference numbers are given in brackets in the list). The Llywelyn ap Gruffydd Medal which was awarded to A. H. Williams in 1932 was transferred to the former Department of Pictues and Maps (0200012028).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes photocopies of letters and other materials from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries acquired by A. H. Williams for his research work.

Archivist's note: Compiled by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Sumaries, 2000, pp. 77-83.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2006


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Wesleyan Methodist Church | Wales
Williams, A. H. | (Albert Hughes), | 1907-1996 | Archives

Personal names
Williams , A. H. (Albert Hughes)

Corporate names

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