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Williams, R. A., Goodwick, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ROBWILL

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: R. A. Williams (Goodwick) Papers

Short Title: Williams, R. A., Goodwick, papers

Creation date(s): 1914-1982 (mainly1934-1982)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.01 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Robert Arthur Williams (1916-1998)

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Robert Arthur Williams (1916-1998), Goodwick, spent a period as a prisoner of war in Stalag VIIIB after he was imprisoned by the Germans in Crete in 1941. He enlisted with the Welch Regiment at Swansea in 1934, was discharged in 1945, and then registered disabled due to his war wounds.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The papers relate mainly to R. A. Williams's period of active service, including his certificate of service, 1934-1945, programmes of services, concerts etc., 1941-1944, medical notes, 1941, and various miscellanea.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by record type or subject.

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, list of the R. A. Williams (Goodwick) Papers, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1999, p. 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 Mr Alun Williams and Mrs Betty Carter, 7 Bro Gido, Gilfachreda, New Quay, in August 1998.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some papers precede the lifetime of R.A. Williams.

Archivist's note: Compiled by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, list of the R. A. Williams (Goodwick) Papers, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1999, p. 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
World War, 1939-1945

Personal names
Williams , R. A. (Robert Arthur) , 1916-1998

Corporate names

Places

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