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Gwenallt, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSGWENALL

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Gwenallt MSS

Short Title: Gwenallt, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1960]-1982

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 7 volumes.

Name of creator(s): Gwenallt; J. E. Caerwyn Williams; Nel Gwenallt.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: David James Jones ('Gwenallt'), poet and writer, was born and brought up in the Swansea Valley. The industrial environment of his early childhood informed Gwenallt's unfinished autobiographical novel Ffwrneisiau, published posthumously in 1982.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers, [1960x1982], of David James Jones ('Gwenallt'), comprising autograph and typescript drafts of Ffwrneisiau - Cronicl Blynyddoedd Mebyd (Llandysul, 1982), with some related material.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 22054-22060.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their readers' tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: The descriptions are also available, together with a detailed list of contents, in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: No accruals expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from Mrs Nel Gwenallt, Aberystwyth, widow of Gwenallt, in 1984.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Photocopies, typescript and proof copies included in this purchase can be found at NLW ex 702. See also NLW Gwenallt papers.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999); Cydymaith i Lenyddiaeth Cymru, Llandysul, 1986.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2005 and July 2009.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Gwenallt, | 1899-1968 | Archives

Personal names
Gwenallt , 1899-1968

Corporate names

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