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Williams, T. Eurwedd, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSEURWEDD

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: T. Eurwedd Williams Manuscripts

Short Title: Williams, T. Eurwedd, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1864x1936]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 37 volumes

Name of creator(s): T. Eurwedd Williams; and others.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: T. Eurwedd Williams was a native of Dafen, Carmarthenshire and spent the greater part of his life in business as a stationer and bookseller in Llanelli.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers, [1864x1936], from the library of T. (Thomas) Eurwedd Williams, Dafen, Carmarthenshire. They comprise mainly of essays and notes relating to Welsh and other languages, literatures and mythologies, translations from and notes on Greek and Latin literature, material relating to Dafen, Llanelli and surrounding districts, and general notes on Welsh public figures, literature, eisteddfodau, political issues, etc.; together with diaries, 1932-1935, of T. Eurwedd Williams, and a commonplace book of the Reverend David Bowen, first minister of Seion Baptist church, Llanelli. Some of T. Eurwedd Williams's essays were submitted for competition at eisteddfodau.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English, Greek, Ancient (to 1453), Greek, Modern (from 1453), Cornish.

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 10678-10706, 12514-12521.

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 in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961) and in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from the library of T. Eurwedd Williams of Whitchurch (Shropshire) in 1936 and 1939.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents. Previously known as Eurwedd Williams MSS 1-37.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971); Cronfa Capeli WWW site, viewed Oct. 2008; Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940 (Llundain, 1953).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2008, revised February 2010.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Greek language
Greek literature
Welsh language
Welsh literature
Williams, T. Eurwedd | (Thomas Eurwedd) | Archives
Williams, T. Eurwedd | (Thomas Eurwedd) | Diaries

Personal names
Williams , T. Eurwedd (Thomas Eurwedd)

Corporate names

Places
Dafen (Wales)
Llanelli (Wales)

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