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Drama Association of Wales Drama Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0210 DAWCDDC

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Drama Association of Wales Drama Collection

Short Title: Drama Association of Wales Drama Collection

Creation date(s): [1934x2014]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 4 boxes

Name of creator(s):

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Drama Association Wales (DAW)/Cymdeithas Ddrama Cymru was established in 1934 and housed 'the world's largest specialist lending library' and was funded by the Arts Council of Wales. The library is now based at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff since 2014.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The playscripts, [1934x2014], comprise translations of plays into Welsh by Emyr Edwards and others which were presented by him to Drama Association Wales in 2005 and English medium plays written by Welsh playwrights or with Welsh connections. = Mae'r sgriptiau, [1934x2014], yn cynnwys cyfieithiadau i'r Gymraeg gan Emyr Edwards ac eraill a gyflwynwyd ganddo i Gymdeithas Ddrama Cymru yn 2005 a dramâu cyfrwng Saesneg gan awduron Cymreig neu â chysylltiadau Cymreig.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged at NLW in two series: Cyfieithiadau i'r Gymraeg (Welsh translations) and Original English dramas by those with Welsh connections.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library. = Disgwylir i ddarllenwyr sydd am ddefnyddio papurau modern yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru gydymffurfio â Deddf Gwarchod Data 1998 yng nghyd-destun unrhyw brosesu ganddynt o ddata personol a gasglwyd o gofnodion modern sydd ar gadw yn y Llyfrgell. Nodir y manylion yn yr wybodaeth a roddir wrth wneud cais am Docyn Darllen.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids:

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, September 2014.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Ann Francis Evans. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Drama Association of Wales and Literature Wales websites, viewed July 2015.

Rules or conventions: Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2015


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Theatre | Wales

Personal names

Corporate names
Drama Association of Wales

Places

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