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Goodwin, Geraint, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 GERWIN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Geraint Goodwin Papers

Short Title: Goodwin, Geraint, papers

Creation date(s): 1929-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 3 boxes

Name of creator(s): Geraint Goodwin


Administrative/Biographical history: Arthur Geraint Goodwin, a novelist and short-story writer, was born on 1 May 1903, at Newtown, Powys. He moved to London in 1923 where he worked as a journalist having previously worked as an apprentice on The Montgomeryshire Express. He died in 1941 of tuberculolosis and in 2010 The Geraint Goodwin Society was formed.


Scope and content/abstract: Typescript and manuscript copies of novels and short stories by Geraint Goodwin, 1929-1987.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged into two series: literary papers and miscellaneous papers.

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.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright rules apply

Finding aids:


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Geraint Goodwin's daughter, Mrs Myfanwy Lumsden, Montgomery, in November 2014


Related material: Letters to Geraint Goodwin from Edward Garnett and George Moore are in NLW MS 19748D, and letters to Geraint Goodwin from George Moore, Edward Garnett and Edward O'Brien are in NLW MS 20628D. See also file level descriptions.


Archivist's note: Compiled by Ann Francis Evans. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Oxford DNB website and Wikipedia, viewed 2 September 2015;

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

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2015

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