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National Library of Wales
Libri Walliae, archives

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LIBVES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Libri Walliae Archives

Short Title: Libri Walliae, archives

Creation date(s): 1973-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.086 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Libri Walliae Archives


Administrative/Biographical history: Libri Walliae is the most comprehensive catalogue of Welsh books and books printed in Wales ever compiled. Most of the work was undertaken by Eiluned Rees, an assistant keeper at the National Library of Wales. Libri Walliae lists over five thousand books, pamphlets and single sheets printed in England, Wales, Ireland, France, Italy and America, published between 1546-1820.


Scope and content/abstract: Libri Walliae Archives, 1973-1987, comprising mainly papers relating to the compilation and publication of Libri Walliae (Aberystwyth, 1987) in the National Library of Wales, including proofs, related correspondence and papers.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

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 in Minor Lists and Summaries 1991, p.44, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from the Department of Printed Books per Eiluned Rees, in 1991.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1991.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Libri Walliae | Archives

Personal names
Rees , Eiluned

Corporate names
National Library of Wales


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