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Pryce, Myfanwy, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MYFYCE

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Myfanwy Pryce Papers

Short Title: Pryce, Myfanwy, papers

Creation date(s): 1917-1967

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.058 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Lucy Myfanwy Pryce


Administrative/Biographical history: Lucy Myfanwy Pryce (1890-1976) was a novelist as well as a short story writer. She wrote novels such as Blue Moons (1919), Parsons' Wives (1926), Gingerbread Lea (1927) and Blind Lead (1928). She was the daughter of Shadrach Pryce (1833-1914), vicar of Ysbyty Ifan, 1864-1867, and dean of St Asaph, 1899-1910.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Lucy Myfanwy Pryce, mainly relating to her writing, 1917-1967, including manuscripts and typescripts of unpublished novels, stories and a play, 1928-1962; with notebooks, 1909-1950; publishers' contracts, 1919-1946; press cuttings relating to her sister Marion Pryce, 1919-1929, and a scrapbook on folklore and ancient History, 1920-1932.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: unpublished works; and miscellaneous.

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 1994, pp.42, 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 not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Rachel M. Hawkins, the niece of Myfanwy Pryce, Richmond, Surrey, in 1993.


Related material: For other family papers, see also NLW Shadrach and Lewis Pryce Papers.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1994.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

English literature | 20th century
English literature | Welsh authors | Wales
Pryce, Myfanwy, | Archives
Welsh women authors
Women novelists

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Pryce , Myfanwy

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