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National Library of Wales
Jenkins, Islwyn, Rev., Rhymney research papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ISLINS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Rev. Islwyn Jenkins Research Papers

Short Title: Jenkins, Islwyn, Rev., Rhymney research papers

Creation date(s): 1971-[c. 1990]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.018 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Rev. Islwyn Jenkins


Administrative/Biographical history: The Rev. Islwyn Jenkins (1912-1992), researched the history and culture of the Rhymney Valley, Caerphilly, Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, and published Beyond the Black Tips, co-written with his wife, Dr Jean Jenkins, in 1990. They, and Dr Eben Morris, also accumulated material concerning the poet Idris Davies (1905-1953), from Rhymney, Monmouthshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Research papers of Rev. Islwyn Jenkins, 1971-[c. 1990], mainly notes on the history of the Rhymney Valley; and miscellaneous papers, 1977-1979.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Beyond the Black Tips research notes; and miscellaneous papers.

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, 1997, p. 55, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained. The material relating to Idris Davies, deposited as part of this archive, is now NLW MS 23539D and NLW ex 947.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Dr Jean Jenkins, widow of Rev. Islwyn Jenkins, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, 1996.


Related material: Other papers of Idris Davies, collected by Islwyn Jenkins, Jean Jenkins and Eben Morris, and donated by them to the National Library of Wales in 1987, are NLW MSS 22397-22415.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1997.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Rhymney (Wales) | History | Research

Personal names
Jenkins , Islwyn

Corporate names

Rhymney (Wales)

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