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National Library of Wales
University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, Department of Welsh History, archives

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ABERWELHIST

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, Department of Welsh History Archives

Short Title: University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, Department of Welsh History, archives

Creation date(s): 1913-1974 (accumulated [1931]-1974)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.074 cubic metres (6 boxes)

Name of creator(s): University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, Department of Welsh History

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Welsh history has been taught and researched at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, from the college's foundation in 1872, but there was no distinct Chair or Department of Welsh History until 1931. The Department has since been subsumed into the Department of History and Welsh History, and in 1996 the University became the University of Wales Aberystwyth.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers, 1913-1974, produced and acquired by the Department of Welsh History, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, and University of Wales Aberystwyth, comprising a variety of studies and research materials relating to Welsh history, and including small groups of papers of Sir J. Goronwy Edwards (1891-1976) and Professor David Williams (1900-1978).

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Sir J. Goronwy Edwards; Professor David Williams; and miscellanea.

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 1993, pp. 84-85, at the National Library of Wales.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, University of Wales, Aberystwyth per Prof. R. Geraint Gruffydd in February 1993.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Moore for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1993; UW Aberystwyth, Department of History and Welsh History website, June 2003; Williams, J. Gwynn, The University of Wales 1893-1939 (University of Wales; Aberystwyth, 1997).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
History | Wales | Research
University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. | Dept. of History and Welsh History | Archives
University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. | Dept. of Welsh History | Archives

Personal names
Edwards , John Goronwy , 1891-1976 , Sir
Williams , David , 1900-

Corporate names
University College of Wales, Aberystwyth | Department of History and Welsh History
University College of Wales, Aberystwyth | Department of Welsh History

Places
Aberystwyth (Wales)

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