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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Williams, D. Moelwyn, poetry and Bala Junction station archives

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/1137

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: D. Moelwyn Williams, Archives

Short Title: Williams, D. Moelwyn, poetry and Bala Junction station archives

Creation date(s): 1951-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Williams, D. Moelwyn

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: D. Moelwyn Williams, (fl. 1951-1974), of Corwen, Merionethshire, published a collection of poetry, Detholiad o Gerddi a Sonedau; he also collected a group of papers relating to Bala railway station. Bala Junction Station was opened in 1882, for passengers using the Llangollen line for Bala Town and/or Blaneau Festiniog. The Bala Junction to Bala was closed in 1964 due to flooding, and officially closed 1965.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers of D. Moelwyn Williams relating to Bala Junction station, 1951-1964, comprising British Railways instruction book, 1951; Bala Junction papers, 1960, 1964; and notice, 1963; and poetry manuscript, Detholiad o Gerddi a Sonedau, 1974.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Original order maintained.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply,

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by D. Moelwyn Williams, Corwen, 1st March 1974

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), D. Moelwyn Williams, Esq. Archives; Southern, Dave, Bala Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog (Stockport, 1995); The Conwy valley line (www.penmorfa.com) viewed 16th November 2004. It is not clear whether this is the same D. Moelwyn Williams as David Moelwyn Williams ('David Moelwyn').

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Railway stations | Wales | Gwynedd | Archives
Welsh poetry | 20th century
Welsh sonnets | 20th century
Williams, David Moelwyn, | of Corwen | Archives

Personal names
Williams , David Moelwyn , of Corwen

Corporate names
Bala Junction (Wales)

Places
Bala (Wales)

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