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Rees, William, 'Arianglawdd', papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 WIREES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: William Rees (Arianglawdd) Papers

Short Title: Rees, William, 'Arianglawdd', papers

Creation date(s): 1872-[1930s]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.018 cubic metres (14 volumes)

Name of creator(s): William Rees


Administrative/Biographical history: The Rev. William Rees (1854-1934) was minister of Harmony Baptist Church, Pencaer, Pembrokeshire. His bardic name was Arianglawdd. He wrote poetry, essays and hymns.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Rev. William Rees, 1872-[1930s], including a volume of pryddestau and englynion by William Rees successfully submitted for competition at various eisteddfodau, 1872-1910; and a further six volumes of poetry by Rees; a volume of hymns, 1919-1925; two volumes of writings; and a volume containing a pryddest, 1931, by D. Emys James ('Dewi Emrys').


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: poetry submitted for various eisteddfodau; poetry; hymns; essays; a pryddest by Dewi Emrys.

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 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 Blodwen Rees, Fishguard, 1971.



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, Schedule of William Rees (Arianglawdd) Papers.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2003

Eisteddfodau | Wales
Hymns | Welsh
Hymns, Welsh language
Poets, Welsh language
Rees, W. | (William), | Arianglawdd, | 1854-1934 | Archives
Welsh poetry

Personal names
Emrys , Dewi , 1881-1952
Rees , W. (William) , 1854-1934 , Arianglawdd

Corporate names
Eglwys Harmony (Pencaer, Wales)


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