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Dr Terence Rees Papers
- [mid-19 cent.]-1998 (accumulated [c. 1950] x 1998) (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.143 cubic metres (5 boxes)
Name of creator
Dr Terence Rees, a microbiologist and collector of material relating to the theatre and music in Wales and beyond, was born on 24 February 1928 at Barry, Glamorgan. He was educated at the local county school, the University of Cardiff, 1948-1952 and the University of London, 1954-1957. As a microbiologist, he spent two years, 1965-1967, as a Research Fellow at the Institute of Diseases of the Chest at Brompton, London, and between 1967 and 1981 he lectured in Microbiology at the Institute of Laryngology, London.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited and donated by Dr Terence Rees between December 1982 and May 1998, and all deposits converted into a donation in May 1998.; A1998/69
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds comprise personal correspondence, [c. 1950]-1983, scrapbooks and press cuttings, 1925-1998, relating to Welsh actors, music and the theatre in Wales, Cardiff Bay Opera House, &c., and acquired papers and manuscripts, mainly music scores and plays, [mid-19cent.]-1966.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Accruals are possible
System of arrangement
Arranged at NLW into two groups: personal papers, 1925-1998, and acquired papers and manuscripts, [mid-19 cent.]-1966.
Conditions of access and use area
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 laws apply.
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Script of material
Language and script notes
English, unless otherwise specified
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
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Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Eirionedd Baskerville and Barbara Davies.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Information from Dr Terence Rees, May 1999.