Series LP1 - Drafts and notes for books

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Drafts and notes for books


  • 1935-1998 (Creation)

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32 folders, 11 notebooks, 4 envelopes, 2 ring binders

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The series consists of background material for several of Condry's published and intended books, 1935-1998. The papers comprise partial and complete drafts of some of the books, loose research notes and notebooks relating mainly to nature and local history, press cuttings and magazine articles used as source material, printed or photocopied pamphlets, correspondence, 1950-1985, from publishers and private individuals, including some leading local naturalists and historians. Some files contain items which post-date the publication of the relevant books, but these have been retained, with regard to their original inclusion by the author

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Arranged alphabetically by title of book.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library. = Disgwylir i ddarllenwyr sydd am ddefnyddio papurau modern yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru gydymffurfio â Deddf Warchod Data 2018 a Rheoliadau Diogelu Data Cyffredinol 2018 yng nghyd-destun unrhyw brosesu ganddynt o ddata personol a gasglwyd o gofnodion modern sydd ar gadw yn y Llyfrgell. Nodir y manylion yn yr wybodaeth a roddir wrth wneud cais am Docyn Darllen

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright of William Condry’s writings belongs to Mrs Penny Condry, Ynys Edwin, Eglwys-fach, nr Machynlleth, Powys, September 2000.
Usual copyright laws apply

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English, Welsh

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Further papers relating to plants are in PN1, to Wales in PN2, to zoology in PN3, and to history and topography in RT 8.

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This series does not include research notes on Thoreau, which have been catalogued in a separate section representing one of Condry's special interests (see RT8)


Preferred citation: LP1

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  • Text: LP1.