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Level of description
Extent and medium
2.632 cubic metres (89 boxes, several volumes)
Name of creator
Durrant's Press Cutting Agency, London, collected references to Wales in the national and regional (English and Welsh) press during the early decades of the twentieth century, probably as a service to the National Library of Wales.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Press cuttings relating to Wales and Welsh culture, such as religion, politics, literature, music, education, St. David's Day celebrations and the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol, individuals, and the National Library of Wales -.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into subjects.
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 regulations apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds
Virtua system control number
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Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW Project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Durrant's Press Cuttings; Alchin, A.M, Praise above all: Discovering the Welsh Tradition (Cardiff, 1991).