Series AL3 - General correspondence

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General correspondence


  • 1899-1945 (Creation)

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6 folders

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Correspondence, 1899-1945, reflecting the various aspects of J. Lloyd Williams's interest in the music of Wales. Amongst the topics discussed are singing festivals, lectures, concerts, broadcasting and the publication and performance of his own works. Some letters also include references to Y Cerddor, and to the work of the Welsh Folk-Song Society.

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Files AL3/1-5 (letters to J. Lloyd Williams) are arranged alphabetically; file AL3/6 (letters from J. Lloyd Williams) is arranged chronologically.

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Some correspondents in this series also appear in AL1, 3 and 4. Further correspondence relating to the Welsh Folk-Song Society and Y Cerddor is AL1 and AL2 respectively.

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A large number of letters from JLlW accruals have been incorporated into this series.


Preferred citation: AL3

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  • Text: AL3.