GB 0210 ALBWILL
A. H. Williams Papers,
- 1939-1996 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.092 cubic metres (8 boxes)
Name of creator
Albert Hughes Williams (1907-1996) was a prominent historian and Inspector of Schools.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
L. G. Williams & Pritchard, Solicitors, Cardiff per Museum of Welsh Life, Cardiff, per Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth; Donation; September 1999; A1999/161.
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Scope and content
The collection comprises photocopies of letters, 1748-1872, in the custody of the Methodist Archives and Research Centre, London; notebooks containing transcripts of documents and research notes taken from Methodist publications, NLW manuscripts and other sources in the custody of the National Library of Wales; photocopies of other sources; letters, 1929-1991, to A. H. Williams from scholars and researchers discussing mainly various aspects of Welsh Wesleyan Methodist history; and copies od related articles, addresses, press cuttings etc.; typescripts of books and articles written by A. H. Williams and other scholars.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
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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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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales at NLW, Minor Lists and Sumaries, 2000, pp. 77-83. The catalogue can also be accessed online.
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Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes photocopies of letters and other materials from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries acquired by A. H. Williams for his research work.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Sumaries, 2000, pp. 77-83;