GB 0210 LERAMS
L. Eirlys Williams Papers,
- 1905-1978 (accumulated -1978) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.009 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator
L. Eirlys Williams (fl. 1933-1978), of Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, wife of the Rev. E. J. Williams, carried out work for the Baptist Union of Wales over a period of forty years. The Union produced The Inset, a quarterly newspaper for the Welsh section of the Baptist Ministers' and Missionaries' Wives Prayer Union, beginning in October 1941. Mrs Williams was the editor, 1950-1964. The Baptist Missionary Society (Women's Missionary Association) produced a series of publications called Prayer Partners from 1933, translated into Welsh by Mrs Williams under the title Cymheiriaid Gweddi (later Partneriaid Gweddi), 1933-1975.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mrs L. Eirlys Williams, Aberystwyth, Dyfed, 1978.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers of Mrs L. Eirlys Williams, 1905-1978, relating to her work for the Baptist Union of Wales and other Baptist causes, including letters to the Rev. and Mrs E. J. Williams [L. Eirlys Williams], 1949-1964; letters from various correspondents addressed to Mrs M. Christy Davies, secretary of the Welsh Baptist Ministers' and Missionaries' Wives Prayer Union, 1950-1953; Baptist Union of Great Britain and Ireland papers and printed material, 1930-1978; Baptist Union of Wales papers and printed material, including copies of The Inset, 1941-1978; and Baptist Missionary Society papers and printed material, 1905-1974, including English and Welsh copies of Prayer Partners, 1933-1974.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: letters to Rev. & Mrs E. J. Williams; letters to Mrs M. Christy Davies; Baptist Union of Great Britain & Ireland; Baptist Union of Wales; Baptist Missionary Society; and miscellanea.
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.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some records acquired by L. Eirlys Williams pre-date her birth.
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Genre access points
Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
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 Richard Burman for the ANW Project. The following source was used for the compilation of the description: NLW, Schedule, L. Eirlys Williams;