- 2015-2020 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1 folio box (0.007 cubic metres)
Name of creator
The archive was displayed in exhibitions at UWTSD Lampeter, 2017-2020, and Borth Station Museum, 2017, before returning into the possession of its creator, Erin Kavanagh, where it remained until she donated it to the Library in 2022.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Erin Kavanagh, Penffordd, Llanybydder, 2 December 2022.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Manuscript, typescript and traditional printed material created as part of the interdisciplinary Layers in the Landscape project, which applied the concept of deep mapping to the submerged landscape of Cardigan Bay, and in particular the submerged forest at Borth. The papers relate especially to the theoretical side of the project (notably the geomythology of Cardigan Bay and the relationship between poetry and archaeology in the 'King of the Sea Trees' poem), as well as the 'Borth's lost legends' exhibition at Borth Station Museum.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
All records donated to NLW have been retained.
No accruals are expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged as found.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
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.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
English and some Welsh
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents.
Preferred citation: Layers in the Landscape Archive
The archive does not include a number of artefacts that appeared in the exhibitions, many of which were borrowed.
A memory card containing digital archival material is currently uncatalogued.
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Kavanagh, Erin (Subject)
- Layers in the Landscape (Subject)
- Layers in the Landscape - Archives (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; RDA NACO; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: discussions and correspondence with the donor; papers within the archive; webpages maintained by Erin Kavanagh, including:
Compiled by David Moore.