- 1976-1977 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Guarded and filed.
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
William B. Allen; London; Purchase; 1995
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Five letters, 1976-7, from the poet R. S. Thomas to Christopher Carrell, Sunderland, mainly relating to a collection of his poems, The way of it (Sunderland: Ceolfrith Press, 1977); together with typescript copies of the eighteen poems concerned, and a proof copy of the volume.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
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 noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The contents of NLW MSS 22853-23691 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 9 (Aberystwyth, 2003).
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 23474C.
Virtua system control number
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Carnell, Christopher -- Correspondence (Subject)
- Carnell, Christopher (Subject)
- Thomas, R. S. (Ronald Stuart), 1913-2000 -- Correspondence (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IX (Aberystwyth, 2003;