File NLW MS 23728D. - Llythyrau at Glyn Evans, Tregaron,

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NLW MS 23728D.


Llythyrau at Glyn Evans, Tregaron,


  • 1943-1980 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

43 ff. Guarded and filed at NLW.

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Glyn Evans; Lampeter; Donation (with NLW ex 1916, 1917); 1998; A1998/92.

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Scope and content

Seventeen letters, 1943-1980, mostly in Welsh, to Glyn Evans (or Ifans), Tregaron, mainly concerned with matters of literary interest. The majority date from the period of Evans's war service as an RAF wireless operator in Ceylon.
The correspondents are Jennie Eirian Davies, 27 August 1979 (f. 1); D. R. Hughes, 1944-1946 (ff. 8, 12-14); R. Williams Parry, 1952 (ff. 15-19); Iorwerth C. Peate, 1943-1980 (ff. 20-22, 24-29); Kate Roberts, 17 October 1946 (ff. 30-31), and Mrs Elizabeth Williams, [c. 1974] (ff. 32-33). Also included is a manuscript draft of an article on Welsh secondary education submitted by Evans to Jennie Eirian Davies for publication in Y Faner, [1979] (ff. 2-7); a copy, [c. 1974], in the hand of Elizabeth Williams, of lecture notes by her husband, Prof. G. J. Williams, on the literary traditions of Cardiganshire (ff. 34-43); newspaper cuttings, [?1944]-[1945] (ff. 9, 23, English); and a programme for Community Hymn Singing in Cross Hands on 14 May 1944 (ff. 10-11, English).

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System of arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent at NLW.

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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

  • Welsh
  • English

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Welsh, English.

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Related units of description

The original manuscript of Prof. G. J. Williams's notes is NLW, Papurau'r Athro Griffith John Williams A6/2.

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Publication note

There are several references to these D. R. Hughes and Iorwerth Peate letters in Glyn Ifans, Coron ar Fotwm: Dyddiadur 1942-1945 (Denbigh, 1960), pp. 55, 65, 72, 74, 77-78, 82, 101, 120-121.

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Title based on contents.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 23728D.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

September 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description revised by Rhys Morgan Jones;

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