Sub-fonds R - Personal papers

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Personal papers


  • 1928-2020 (Creation)

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30 folders, 24 envelopes, 55 volumes, 1 ring-binder, 1 loose pamphlet

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The sub-fonds comprises William Condry's personal papers, being defined as those which provide an insight into his character, education, special interests, travels, friends and acquaintances. The papers include nature diaries, 1935-1998, field notebooks, 1952-1994, printed books, journals, press cuttings and notes about other naturalists, 1935-1996, and Henry Thoreau, 1943-1999, correspondence, [c.1938]-2016, travel records, 1947-1994, school records, 1929-1936, biographical sources, and a number of letters and tributes received by his wife after his death, 1998-2020.

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Arranged at NLW into two sections: personal interests and observations, and education and biographical material.

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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. = Disgwylir i ddarllenwyr sydd am ddefnyddio papurau modern yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru gydymffurfio â Deddf Warchod Data 2018 a Rheoliadau Diogelu Data Cyffredinol 2018 yng nghyd-destun unrhyw brosesu ganddynt o ddata personol a gasglwyd o gofnodion modern sydd ar gadw yn y Llyfrgell. Nodir y manylion yn yr wybodaeth a roddir wrth wneud cais am Docyn Darllen

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Copyright of William Condry’s writings belongs to Mrs Penny Condry, Ynys Edwin, Eglwys-fach, nr Machynlleth, Powys, September 2000.
Usual copyright laws apply

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Preferred citation: R

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  • Text: R.