- 1980-2015 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
16 boxes (0.14 m3).
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donation by Dr Carl Iwan Clowes, June 2018.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Material relating to Dolen Cymru and its activities in Wales and Lesotho.
Many of the print-outs of correspondence, reports etc. are printed on the backs of papers reflecting Carl and Dorothi Clowes's other interests, including Nant Gwrtheyrn, Gorsedd y Beirdd, Welsh Centre for International Affairs, and speech and language therapy.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Files arranged chronologically within seven series: Committee papers, Correspondence, Subject files, Health, General, Scrap books and newspaper cuttings, Printed matter.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
A number of CVs have been extracted to a separate file under GDPR.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
- Southern Sotho
Script of material
Language and script notes
Mainly English and Welsh, with a number of items in Sesotho.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Phil Williams, 'Wales' African twin' (Pwllheli : Cyhoeddiadau'r Gair, 2008).
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Rules and/or conventions used
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Stephen Benham, April 2019. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Dolen Cymru Papers; Dolen Cymru website, http://www.dolencymru.org = www.waleslesotholink.org; Carl Clowes (Wicipedia article); and 'Dolen Cymru, a chronology, 1982-2004' and 'Outline of main activities undertaken by Dolen Cymru during its project period 1997-2000' (both in file C 11).