GB 0210 GREADE
David Greenslade Papers,
- 1939-1992 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.090 cubic metres (10 boxes)
Name of creator
David Greenslade, academic writer and poet, (b. 1952), from Cefn Cribbwr, Glamorgan, conducted research into Welsh activities and societies in the USA and Canada in the early 1980s, including Welsh Congregational Churches, hymn and choral societies and women's Welsh clubs, publishing his conclusions as Welsh Fever: Welsh Activities in the United States and Canada Today (Cowbridge, 1986).
A small group of books was transferred to the Department of Printed Books, 1986.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mr David Greenslade, Cardiff, 1986, 1994.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Newsletters, programmes, publicity material and ephemera connected with Welsh societies in America, 1939-1985; in Canada, 1968-1985; miscellaneous North American Welsh societies, 1970-1985, including the Welsh National Gymanfa Ganu Association, 1970-1985; Women's Welsh Club of America, 1977-1984; Welsh Associated Youth of America and Canada, 1982-1985; Cymdeithas Madog, 1980-1985; and National Welsh-American Foundation, 1982-1984; further papers donated in 2005.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are possible.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following groups: Welsh societies in USA; Welsh societies in Canada; miscellaneous North American Welsh societies and activities; and other ethnic minorities in North America. A further donation made in 2005 has not yet been catalogued.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright regulations apply.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the earlier catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1986, pp. 26-29, at the National Library of Wales.
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Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: National Library of Wales, Minor Lists and Summaries 1986; David Greenslade website (www.greenslade.demon.co.uk/about.html) viewed 2 August 2004.