Fonds GB 0210 DAWCDDC - Drama Association of Wales Drama Collection,

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Drama Association of Wales Drama Collection,


  • [1934x2014]. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

4 boxes.

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Administrative history

Drama Association Wales (DAW)/Cymdeithas Ddrama Cymru was established in 1934 and housed ‘the world’s largest specialist lending library’ and was funded by the Arts Council of Wales. The library is now based at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff since 2014.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama; Cardiff; Donation; September 2014; 006782913.

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Scope and content

The playscripts, [1934x2014], comprise translations of plays into Welsh by Emyr Edwards and others which were presented by him to Drama Association Wales in 2005 and English medium plays written by Welsh playwrights or with Welsh connections. = Mae’r sgriptiau, [1934x2014], yn cynnwys cyfieithiadau i’r Gymraeg gan Emyr Edwards ac eraill a gyflwynwyd ganddo i Gymdeithas Ddrama Cymru yn 2005 a dramâu cyfrwng Saesneg gan awduron Cymreig neu â chysylltiadau Cymreig.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged at NLW in two series: Cyfieithiadau i'r Gymraeg (Welsh translations) and Original English dramas by those with Welsh connections.

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Conditions governing access

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 1998 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 Gwarchod Data 1998 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.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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

August 2015.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Ann Francis Evans. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Drama Association of Wales and Literature Wales websites, viewed July 2015:

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