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Emrys Roberts Records,
- 1945-1983 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.054 cubic metres (6 boxes)
Name of creator
Emrys Owen Roberts was born at Caernarfon in 1910 and graduated from the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. He served in the RAF during the Second World War. He was called to the bar at Grays Inn in 1944 and served as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Merionethshire between 1945 and 1951 when he was defeated. He was Chairman of the Development Board for Rural Wales between 1977 and 1981, and a member of a very large number of other public bodies in Wales. He died in October 1990.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mr Emrys Roberts, 24 Glyn Garth Court, Menai Bridge, Anglesey, Gwynedd in August 1989.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Records and papers collected by Emrys Roberts, 1945-1983, including correspondence and papers relating to the National Eisteddfod, 1959-1976; the Development Board for Rural Wales, 1973-1981; and Wales (West and North) Television Ltd, 1960-1967. There are also papers relating to other committees on which Emrys Roberts sat, 1967-1983, and other miscellaneous papers, 1945-1981.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: National Eisteddfod; Development Board For Rural Wales; Wales (West and North) Television Ltd; various committees; and miscellaneous papers.
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.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the schedule is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Virtua system control number
Place access points
Name access points
- Roberts, Emrys, 1910-1990. (Creator)
- Wales West and North Television Ltd. -- Records and correspondence. (Subject)
- Development Board for Rural Wales -- Archives. (Subject)
- Liberal Party (Great Britain) (Subject)
- Wales West and North Television Ltd. (Subject)
- Development Board for Rural Wales. (Subject)
- Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (Subject)
- Roberts, Emrys 1910-1990 -- Archives. (Subject)
Genre access points
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
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW Minor Lists and Summaries 1990; Rees, I. T. Welsh hustings, 1885-2004.