Series AL1 - Folk songs and Welsh Folk-Song Society

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Folk songs and Welsh Folk-Song Society


  • 1905-1944 (Creation)

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1 box and 12 folders

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Correspondence relating to folk songs in general and individually, and to the work of the Welsh Folk-Song Society, consisting of letters to J. Lloyd Williams mainly in his role as editor of the Society's Journal. Letters addressed to other members of the Society, which had been forwarded to J. Lloyd Williams, are also included. Songs are often enclosed with letters.

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AL1/1-11 are arranged alphabetically by and within each file; letters from JLlW are AL1/12 and letters relating to the publication of the Journal are AL1/13.

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Some correspondents in this series also appear in AL2, 3 and 4. Folk songs and correspondence are also in AH.

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Preferred citation: AL1

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  • Text: AL1.