Fonds GB 0210 GERWIN - Geraint Goodwin Papers,

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Geraint Goodwin Papers,


  • 1929-1987 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

3 boxes.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Arthur Geraint Goodwin, a novelist and short-story writer, was born on 1 May 1903, at Newtown, Powys. He moved to London in 1923 where he worked as a journalist having previously worked as an apprentice on The Montgomeryshire Express. He died in 1941 of tuberculolosis and in 2010 The Geraint Goodwin Society was formed.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Geraint Goodwin's daughter, Mrs Myfanwy Lumsden; Montgomery; Donation; November 2014; 6806162.

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Scope and content

Typescript and manuscript copies of novels and short stories by Geraint Goodwin, 1929-1987.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged at NLW into two series: literary papers and miscellaneous papers.

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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.

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Usual copyright rules apply.

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Related units of description

Letters to Geraint Goodwin from Edward Garnett and George Moore are in NLW MS 19748D and letters to Geraint Goodwin from George Moore, Edward Garnett and Edward O'Brien are in NLW MS 20628D. See also file level descriptions.

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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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

September 2015.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Ann Francis Evans. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Oxford DNB website and Wikipedia, viewed 2 September 2015;

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  • Text: Geraint Goodwin Papers.