GB 0210 GWENMOSS
Gwenfron Moss Papers,
- 1920-1983 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.155 cubic metres (8 boxes, 1 envelope)
Name of creator
Gwenfron Moss (1898-1991), missionary, worked with the London Missionary Society in North China and India between 1928 and 1964.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Gwenfron Moss and Hettie Edwards, Cardiff, in July 1984
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers of Gwenfron Moss, 1920-1983, comprising letters, 1928-1964, from her to her family; journal letters giving an account of her voyages to China and India; circular letters and other printed material, 1920-1983; scripts, correspondence, contracts and other material, 1966-1979, relating to her broadcasts on radio and television; photograph albums; holiday diaries, 1966-1972; certificates and addresses presented to her, 1920-1964; and papers relating mainly to her work with the London Missionary Society in China and India, 1928-1964, including diaries, 1930-1938; correspondence, 1958-1972; and papers relating to deputation work and other public engagements, 1934-1977.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into 1984 donation (correspondence; and miscellaneous) and 1989 donation (diaries and journals; correspondence; notes, addresses and miscellaneous papers; photographs; and printed material)
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 catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1985, Minor Lists and Summaries 1990 and Minor Lists and Summaries 1993 at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
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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
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by David Moore for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1985; NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1990; NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1993.