- 1901-2017 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1 large box and 4 small boxes; 0.065 cubic metres.
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Papers donated to the National Library of Wales in December 2015 by Mrs Elin Prys-Connor. File 2/11 donated to the National Library of Wales by Professor Gruffydd Aled Williams in April 2017 and Catrin Waugh in December 2017.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Comprises Gwilym Prys-Davies' political papers (1954-2008) including letters, articles, minutes and reports, as well as subject files (1912-2012) and letters between Harri Webb and John Legona and some papers relating to William Abraham (Mabon). The papers relate mainly to devolution, Welsh language legislation, language rights and contain files relating to the Welsh Republican Movement and civil rights group Cefn.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged into 2 series; General Papers and Subject files. Original order has been retained.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright restrictions apply.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Title supplied from contents of fonds.
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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
January 2016. Revised May 2017.
Compiled by Robert Phillips. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: material in the Gwilym Prys-Davies papers, Who's Who.