GB 0210 JOHEES
John Maldwyn Rees Family Papers,
- 1773-1940 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.009 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator
The John Maldwyn Rees papers relate to Richard Rees ('Maldwyn', 1851-1927), Machynlleth and his father Edward Walter Rees ('Gwallter Dyfi', 1881-1940). In 1892, Richard Rees was elected to represent the Machynlleth division on the Montgomeryshire County Council. He was much involved in the local life of Machynlleth, including the Maengwyn Calvinistic Methodist chapel. Edward Walter Rees was employed at the Carmarthen branch of Barclays Bank. He served as the treasurer of the campaign concerning the National Petition on the Legal Status of the Welsh Language.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by John Maldwyn Rees, Richard Rees's grandson and the son of Edward Walter Rees in 1990.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers relating to Richard Rees ('Maldwyn', 1851-1927), of Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, and Edward Walter Rees, ('Gwallter Dyfi', 1881-1940), of Carmarthen, including correspondence, 1874-1940; printed materials, 1866-1937; papers relating to the National Eisteddfod and the Gorsedd of Bards, 1909-1939; papers relating to the National Petition on the Legal Status of the Welsh Language, 1938-1939; papers relating to Maengwyn Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Machynlleth, 1875-1920; and various papers relating to manifold aspects of Machynlleth life.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposied at the NLW have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: Richard Rees papers; Edward Walter Rees papers; 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 NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1991, pp.69-71; 1993, p.69 and 1995, pp.52-53.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from name of donor. The papers precede the life of John Maldwyn Rees.
Virtua system control number
Place access points
Name access points
- Rees, John Maldwyn. (Creator)
- National Petition on the Legal Status of the Welsh Language -- Archives. (Subject)
- Gorsedd y Beirdd. (Subject)
- Maengwyn Calvinistic Methodist Chapel (Machynlleth, Wales) (Subject)
- Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru. (Subject)
- Rees, Edward Walter, 1881-1940. (Subject)
- Rees, Richard, 1851-1927. (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, 1991; 1993; and 1995; Edwards, Hywel Teifi: The Eisteddfod (Cardiff, 1990).