File NLW MS 17441i-iiE. - Letters from Welsh emigrants in America,

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NLW MS 17441i-iiE.


Letters from Welsh emigrants in America,


  • 1846-1955. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

25 ff. ; 315 x 200 mm. and less.

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Archival history

The letters were apparently sent to Alan Conway by the donors during research for his volume The Welsh in America: Letters from the Immigrants, ed. by Alan Conway (Cardiff, 1961).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

NLW MS 17441iE; Misses M. A. and C. F. Davies (per Mr Alan Conway, Aberystwyth); Trefonen; Donation; July 1960

NLW MS 17441iiE; Dr Charlotte Erickson (per Mr Alan Conway, Aberystwyth); London School of Economics; Donation; July 1960

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Scope and content

Two groups of letters from Welsh emigrants to America, 1846-1847, 1870-1878, together with letters relating to emigration from Wales, 1948-1955.

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System of arrangement

Arranged at NLW by accession.

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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 laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

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English, Welsh.

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Title based on contents.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 17441i-iiE.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

May 2008.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Rhys Morgan Jones;

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  • Text: NLW MS 17441i-iiE.