NLW MS 17441i-iiE.
Letters from Welsh emigrants in America,
- 1846-1955. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
25 ff. ; 315 x 200 mm. and less.
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
Content and structure area
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged at NLW by accession.
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 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.
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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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Description compiled by Rhys Morgan Jones;