Series C1 - Letters to Goronwy and Marian Roberts

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Letters to Goronwy and Marian Roberts


  • 1928-1995 (Creation)

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16 folders

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The series comprises letters addressed to Goronwy O. Roberts, 1928-1981, together with a small number of letters, 1981-1995, addressed to Mrs Marian Roberts, later Lady Goronwy-Roberts. They are interspersed with a few drafts and copies of letters prepared by Goronwy Roberts in reply to the letters received. Many of the letters reflect Roberts's political career and the history of the Labour Party. Others relate to the wide range of his cultural and literary interests. A few are invitations to deliver speeches and lectures.

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Files C1/1-C1/14 contain letters addressed to Goronwy Roberts arranged chronologically by and within each file. File C1/15 comprises undated letters, and file C1/16 consists of letters addressed to Lady Marian Goronwy-Roberts arranged chronologically.

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Letters from constituents and relating to Caernarfonshire are to be found in series C2.

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Preferred citation: C1

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  • Text: C1.