Fonds GB 0210 MWAMS - Marion Warren Williams Papers,

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Marion Warren Williams Papers,


  • 1864-1991 (accumulated [c. 1932]-1991) / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.058 cubic metres (2 large boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Marion Warren Williams (1912-1991) of Ellesmere, Shropshire, England, researched her family history, and compiled scrapbooks relating to people and events in Guilsfield and Welshpool, Montgomeryshire.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Mrs Marion Warren Williams, Ellesmere, Shropshire, England, per her executors, 1991.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Family and personal papers of Marion Warren Williams, 1864-1991, including scrapbooks containing notes, newspaper cuttings and printed ephemera, mainly relating to Guilsfield and Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, 1864-1991; travel notebooks, 1959-1969; family photographs, [c. 1900], and family tree opf Mrion Warren Williams, [20th century]; and watercolour sketches [20th century].

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into the following: scrapbooks; school excercise books; travel notebook; family photographs; watercolours; and family tree.

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.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1992, pp. 131-132, at the National Library of Wales.

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Notes area


Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes earlier material collected by Marion Warren Williams.

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Institution identifier

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

May 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1992.

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  • Text: Marion Warren Williams Papers.