GB 0210 ROMLEWIS
Rose Mabel Lewis Papers,
- 1873-1917 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.018 cubic metres (2 boxes)
Name of creator
Rose Mabel Lewis, (Lewis Armytage) (1853-1928) was a writer. She was married to Colonel Henry Lewis of Greenmeadow, Glamorgan. Her published work includes, four short stories, published under the pseudonym 'Lewis Armytage' in The Blue Mountains (London, 1890); [A Charade] (Cardiff, 1891), a play in 3 acts; Spindle and Shears: A Welsh Story (London, 1891); and [Poems] (Greenmeadow, 1917).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Purchased from Lloyd W. Williams, in 1988.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers of Rose Mabel Lewis, 1873-1917, comprising journals, 1874-1912, including a journal containing an account of her honeymoon journey to the USA and Canada, together with a short story, 'The Shepherd Lord', notes on painting, knitting patterns and cookery recipes and other journals containing details of journeys to Jamaica, London and France, Las Palmas and Brittany; literary manuscripts, including notebooks with poetry and prose drafts, 1873-[c. 1914]; and printed material, 1891, 1917.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: journals; literary manuscripts; 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 Minor Lists and Summaries 1989, pp.51-52, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Virtua system control number
Subject access points
- English literature -- Welsh authors.
- Brittany (France) -- Description and travel.
- France -- Description and travel.
- Canada -- Description and travel.
- Jamaica -- Description and travel.
- Las Palmas (Canary Islands) -- Description and travel.
- London (England) -- Description and travel.
- United States -- Description and travel.
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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 source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1989.