Fonds GB 0210 SAMAMS - Sam Adams Papers,

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Sam Adams Papers,


  • 1931-2005 (accumulated 1967-2005) / (Creation)

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0.027 cubic metres (3 boxes).

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Hanes bywgraffyddol

Sam Adams is a poet, critic and editor, who has published two volumes of poetry and has edited a number of anthologies and collections of essays on Anglo-Welsh literature. He was the co-editor of a collection of short stories by Anglo-Welsh writers, The Shining Pyramid (1970) with Roland Mathias, editor of Ten Anglo Welsh Poets (1974), and the author of essays on Geraint Goodwin, and Roland Mathias in the Writers of Wales series (1975, 1995).

Poetry Wales was a magazine founded in 1965 by Meic Stephens, who was the editor until 1973. Sam Adams was a member of the editorial board of Poetry Wales from 1970 to 1973, and became editor from Summer 1973 until Spring 1975 (Vols 9/1-10/3). During this time, as well as introducing new poets, Poetry Wales also featured special issues on Dylan Thomas, Sir T. H. Parry-Williams and Alun Lewis.

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Purchased from Mr Sam Adams, Newport, June 2002.; 0200208594

An additional group was purchased from Mr Sam Adams, Newport, July 2007.

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Letters to Sam Adams from prominent literary figures, including material submitted to him by them for publication, and some related correspondence between other parties, together with files on Geraint Goodwin and Alun Lewis.

Gwerthuso, dinistrio ac amserlennu

Action: All papers donated to NLW have been retained..


Accruals are possible.

System o drefniant

Arranged into two groups, following the order in which Sam Adams arranged the papers himself: Letters to Sam Adams (2002 Purchase) and Letters to Sam Adams (2007 Purchase).

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Amodau rheoli mynediad

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

Iaith y deunydd

  • Saesneg
  • Cymraeg

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Nodiadau iaith a sgript

English and Welsh.

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Cymhorthion chwilio

A hard copy of the first part of this list is available at NLW.

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Bodolaeth a lleoliad copïau

Unedau o ddisgrifiad cysylltiedig

Other papers relevant to this collection are in NLW, Poetry Wales Archive.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH


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Dyddiadau creadigaeth adolygiad dilead

November 2003 and January 2015.


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Nodyn yr archifydd

Compiled by Nia Mai Williams, with additions by David Moore.

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The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: The New Companion to the Literature of Wales, ed. Meic Stephens (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1998); Poetry Wales;

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Storfa ffisegol

  • Text: Sam Adams Papers.