Fonds GB 0210 TEATHS - T. E. Teasdale Griffiths Papers,

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T. E. Teasdale Griffiths Papers,


  • [c. 1910]-1946 / (Creation)

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1 box

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Dr Thomas Edwin Teasdale Griffiths (1904-1984) was a musician and composer. He was married to Kathleen Isobel Maxwell (died 1989), and was the father of Stephen Gareth Griffiths (born 1949). He lived in Birkenhead, Wirral, Cheshire, and on Anglesey.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Purchased from Mr W. J. Davies, Holyhead, 1986.

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Scope and content

Correspondence, 1945-1946; manuscript scores of compositions and arrangements, [c. 1910]-1931; and miscellaneous papers, 1915-1946, including articles by various authors on the Jewish musical tradition, 1926-1946.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records purchased by the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

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Listed according to type of material.

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Conditions governing access

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 regulations apply

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the brief description is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1987, p. 44, at the National Library of Wales. The summary is available online.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

May 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: National Library of Wales, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1987; Debrett's People of Today (2003).

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