Fonds GB 0210 TEURDS - T. Euroswydd Richards Papers,

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T. Euroswydd Richards Papers,


  • [c. 1910]-1965 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Tom Euroswydd Afan Richards (1898-1966) of Haverfordwest, later of Swansea, spent part of his career as a professional singer in London. He was also conductor of the Haverfordwest Musical/Choral Society and eisteddfod adjudicator. After moving to Swansea, apparently in the late 1950s, he was involved with amateur boxing as a writer, broadcaster and administrator.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by his widow Mrs. M.J. Richards, 49 Harford Court, Derwen Fawr, Swansea, in May and August 1984

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers of Tom Euroswydd Afan Richards, comprising letters, 1918-1942; papers relating to radio broadcasts, 1927-1932; concert programmes, 1924-1945; press cuttings relating to his career as a musician, including his conductorship of the Haverfordwest Music/Choral Society, and as a broadcaster and eisteddfod adjudicator, c.1910-1947; correspondence, press cuttings and photographs reflecting his involvement with amateur boxing in Swansea, c.1958-1965; and miscellaneous items.

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 six files as follows: letters; papers relating to radio broadcasts; concert programmes; press cuttings relating to his musical career and eisteddfod adjudication; papers reflecting his activities in Swansea, particularly boxing; and miscellaneous.

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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.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright regulations apply

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Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in 'Minor Lists and Summaries 1984' at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

April 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following source was used for the preparation of the description: NLW Minor Lists and Summaries, 1984.

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