GB 0210 TEURDS
T. Euroswydd Richards Papers,
- [c. 1910]-1965 / (Creation)
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Extent and medium
0.009 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator
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.
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.
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
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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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
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Dates of creation revision deletion
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.