GB 0210 MSEURWEDD
T. Eurwedd Williams Manuscripts,
- [19 cent, first ½]-1938 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
T. Eurwedd Williams of Whitchurch, Shropshire, was a native of Dafen, Carmarthenshire, and spent the greater part of his life in business as a stationer and bookseller in Llanelli. He moved to Whitchurch, Shropshire, in about 1927. Some of his essays were submitted for competition at eisteddfodau.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
NLW MSS 10678-10706; T. Eurwedd Williams; Whitchurch, Shropshire; Purchase; May 1936
NLW MSS 12514-12521; T. Eurwedd Williams; Whitchurch, Shropshire; Purchase; August 1939
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers, [19 cent, first ½]-1938, from the library of T[homas] Eurwedd Williams. They comprise mainly essays and notes relating to Welsh and other languages, literatures and mythologies, translations from and notes on Greek and Latin literature, material relating to Dafen, Llanelli, and surrounding districts, and general notes on Welsh public figures, literature, eisteddfodau, political issues, etc.; together with diaries, 1932-1935, of T. Eurwedd Williams, and a commonplace book of the Rev. David Bowen, first minister of Seion Baptist church, Llanelli.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 10678-10706, 12514-12521.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
- Ancient Greek
Script of material
Language and script notes
Welsh, English, Greek, Cornish.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Previously known as Eurwedd Williams MSS 1-37.
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Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971); Cronfa Capeli WWW site, viewed Oct. 2008; Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940 (Llundain, 1953);