GB 0210 ABERWELHIST
University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, Department of Welsh History Archives,
- 1913-1974 (accumulated -1974) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.074 cubic metres (6 boxes)
Name of creator
Welsh history has been taught and researched at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, from the college's foundation in 1872, but there was no distinct Chair or Department of Welsh History until 1931. The Department has since been subsumed into the Department of History and Welsh History, and in 1996 the University became the University of Wales Aberystwyth.
Name of creator
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, University of Wales, Aberystwyth per Prof. R. Geraint Gruffydd in February 1993.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers, 1913-1974, produced and acquired by the Department of Welsh History, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, and University of Wales Aberystwyth, comprising a variety of studies and research materials relating to Welsh history, and including small groups of papers of Sir J. Goronwy Edwards (1891-1976) and Professor David Williams (1900-1978).
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 the following: Sir J. Goronwy Edwards; Professor David Williams; and miscellanea.
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.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1993, pp. 84-85, at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Virtua system control number
Place access points
Name access points
- University College of Wales (Aberystwyth, Wales). Dept. of Welsh History. (Creator)
- Edwards, John Goronwy, Sir, 1891-1976 (Creator)
- Williams, David, 1900-1978 (Creator)
- University College of Wales (Aberystwyth, Wales). Dept. of Welsh History -- Archives (Subject)
- University College of Wales (Aberystwyth, Wales). Dept. of History and Welsh History -- Archives (Subject)
- University College of Wales (Aberystwyth, Wales). Dept. of History and Welsh History. (Subject)
Genre access points
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
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by David Moore for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1993; UW Aberystwyth, Department of History and Welsh History website, June 2003; Williams, J. Gwynn, The University of Wales 1893-1939 (University of Wales; Aberystwyth, 1997).