Fonds GB 0210 WACMSS - Welsh Arts Council Manuscripts

Identity area

Reference code



Welsh Arts Council Manuscripts


  • 1901-1971 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

40 volumes.
Most of the collection was bound at NLW in 1972, after incorporation into NLW MSS.

Context area

Archival history

These manuscripts were held by the Welsh Arts Council prior to their transfer to NLW

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Deposited by the Welsh Arts Council at various dates between June 1968 and August 1971. Converted into a donation in 1971.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Manuscripts, 1901-1971, brought together (as gifts and purchases) by the Welsh Arts Council, 1965-1971.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 20770-20809.

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 noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

English unless otherwise specified.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW.

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Notes area


Title based on contents of fonds.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number


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Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

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

December 2009.


  • English



The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Schedule of Welsh Arts Council Manuscripts.

Archivist's note

Compiled by Michael J. Pearson.

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