GB 0210 WILGLONES
William Glynne-Jones Papers,
- 1936-1974 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
William Glynne-Jones (1907-1977) was a novelist from Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. Before he started earning his living as a writer in London, he worked as a moulder in a steel foundry in Llanelli. His novels and stories deal mainly with working class-life and children. He wrote two novels, Farewell Innocence, and Ride the White Stallion, both published in 1950. His children's' books include Legends of the Welsh Hills, 1957. He also collected earlier material include the journal of the Rev. George Capper.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Purchased 1971 and 1974.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
William Glynne-Jones papers, 1936-1974, comprising autograph drafts and notes for an autobiography, his novels and short stories; letters, 1946-1955, from Dr Thomas Jones CH; typescripts and cuttings of various stories and articles; and letters, 1944-1969, to William Glynne-Jones offering him moral and financial support. The correspondents include Richard Burton, 1951-1968, Dr Thomas Jones CH, 1946-1954, and Emlyn Williams, 1944-1969.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into NLW MSS 20759-63, 21230-32.
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 schedule is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
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Place access points
Name access points
- Glynne-Jones, William, 1907-1977 (Creator)
- Glynne-Jones, William, 1907-1977 -- Archives (Subject)
- Glynne-Jones, William, 1907-1977 -- Correspondence (Subject)
- Burton, Richard, 1925-1984 -- Correspondence (Subject)
- Williams, Emlyn, 1905-1987 -- Correspondence (Subject)
- Burton, Richard, 1925-1984 (Subject)
- Jones, Thomas, 1870-1955 (Subject)
- Williams, Emlyn, 1905-1987 (Subject)
- Jones, Thomas, 1870-1955 -- Correspondence (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 Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used for the preparation of the description: NLW, William Glynne-Jones Papers, 1971; Stephens, Meic, Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales (Oxford, 1986); Jones, Edgar Dennis, Glynne-Jones, William, 1907-1977 (Llanelli Borough Council, 1995).