T. H. Lewis Manuscripts

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection includes papers and letters relating to T.H.Lewis's research into the history of Mormons in Carmarthenshire; papers relating to T.H. Lewis's research on the Ivorites, 1959-67; press cuttings of historical articles from the Amman Valley Chronicle, 1934 and 1936-44.The 'Brynfab' manuscripts include (1) 'Briw hiraeth', a poem by Brynfab. (2) 'Hunangofiant Afon Rhondda'. (3) 'Doleni yn hanes y Rhondda'. A lecture to Cymrodorion y Rhondda.

Administrative / Biographical History

The papers in the archive constitute historical notes, letters, unpublished works and press cuttings of Thomas Harris Lewis, M.A., author of Y Mormoniaid yng Nghymru (Caerdydd, 1956). Also with this archive are the papers of Thomas Williams 'Brynfab' (1848-1927), author of Pan oedd Rhondda 'n bur. The papers probably came to the Salisbury Library with the T.H. Lewis manuscripts.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation.


Compiled by Elizabeth Pengilly with Peter Keelan.

Other Finding Aids

A Handlist of the collection.