Records of the Society of Cymmrodorion, Haverfordwest

Scope and Content

Records of the Society of Cymmrodorion, Haverfordwest, 1916-1990, comprising minutes, 1917-1966; cash book, 1916-1954; correspondence concerning the Castle flagpole, 1937-1945; and membership cards and programmes, 1955-1990.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion was founded in 1751 with the purpose of patronising the arts, literature and sciences in Wales. It was revived in 1873 and was given a Royal Charter in 1951. The Society of Cymmrodorion, Haverfordwest, (Cymdeithas Cymmrodorion Hwlffordd) was active throughout most of the 20th century.

Arrangement

Arranged in deposit order

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited, 1967, 1990.

Note

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Records of the Society of Cwmrodorion [sic], Haverfordwest, catalogue; Stephens, Meic, Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales (Oxford, 1986).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names