Denbighshire Record Office
Meredith Edwards Papers
Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/ME
Title: Meredith Edwards Papers
Short title: Edwards, Meredith papers
Dates of creation: [c. 1910]-1999
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.133 cubic metres (7 boxes)
Name of creator(s): Gwilym Meredith Edwards
Administrative and biographical history: Gwilym Meredith Edwards (1917-1999) was born in Rhosllanerchrugog, Denbighshire. He was a character actor, appearing on stage, television, film and radio. The 1949 Ealing comedy A Run For Your Money was his debut film.
Scope and content: Interviews and articles, [c. 1938]-1992; theatre, 1939-1993; films, 1949-[c. 1960]; television, 1953-1992; radio, 1950-1981; notes, diaries etc, 1939-1994; education, 1944-1991; politics, [c. 1938]-1989; Welsh culture, 1928-[c. 1990]; family and personal papers, [c. 1910]-[c. 1990]; miscellaneous correspondence and papers, 1959-1991; fan letters, 1950-1992; and video tape and order of funeral service, 1999.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: interviews and articles; theatre; films; television; radio; notes, diaries etc; education; politics; Welsh culture; family and personal papers; miscellaneous correspondence and papers; fan letters; and additional deposits.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Denbighshire Record Office.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Denbighshire Record Office have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Archival history: A drawing of Meredith Edwards by Franaz Pixmer, Rhodes 1992, was withdrawn by the depositor.
Immediate source of acquisition: Received on permanent loan from Meredith Edwards, 1998.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes later items concerning his funeral.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Denbighshire Record Office, Papurau Meredith Edwards/Meredith Edwards Papers catalogue; Meredith Edwards (movies2.nytimes.com) viewed 24 March 2004.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of description: March 2004