Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Y Cymro

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB45

Held at:

Title: Y Cymro

Short title: Cymro, Y, periodical

Dates of creation: 1932-1933

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 24 items

Name of creator(s): Woodall Minshall Thomas Company

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Y Cymro (The Welshman) is a national Welsh language weekly newspaper, first published in 1932. The original publisher was the Woodall Minshall Thomas Company, based in Wrexham, Flintshire, and the first editor was John Tudor Jones ('John Eilian', 1904-1985).

CONTENT

Scope and content: Copies of Y Cymro, issues 1-15, 17-20 and 22-26, 1932-1933.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: Welsh

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the summary, in English, is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr J. Llewellyn, Carmarthen, 1982.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: Papers of Y Cymro's Llangefni office are in Anglesey County Record Office, WDAAN/722.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Stephens, Meic, Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales (Oxford, 1986).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: October 2003


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Wales | Newspapers

Personal names

Corporate names

Woodall Minshall Thomas Company

Y Cymro

Places

Wales