Swansea University Libraries & Archives
Richard Burton Archives
Ref NoLAC/125
TitleRalph Wishart, Bookseller (Swansea), Collection
DescriptionThe papers are divided into three section: manuscripts (LAC/125/1-18); albums and scrapbooks (LAC/125/19-42); and letters, press-cuttings and miscellanea (LAC/125/43-61).

Various manuscripts including wills, journals, commonplace books, report books, addresses, and verses, 1690-1920. Collected albums and scrapbooks containing newspaper cuttings, prints, water-colours, verses, correspondence and invites, postcards c1810-1940. Collected letters, press-cuttings and miscellanea, including personal papers relating to Ralph Wishart and the Swansea and West Wales Association of Bookmen 1809-1974.
SubjectBook collectors; Albums; Scrapbooks--Wales; Booksellers and bookselling--Wales; Personal archives--Wales--Swansea;
Extent11 boxes and 2 volumes
AdminHistoryRalph Wishart was a Swansea bookseller and owned 'Ralphs the Books' shop. He was also a member of Swansea and West Wales Association of Bookmen. This collection includes his collection of manuscripts, scrapbooks and albums and personal papers and miscellanea.
AccessConditionsAccessible to all researchers by appointment. Please note that some collections contain sensitive information and access may be restricted.
ANW/CORP/5024; Swansea and West Wales Association of Bookmen; ; ;
ANW/CORP/5023; Ralphs the Books; ; ;
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