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National Library of Wales
Celynog, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSCELYN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Celynog Manuscripts

Short Title: Celynog, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [17 cent.]-[19 cent.]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 65 vols

Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history: No information supplied


Scope and content/abstract: The Celynog Manuscripts are a collection of miscellaneous 17th to 19th century correspondence and papers, consisting of examples of Welsh literature, Welsh poetry, musical compositions, works on Welsh grammar, medical recipes, extracts from various newspapers and periodicals, tithe accounts, and genealogical, geographical, historical and political manuscripts.
The collection also contains manuscripts relating to religion in Wales, with examples of Welsh religious literature, Welsh sermons and hymns, and manuscripts relating to the Welsh Congregational churches, and translations of charters granted to the abbey of Strata Florida.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English, unless otherwise specified

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 527-592.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).


Archival history: The Celynog Manuscripts were bequeathed to the Welsh library which was being formed at the Univeristy College of Wales, Aberystwyth, as a nucleus for the projected national library for Wales.

Immediate source of acquisition: Bequeathed by Richard Williams, Celynog, Newtown.



Archivist's note: This description was compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2005


Personal names
Williams , Richard , 1835-1906

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