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National Library of Wales
Crosswood (Mont.) manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSCROSSWD

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Crosswood (Mont.) Manuscripts

Short Title: Crosswood (Mont.) manuscripts

Creation date(s): [16 cent.]x[19 cent.]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 312 vols

Name of creator(s):

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: No information supplied

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Collectively called the Crosswood Manuscripts after their Montgomeryshire home, this collection consists of three groups of manuscripts known as the Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain') Manuscripts, the John Jenkins ('Ifor Ceri') Manuscripts, and the Frances Althea Trevor Manuscripts.

ACCESS AND USE

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

System of arrangement: Arranged in three groups, as noted in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943), according to NLW MSS reference numbers: Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain') Manuscripts - NLW MSS 1641-1812 and 1950-1952; John Jenkins ('Ifor Ceri') Manuscripts - NLW MSS 1813-1886; and the Frances Althea Trevor Manuscripts - NLW MSS 1887-1949.

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 INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Although the Crosswood Manuscripts are split into three different groups, there are also manuscripts by, or relating to, Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain') in both the John Jenkins ('Ifor Ceri') and the Frances Althea Trevor groups of manuscripts; similarly, there are manuscripts by or relating to John Jenkins ('Ifor Ceri') in both the Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain') and the Frances Althea Trevor groups of manuscripts.

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: June 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects

Personal names
Davies , Walter , 1761-1849
Jenkins , John , 1770-1829
Trevor , Frances Althea

Corporate names

Places

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