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Nathan Dyfed, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSNATHDYF

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Nathan Dyfed Manuscripts

Short Title: Nathan Dyfed, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1700] x [1891]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 19 vols

Name of creator(s):

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Jonathan Owain Reynolds ('Nathan Dyfed', 1814-1891), author and 'eisteddfodwr', was born in the parish of Llanwinio, Carmarthenshire. Despite minimal education he became a noted poet, winning many eisteddfod prizes. He also translated some of Shakespeare's plays into Welsh.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A collection consisting of poetry, translations, transcripts, etc. written or collected by Jonathan Owain Reynolds ('Nathan Dyfed').

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 3271-3289.

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

Archivist's note: This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans 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: August 2005


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Reynolds , Jonathan , 1814-1891 , Nathan Dyfed

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