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Jones, Rees Jenkin, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSRJJONES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Rees Jenkin Jones Manuscripts

Short Title: Jones, Rees Jenkin, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1731] x [1924]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 10 vols

Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history: Rees Jenkin Jones (1835-1924), preacher, schoolmaster, historian and hymnist, was born in Aberdare. He was editor of the periodical Yr Ymofynydd from 1873 to 1879, published several works of religious interest, and was a regular contributor on historical matters to publications such as Yr Ymofynydd, Y Geninen and Cymru (O.M.E.).


Scope and content/abstract: A collection comprising correspondence, poetry, notes, extracts and miscellanea (mainly relating to religious matters), an account book from Haverfordwest, sermons by several individuals, a journal of Timothy Davies, Caeronnen, and hymns by Reuben Davies ('Prydydd y Coed').


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 4361-4370.

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 Manuscripst in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: See also NLW MSS 14147-14213; Rees Jenkin Jones Family Papers; and D. Rhys Phillips Papers, 5693-5706.


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

Unitarians | Wales

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Jones , Rees Jenkin , 1835-1924

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