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Gwrtheyrn, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSGWRTH

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Gwrtheyrn Manuscripts

Short Title: Gwrtheyrn, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1856x1915]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 24 vols

Name of creator(s):

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Griffith Roberts ('Gwrtheyrn'; 1846-1915), of Bala, was a poor-law official and author of Pum Plwy' Penllyn. Hanes gweinyddiad Cyfreithiau y Tlodion yn y plwyfydd uchod am y rhan fwyaf o'r ddwy ganrif ddiweddaf, 1720-1887 (Bala, 1897).

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Manuscripts and press-cuttings relating to the late Griffith Roberts, 'Gwrtheyrn', Bala. They include essays and notes by Gwrtheyrn on literary and religious subjects, transcripts of Welsh poetry in his autograph, papers relating to the Poor Law, miscellaneous music manuscripts, and a number of Welsh press cuttings concerning Gwrtheyrn.

ACCESS AND USE

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

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 7399-7422.

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 II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented in 1932 by the Reverend Principal and Mrs. H. Harris Hughes, Aberystwyth.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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: July 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects

Personal names
Roberts , G. (Griffith) , 1846-1915 , Gwrtheyrn

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