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National Library of Wales
NLW Microfilms

Reference code(s): GB 0210 NLWMFLMS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: NLW Microfilms

Short Title: NLW Microfilms

Creation date(s): 1950x2000

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1167 items

Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history:


Scope and content/abstract: The nucleus of the collection of NLW Microfilms is microfilm of manuscripts in Welsh and of Welsh interest in other major libraries: the British Library; Jesus College and the Bodleian Library, Oxford; Cambridge University libraries; the Hereford Cathedral manuscripts; Welsh material from the Public Record Office, now the TNA; the Bangor MSS; and some from other record offices in the United Kingdom, and overseas libraries and archive repositories. The Cardiff manuscripts (over 4,000 in number) are listed in a separate catalogue (Cardiff MSS on Microfilm). Commercially produced microfilms and microfiche are also not included in this catalogue.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged according to material held in repositories in the United Kingdom, followed by overseas repositories.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction: Requests for copies of items included in the microfilms should be directed to the institution holding the original material.

Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue


Accruals: Further microfilms to be added to this series are possible.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Existence and location of originals: Numerous repositories in the United Kingdom and overseas


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Guide to the Department of Manuscripts and Records (Aberystwyth, 1994).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2006; revised June 2012.

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