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Glan Menai, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSGLANME

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: 'Glan Menai' Manuscripts

Short Title: Glan Menai, manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1877-1891

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 4 volumes

Name of creator(s): Griffith Jones ('Glan Menai')

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Griffith Jones ('Glan Menai') (1836-1906) of Llanfairfechan, was a travelling bookseller and author of Enwogion sir Aberteifi (Dolgellau, 1868), Caneuon (Bangor [1886]), Cyfystyron y Gymraeg (Wrexham, n.d.), etc.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Manuscripts, 1877-1891, of Griffith Jones ('Glan Menai') comprising three literary essays by Jones submitted, under different pseudonyms, for competition at eisteddfodau, and an incomplete biography by Jones of Henry Richard, M.P.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh.

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 11049-11052.

Conditions governing access:

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: Description based on Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from Foyle's Welsh Company Ltd, London, in 1937.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Previously known as 'Glan Menai' 1-4.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: December 2008.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Jones, Griffith, | 'Glan Menai' | 1836-1906 | Archives
Richard, Henry, | 1812-1888

Personal names
Jones , Griffith , 1836-1906 , 'Glan Menai'

Corporate names

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