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National Library of Wales
Arlunydd Penygarn, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSAPGARN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Arlunydd Penygarn Manuscripts

Short Title: Arlunydd Penygarn, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1846]-1915

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 9 volumes

Name of creator(s): Arlunydd Penygarn

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Henry Thomas ('Arlunydd Penygarn'), artist, was born in Pontypool. A man of eclectic interests, he worked in London and Canada and also helped found the Royal Cambrian Academy.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers, [1846]-1915, of Thomas Henry Thomas ('Arlunydd Penygarn') comprising correspondence, geological and antiquarian notes, translations of manuscripts and miscellanea largely of Welsh interest, including an account of the 'Mari Lwyd' and material relating to 'druidic' books and runes.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Latin, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 3122-3127, 6995-6997.

Conditions governing access:

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943) and in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: No accruals expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also NLW MS 17345C.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Sian Medi Davies and Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943); Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2005 and July 2009


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Thomas, Thomas Henry, 1839-1915 | Archives

Personal names
Thomas , Thomas Henry , 1839-1915

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