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National Library of Wales
Anwyl, Sir Edward, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSANWYL

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Sir Edward Anwyl MSS

Short Title: Anwyl, Sir Edward, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1815x1914]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 85 volumes

Name of creator(s): Sir Edward Anwyl; and others

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Sir Edward Anwyl (1866-1914) was Professor of Welsh and Comparative Philology at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, and Chairman of the Central Welsh Board for Intermediate Education. He was also appointed the first principal of the Monmouthshire Training College, Caerleon, in November 1913, but died before he could assume the position.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Notebooks and papers, [1815x1914], of or belonging to Sir Edward Anwyl, mainly comprising notes of Celtic, Classical, Biblical, theological and historical or archaeological interest, together with literary, linguistic and grammatical material.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh, Latin, Greek, French, Irish, Arabic, Rumanian, Italian, Provenҫal, Spanish, Portuguese, Sanskrit, Hebrew, Russian, Breton, Cornish, German.

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW reference numbers: NLW MSS 2421-2505.

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).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: No accruals expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source unknown

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also NLW, Anwyl Family Papers.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Formerly known as Anwyl 1- 85. Title based on contents.

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

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

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


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Anwyl, E. (Edward), 1866-1914 | Archives

Personal names
Anwyl , E. (Edward) , 1866-1914

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