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Glan Alaw, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSGLANAL

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Glan Alaw MSS

Short Title: Glan Alaw, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1875x1925]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 14 volumes

Name of creator(s): Glan Alaw

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Richard Jones ('Glan Alaw', 1838-1925) was Calvinistic Methodist minister at Brynyrefail, Caernarvonshire. He was a self-taught poet and polyglot as well as a notable preacher and published both theological and poetical works.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers, [1875x1925], of Richard Jones ('Glan Alaw') consisting largely of hymns and poetry.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 2506-2519.

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 MS 4735C.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Formerly known as Glan Alaw 1-14. 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 NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Jones, Richard, 1838-1925 | Archives

Personal names
Jones , Richard , 1838-1925 , Glan Alaw

Corporate names

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