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National Library of Wales
Ioan Pedr, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSIONPED

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Ioan Pedr MSS

Short Title: Ioan Pedr, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1849x1899]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 36 volumes

Name of creator(s): Ioan Pedr; and others

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: John Peter ('Ioan Pedr'; 1833-1877), Independent minister and teacher and Welsh scholar, was born in Bala. In 1849 he established a literary society known as 'Cymdeithas Lenyddol Penllyn'. He was a keen student of languages and also contributed to several Welsh periodicals, becoming one of the editors of Y Cymmrodor.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers, [1849x1899], of John Peter ('Ioan Pedr'), including poetry; notes on Welsh grammar; transcripts, translations and indexes; essays; miscellaneous notes; etc.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English, German, Latin.

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 2601-2636.

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: Purchased in 1921.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also Bangor University, Ioan Pedr MSS.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: For a biographical and bibliographical account of Ioan Pedr, with references to the Ioan Pedr Manuscripts described here, see an article by R. T. Jenkins in The Journal of the Welsh Bibliographical Society, IV, 137-68.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Bethan Ifans 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.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Peter, John, 1833-1877 | Archives

Personal names
Peter , John , 1833-1877

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