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National Library of Wales
Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSARCHER

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire papers

Short Title: Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire, papers

Creation date(s): 1699-1898

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 6 volumes.

Name of creator(s):

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Michael Scott Archer of Upper Llangynidr, Crickhowell, has published several works relating to Welsh history and local history, including The Welsh Post Towns Before 1840 (1970, 1987), The Postal History of Cardiff (1975) and 'The Badminton Collection and Llangynidr Local History' in Archaeology in Wales, 38 (1998), pp. 43-50.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Manuscripts, 1699-1898, from the collection of Michael Scott Archer, comprising miscellaneous papers relating mainly to Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: 22737-22742.

Conditions governing access:

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: The descriptions are also available, together with a detailed list of contents, in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: No accruals expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from and donated by Mr Michael Scott Archer of Upper Llangynidr, Crickhowell in 1990 and 1991.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Other papers acquired from Mr Michael Scott Archer at the same time are NLW ex 1164-7 and NLW Deeds 1161-86, 1702-15.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents.

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 VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2005 and July 2009.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Scott Archer, Michael | Archives

Personal names
Scott Archer , Michael

Corporate names

Places
Cardiganshire (Wales)
Montgomeryshire (Wales)

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