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Porter, William, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSPORT

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: William Porter Manuscripts

Short Title: Porter, William, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1896x1937]

Level of description: Fonds.

Extent: 131 volumes.

Name of creator(s): William Porter; and others.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Reverend William Porter was professor of Hebrew successively at the Calvinistic Methodist Colleges at Bala and Aberystwyth.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A collection, [1896x1937], comprising note-books, correspondence, miscellaneous papers, etc., from the library of the Reverend Professor William Porter and including essays, examination papers and research and lecture notes. Much of the material relates to Biblical themes and to the study of the Hebrew and Greek languages.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Greek, Hebrew, German, Latin, French, Welsh, Syriac.

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 12920-13050.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: No accruals expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from the executors of Dr William Porter in 1937.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents. Formerly known as William Porter 1-131.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971); Y Bywgraffiadur Ar-lein, viewed via WWW, 20 April 2010.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2010.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Porter, William, | 1876-1937 | Archives

Personal names
Porter , William , 1876-1937

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