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Richards, R. H., manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSRHRICH

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: R. H. Richards Manuscripts

Short Title: Richards, R. H., manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1701x1874]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 6 volumes

Name of creator(s):

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Richard Humphrey Richards was professor of Welsh at St David's College, Lampeter from 1916 to 1941.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers, [1701x1874], from the library of Professor Richard Humphrey Richards. They include the original manuscript of John Roberts's ('Ieuan Gwyllt') Llyfr Tonau Cynulleidfaol, published in 1859, 'Ieuan Gwyllt's manuscript of a proposed English hymnal, and correspondence, 1860-1874, and notes of 'Ieuan Gwyllt'; sermon notes, 1731-1763; and an eighteenth-century commonplace book.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 9913-9918.

Conditions governing access:

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961), pp. 179-180.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by Richard Humphrey Richards of Lampeter in 1935.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents. Formerly R. H. Richards MSS 1-6.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Bethan Ifan for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifan. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961), Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940 (Llundain, 1953).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2008 & May 2011


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