- [17-19 cents] (Creation)
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Name of creator
Captain Ifor Owain (or Owen) Wynn Williams was the son of the Reverend William Wynn Williams, rector of Llangeinwen and Llangaffo (d. 1883) and the grandson of the Reverend Canon William Williams, rector of Llangeinwen (d. 1882).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Acquired from Captain Ifor Owen Wynn Williams, Bronwylfa, Llandderfel, 1929.
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Scope and content
This collection comprises sermons, addresses and prayers; a transcribed collection of 'cywyddau' by Rhys Goch Eryri (fl. beginning 15 cent.), together with further poetry and transcripts; notes in Latin on natural science; a copy of an address by the London Welsh Society, 1811; correspondence of the Reverend Canon William Williams (d. 1882), rector of Llangeinwen, of Ifor Owen Wynn Williams, and of John and Jennet Davies, Vronheulog, Llandderfel; books of 19th century sheep ear-marks; papers of William Pamplin; miscellaneous notes, minutes, extracts, etc.; scrapbooks and press cuttings; etc.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: 6881-6893.
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Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
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Language and script notes
Welsh, English, unless otherwise specified
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.