File NLW MS 11116E - Cambrian societies,

Identity area

Reference code

NLW MS 11116E

Title

Cambrian societies,

Date(s)

  • [1798x1828] / (Creation)

Level of description

File

Extent and medium

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

A bound volume labelled 'Eisteddfod Proceddings', compiled by William Jenkins Rees (1772-1855), rector of Cascob, Radnorshire, and consisting largely of printed notices addressed to him by Cambrian Societies in Wales and in London. The contents include a notice of an eisteddfod under the auspices of the Gwyneddigion Society at Caerwys, 1798, together with Gosodaethau a Rheolau Cymdeithas y Gwyneddigion and other material relating to the Society; a draft consitution of the Cambrian Society in the hand of W. J. Rees [1818]; resolutions and accounts of the Cambrian Society in Dyfed, 1818-20 and undated; programmes of concerts at the Town Hall, Carmarthen, by the Royal Bath Harmonic Society, 1819-20; a programme of an eisteddfod to be held at Carmarthen in 1823, together with manuscript addresses delivered by Thomas Price ('Carnhuanawc') and [Daniel Evans ('Daniel Ddu o Geredigion'); resolutions of the Cambrian Society in Gwent, 1821-2; material relating to eisteddfodau and concerts held at Brecon, 1822 and 1826; resolutions of the Cymmrodorion Society in Powys, 1819-24; announcements of eisteddfodau to be held at Wrexham, 1820, and Welshpool, 1824; a holograph letter from Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain') to W. J. Rees, 1824; records of the Welshpool eisteddfod of 1824, including adjudications by Rowland Williams [Ysceifiog] and [John Jenkins ('Ifor Ceri')], an address by ['Gwallter Mechain], and 'englynion' to Powis Castle by R. D[avies] ('Bardd Nantglyn'); resolutions and proceedings, etc. of the Cymmrodorion Society in London or the Metropolitan Cambrian Institution, 1820-8, a copy of a letter from J. Parry ('Bardd Alaw') to J. Jenkins ('Ifor Ceri'), 1820 (enclosing a letter from Wm. Owen Pughe to Mr. Parry), a copy of a letter to Sir W. W. Wynn, 1820, a holograph letter from John Parry to [W. J. Rees], 1820, a copy of the resolution of the Society admitting W. J. Rees to honourary membership, 1820, and two holograph letters from the Society to W. J. Rees, 1821-2; order of proceedings of the sixth anniversary of the Carmarthen Cymreigyddion Society, 1828; a programme of a concert held in the nave of Bangor Cathedral, principally by the Bath Harmonic Society, 1821; a programme of a concert at St. Mary's Church [Brecon], 1822; etc.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Note

Title based on contents.

Note

Preferred citation: NLW MS 11116E

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number

vtls004617651

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

January 2009.

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

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 III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Wikipedia WWW site; Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig WWW site;

Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related places

Physical storage

  • Text: NLW MS 11116E.