- 1699-1898. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
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.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Mr Michael Scott Archer; Upper Llangynidr, Crickhowell; Purchase and donation; 1990, 1991
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Manuscripts, 1699-1898, from the collection of Michael Scott Archer, comprising miscellaneous papers relating mainly to Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 22737-22742.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
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).
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Virtua system control number
GEAC system control number
Place access points
Name access points
- Archer, Michael Scott -- Archives (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
February 2005 and July 2009.
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);