- [18 cent.]-[1901x1916] (Creation)
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Extent and medium
Name of creator
Archdeacon David Richard Thomas (1833-1916), antiquary, historian and author, was born in Llanfechain, Montgomeryshire. He was the author of several works, including A History of the Diocese of St Asaph, of which a second edition, in three volumes, appeared in 1908-1913.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
From the library of Archdeacon David Richard Thomas.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A collection comprising papers, notebooks and letters of David Richard Thomas.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 1178-1205, 1215B, 1221A.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
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Script of material
Language and script notes
English, Welsh, unless otherwise stated.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of fonds.
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Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).
This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.