File Peniarth MS 521 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Diaries and notebooks (18 volumes),

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Peniarth MS 521 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

Title

Diaries and notebooks (18 volumes),

Date(s)

  • [1663-1745] / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

18 volumes. Full leather, full vellum; four volumes rebound at NLW in full vellum.

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Scope and content

Eighteen diaries and notebooks containing memoranda and accounts by Howell Vaughan, 1663, Katherine, widow of Griffith Wynn of Bodfean, and later wife of Colonel Hugh Nanney, 1692, Hugh Evans, agent to the said Katherine, 1682-1690, Lumley Williams of Ystumcolwyn, 1696, Robert Vaughan of Hengwrt, 1745 , and others.
Several of the diaries, which include almanacks by Trigge, Gallen, and Rider and the Daily Journal, contain entries relating to the Nannau estate. Rider's British Merlin for 1698 contains a few englynion in manuscript, and in one notebook there are inventories of linen and utensils at Nannau, 1692.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Item: 1.3 Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol v & vol ix). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 4445087. Date: 20030207. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol v & vol ix) : Some surface dust, water and mould stains, mould damage with losses of paper, iron gall ink staining, some pages brittle and weak, some boards detached, some corners damaged, some missing caps, sewing and some sewing supports damaged, part of some bindings missing. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.4 Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol v & vol ix). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 4445087. Date: 20050217. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: D. Williams. Status: Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol v & vol ix) : Rebacked, repaired or resewn and rebound as appropriate. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.1 Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol i). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 4445087. Date: 20030207. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol i) : Corners very weak, boards split due to dryness, spine leather worn off on spine, lower clasps only surviving. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.2 Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol i). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 4445087. Date: 20050315. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: D. Williams. Status: Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol i) : Pulled, repaired and rebound volume. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.5 Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol xi). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 4445087. Date: 20030207. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol xi) : Boards loose and very weak, binding had come detached from case due to wear. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.6 Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol ix). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 4445087. Date: 20050318. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: D. Williams. Status: Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol xi) : Pulled, repaired and rebound volume. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.7 Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol xvi). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 4445087. Date: 20030207. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol xvi) : Boards dry casing softness and splitting, three corners broken off, leather worn on spine, edges and corners. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.8 Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol xvi). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 4445087. Date: 20050307. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: D. Williams. Status: Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol xvi) : Pulled, repaired and rebound volume. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.9 Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol xvii). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 4445087. Date: 20030207. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol xvii) : Boards loose, soft and split, vellum worn on board edges, vellum worn off on spine. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.10 Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol xvii). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 4445087. Date: 20050311. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: D. Williams. Status: Manuscript Volume (Peniarth MS 521A vol xvii) : Pulled, repaired and rebound volume. Institution: WlAbNL.

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Conditions governing access

Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

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Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

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Finding aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part I (Aberystwyth, 1940-3), 21.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Note

Formerly Hengwrt MS 538.

Note

Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 521 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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vtls004445087

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: Peniarth MS 521 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 521 (i-xviii).