- [17 cent.]-[20 cent.] (Creation)
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Name of creator
George Thomas Clark (1809-1898) was of Dowlais and Talygarn, Glamorgan. Besides contributing many articles to 'Archaeologica Cambrensis' and other journals, he was the author or editor of 'Medieval Military Architecture in England' (1884), 'Cartae et Alia Munimenta quae ad Dominium de Glamorgancia pertinent' (1885-1893), and other works.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Wyndham D. Clark; Presentation; 1922
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Scope and content
The G. T. Clark Manuscripts are mainly the genealogical, archaeological, and historical papers of George Thomas Clark (1809-1898). -- At the end of the group (NLW MS 5231-5234) is a portion of the 'collectanea', relating to the history of Glamorgan, of William Davies, Cringell, near Neath.
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System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 5171-5234.
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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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English, Latin, Welsh.
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For more information regarding NLW MSS 5231-5234, see an article entitled 'A Forgotten Welsh Historian (William Davies, 1756-1823). Or the Fringe of a Glamorgan MS.', by D. Rhys Phillips, in The Journal of the Welsh Bibligraphical Society, Vol. II pp. 1-43.
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
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