Fonds GB 0210 MSHARRWILL - Harris Williams Manuscripts,

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Harris Williams Manuscripts,


  • [1800x1927] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

83 volumes.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

David Harris Williams (1870-1927), was the vicar of Cwm, Flintshire, 1911-1915, and rector of Bodfari, 1915-1927.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

NLW MSS 5604-5662: Mrs Harris Williams, widow of the Rev. David Harris Williams; Bodfari; Purchase; October 1927.

NLW MSS 6441-50, 6453-62: Mrs Harris Williams; Rhyl; Purchase; September 1929.

NLW MSS 6451-2, 6463-4D: Mrs Harris Williams; Rhyl; Purchase; March 1934.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

A collection of notebooks and collectanea of David Harris Williams (d. 1927).

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 5604-5662, 6441-6464.

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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.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh, unless otherwise stated.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

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Rules and/or conventions used

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

December 2005.


  • English



The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

Archivist's note

This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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Physical storage

  • Text: NLW MSS 5604-5662, 6441-6464.