Fonds GB 0210 MSHENLLAN - Henllan Manuscripts

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Henllan Manuscripts


  • [1702x1901] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

22 vols

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Thomas Morgan (1720-1799), Independant minister, was born near Groeswen, Eglwysilan. His papers and journals, described here, are an invaluable source of information relating to Dissension and Methodism in Wales during the second half of the 18th century.

Archival history

Formerly in the possession of Walter Jenkin Evans (1856-1927), principal of the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented by Walter Jenkin Evans, principal of the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen, 1924.

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Scope and content

This collection comprises in the main of the diaries, notebooks and other papers of Thomas Morgan.

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System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 5452-5473.

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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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Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

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English, Welsh

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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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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


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Dates of creation revision deletion

October 2005.


  • English



Archivist's note

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

Archivist's note

The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951); Lloyd, Sir J. E., Jenkins, R. T., Davies, Sir W. Ll. (eds): Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940 (Aberystwyth, 1953).

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  • Text: Henllan Manuscripts.