Fonds GB 0210 MSHUGHWIL - Hugh Williams manuscripts,

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Hugh Williams manuscripts,


  • 1859-[1911] / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

82 volumes.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Hugh Williams (1843-1911) was Vice-Principal and Professor of Church History at the Theological College, Bala. He published Christianity in Early Britain (Oxford, 1912) and was editor and translator of the works of Gildas in the 'Cymmrodorion Record Series' (1899, 1901).

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mrs Hugh Williams, widow of Hugh Williams; Bequest; 1916

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Scope and content

Papers, 1859-[1911], of Hugh Williams, which include material relating to ecclesiastical history, especially that of the British or Celtic Church; lecture notes; addresses; hymns; sermons; and miscellaneous extracts and transcripts.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 1265-1329, 2081-2097.

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Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh
  • Latin
  • Greek
  • French

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh, Latin, Greek, French.

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Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).

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Title based on contents.


Previously known as Hugh Williams 1-82.

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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

July 2003 and August 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943);

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  • Text: NLW MSS 1265-1329, 2081-2097.