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Ieuan Gwynedd Manuscripts
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Name of creator
Evan Jones ('Ieuan Gwynedd'; 1820-1859), Congregational minister, journalist and social reformer, was born in Bryn Tynoriaid, near Dolgellau. His lifelong ill-health ensured little professional success although he wrote several articles and other works such as A Vindication of the Educational and Moral Condition of Wales ..., 1848, and Facts Figures and Statements in Illustrations of the Dissent and Morality of Wales ..., 1849.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
David Jones; Liverpool; Donation; 1918
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Includes essays and poetry; a biography of John Jones, Marton; a copy of a Welsh Bible dated 1769; and the first and second volumes of Y Gymraes ..., 1850-1851.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 1025-1036.
Conditions of access and use area
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
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Name access points
- Jones, Evan, 1820-1852 (Creator)
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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
This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943), The Dictionary of Welsh Biography Down to 1940 (Oxford, 1959), and The Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales (Oxford, 1986).