- [1860x1882]-[1899x1909] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Ivor James (1840-1909) was born in Monmouthshire. He was the University of Wales's first registrar and was also a historian, his specialist field of study being Wales during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
The family of the late Mr Ivor James; Donation; c. 1910-1911.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers of, or accumulated by, Ivor James in the course of his studies of the history of Wales during the late sixteenth and the seventeenth centuries.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 4301-4339.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
English, some Welsh, some French.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).
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Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of fonds.
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Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- James, Ivor, 1840-1909 -- Archives (Subject)
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Description control area
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
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).
Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.