- [1849x1899] / (Creation)
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Name of creator
John Peter ('Ioan Pedr'; 1833-1877), Independent minister and teacher and Welsh scholar, was born in Bala. In 1849 he established a literary society known as 'Cymdeithas Lenyddol Penllyn'. He was a keen student of languages and also contributed to several Welsh periodicals, becoming one of the editors of Y Cymmrodor.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers, [1849x1877], of John Peter ('Ioan Pedr'), including poetry; notes on Welsh grammar; transcripts, translations and indexes; essays; miscellaneous notes; etc.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 2601-2636.
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Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Welsh, English, German, Latin.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
For a biographical and bibliographical account of Ioan Pedr, with references to the Ioan Pedr Manuscripts described here, see an article by R. T. Jenkins in The Journal of the Welsh Bibliographical Society, IV, 137-68.
Formerly known as Ioan Pedr 1-36.
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Subject access points
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Name access points
- Peter, John, 1833-1877 -- Archives (Subject)
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Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
October 2005 and September 2009.
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);