Fonds GB 0210 MSJDJON - J. D. Jones Manuscripts

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J. D. Jones Manuscripts


  • [1837-1870] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

3 vols

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Joseph David Jones was a composer and schoolmaster of Towyn and Ruthin.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented in 1934 by the Reverend D. Lincoln Jones, B.A., B.D., Birmingham, son of J. D. Jones.

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Scope and content

A collection of holograph manuscripts of musical compositions by Joseph David Jones (1827-1870).

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System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 8294-8296

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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.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • Welsh
  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Welsh and English, unless otherwise specified.

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Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961).

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Related units of description

See also NLW MSS 7340 and 9497 for further J. D. Jones manuscripts.

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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

September 2005


  • English



Archivist's note

This description was compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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  • Text: J. D. Jones Manuscripts.