GB 0210 JRHUGHES
J. R. Hughes Papers and Deeds,
- 1727-1961 (accumulted [1906x1961]) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.513 cubic metres (20 boxes)Some of the papers are affected by damp.
Name of creator
John Roberts Hughes (1886-1962) was a historian and antiquary from Tre Taliesin, Cardiganshire. His main interest was in the history of the Quakers in Wales.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Manuscripts and documents collected by and created by John Roberts Hughes, 1727-1961, including, papers relating to the Quakers, including transcribed extracts from records, collected volumes and items of Quaker interest, and notes on the Quakers by J. R. Hughes; various papers collected and written by J. R. Hughes relating to folk-lore and local histories; notes for addresses and lectures; papers and documents created by others, acquired or purchased by J. R. Hughes; deeds relating mainly to Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, and other miscellaneous deeds; together with personal memoranda by J. R. Hughes and family papers.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: deeds; papers.
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
Usual copyright regulations apply.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from name of donor. Some of the papers precede the life of John Roberts Hughes.
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Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of J. R. Hughes Papers; Stephens, Meic, Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales (Oxford, 1986).