Fonds GB 0210 MSLLEWMEIR - Llew Meirion Manuscripts,

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Llew Meirion Manuscripts,


  • [1700x1934]. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

20 vols.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Edward Williams ('Llew Meirion') (1850-?post 1925), Dolgellau.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Acquired in 1934.

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Scope and content

Papers from the collection of Edward Williams ('Llew Meirion'), including material relating to the Loyal Idris Lodge of Oddfellows; minutes relating to 'Eisteddfod Meirion'; an address by 'Llew Meirion'; a poem by John Williams ('Ioan Rhagfyr'); miscellaneous poetry; correspondence; an arrangement of the air 'Breuddwyd Dafydd Rhys'; collections of hymn-tunes and anthems and of folk-tunes; miscellaneous papers and transcripts.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 8476-8495.

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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.

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Language of material

  • Welsh
  • English

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Language and script notes

Welsh, English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

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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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

October 2005.


  • English



Archivist's note

This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS;

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  • Text: Llew Meirion Manuscripts.