Fonds GB 0210 MSMEIRIAD - Meiriadog Manuscripts,

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Meiriadog Manuscripts,


  • [19 cent.]-[20 cent.]. (Creation)

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23 vols.

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Archival history

Formerly in the possession of John Edwards (Meiriadog) (1813-1906).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presentation; 1926

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Scope and content

A collection of manuscripts in the hand of John Edwards (Meiriadog) (1813-1906), Llanfair Caereinion, which include a Welsh grammar, essays, addresses, poetry, correspondence, hymn tunes, and miscellaneous notes and drafts.

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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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  • Welsh
  • English

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Welsh, English.

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


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  • English



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  • Text: NLW MSS 5950-5972.