Fonds GB 0210 MSMAPIWAN - Mihangel ap Iwan Manuscripts

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Mihangel ap Iwan Manuscripts


  • [19-20 cents] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

3 vols

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Mihangel ap Iwan (d. 1944) was the son of Michael D. Jones (1822-1898), Bala, one of the founders of the Welsh colony (y Wladfa Gymreig) in Patagonia.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented by Dr Mihangel ap Iwan, Buenos Aires.

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Scope and content

A collection comprising correspondence, legal papers, press cuttings and other material relating to the Wladfa Gymreig in Patagonia, including material relating to Cwmni Masnachol Camwy; journals of Llwyd ap Iwan and an account by him of the Chubut Valley.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: 5934-5936, 7254-7264.

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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

  • Spanish
  • Welsh
  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Spanish, 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 II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

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Related units of description

Refer also to NLW MSS 4616-4617, 7265.

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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

June 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: Mihangel ap Iwan Manuscripts.