Fonds GB 0210 NLWMFLMS - NLW Microfilms,

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Reference code



NLW Microfilms,


  • 1950x2000. (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

1167 items.

Context area

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The nucleus of the collection of NLW Microfilms is microfilm of manuscripts in Welsh and of Welsh interest in other major libraries: the British Library; Jesus College and the Bodleian Library, Oxford; Cambridge University libraries; the Hereford Cathedral manuscripts; Welsh material from the Public Record Office, now the TNA; the Bangor MSS; and some from other record offices in the United Kingdom, and overseas libraries and archive repositories. The Cardiff manuscripts (over 4,000 in number) are listed in a separate catalogue (Cardiff MSS on Microfilm). Commercially produced microfilms and microfiche are also not included in this catalogue.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


Further microfilms to be added to this series are possible.

System of arrangement

Arranged according to material held in repositories in the United Kingdom, followed by overseas repositories.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction

Requests for copies of items included in the microfilms should be directed to the institution holding the original material.

Language of material

  • Welsh
  • English
  • Latin

Script of material

Language and script notes

Welsh, English, Latin.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Finding aid

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Existence and location of originals

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Notes area


Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number


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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

August 2006; revised June 2012.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Guide to the Department of Manuscripts and Records (Aberystwyth, 1994);

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Physical storage

  • Microform: $h - SA (D) Micro; $i - NLW Microfilm; $z - Lleolwyd yn Ystafell Ddarllen y De = Located in South Reading Room.