Sub-fonds NLW MSS 23612-56. - O. Llew Owain Manuscripts,

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NLW MSS 23612-56.


O. Llew Owain Manuscripts,


  • 1785-[c. 1955]. (Creation)

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45 volumes.

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Manuscripts and papers, 1785-[c. 1955], from the library of O. Llew Owain, including correspondence, eisteddfod and other essays, and manuscripts of Caernarfonshire interest; also included are letters to John Thomas (Eifionydd) and to Beriah Gwynfe Evans, mostly relating to 'Gorsedd Beirdd Ynys Prydain'

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Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 23612-56.

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The contents of NLW MSS 22853-23691 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 9 (Aberystwyth, 2003).

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Preferred citation: NLW MSS 23612-56.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MSS 23612-56.