- 1767-[19 cent.]. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Owen Thomas (1812-1891) was a Welsh Presbyterian minister and author of several works, including Cofiant John Jones Talysarn (Wrexham, 1874) and Cofiant Henry Rees (Wrexham, 1890).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The manuscripts comprise mainly sermons and sermon notes by Owen Thomas and other preachers; together with poetry, correspondence, a diary, and other miscellaneous papers.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 624-640, 1206B, 4836E.
Conditions of access and use area
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
Script of material
Language and script notes
Welsh, unless otherwise specified.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943), and Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Virtua system control number
GEAC system control number
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Thomas, Owen, 1812-1891 -- Archives. (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
This description was completed by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS;