- [1640s]-[19 cent., first ½]. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Guarded and filed as two volumes at NLW (MS II.57i consisting of ff. 1-186, and MS II.57ii consisting of ff. 187-390). Previously in cardboard folder with 'Poetry &c' on two labels.
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Poetry and prose compiled at Brogyntyn for an album (cf. Brogyntyn MS I.29), but left unbound. The items, in various hands, are mainly in English but with a few in Latin, Welsh and French, and consist of political, satirical and occasional verse, both published and apparently unpublished (ff. 1-212 verso), together with a few letters (ff. 214-228), miscellaneous prose and commonplace entries (ff. 229-306), and printed material including song-sheets, pamphlets and newspaper cuttings (ff. 307-390). A number of items relate to Brogyntyn or Wynnstay or are addressed to family members.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Item: 1.1 Loose Manuscript Documents (Brogyntyn MS II.57). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 6033446. Date: 20020917. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Loose Manuscript Documents (Brogyntyn MS II.57) : Water and mould staining, some tearing to paper. Institution: WlAbNL.
Item: 1.2 Loose Manuscript Documents (Brogyntyn MS II.57). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 6033446. Date: 20040317. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: E. Pugh. Status: Loose Manuscript Documents (Brogyntyn MS II.57) : Repaired, guarded and filed into two volumes, lettered in black. Institution: WlAbNL.
System of arrangement
Arranged at NLW into the following: poetry; letters; miscellaneous prose; printed items.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
English, Latin, Welsh, French.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A detailed list of the contents is available at https://archives.library.wales/external_documents/brogii57.pdf
Generated finding aid
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: Brogyntyn MS II.57i-ii [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
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Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Brogyntyn Estate (England and Wales) -- Poetry. (Subject)
- Wynnstay Estate (Wales) -- Poetry. (Subject)
- Owen family, of Brogyntyn, Clenennau, and Glyn -- Archives. (Subject)
- Owen family, of Brogyntyn, Clenennau, and Glyn -- Correspondence. (Subject)
- Owen family, of Brogyntyn, Clenennau, and Glyn -- Poetry. (Subject)
- Williams Wynn family, of Wynnstay -- Poetry. (Subject)
- Owen family, of Brogyntyn, Clenennau, and Glyn. (Subject)