File NLW MSS 23446 - Scrap-books,

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NLW MSS 23446




  • 1902-1905 / (Creation)

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Varying from 58 to 97 ff. ; 225 x 175 mm. and less. Quarter-cloth and marbled paper over boards.

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Volumes containing pasted-in cuttings, 1902-5, of articles and other contributions by R. J. Derfel to Welsh and English newspapers and journals, including cuttings of a series of articles in Welsh on Socialism, 'Cymdeithasiaeth', published by R. J. Derfel, under the pseudonym 'Sosialist Cymreig', in Y Cymro, 24 July 1902 - 18 June 1903, with an index of contents (pp. 91-3) (MS 23448), and 'A Brief Account of my Life', published in Llais Llafur, 5 August - 16 December 1905 (MS 23449).

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Welsh, English.

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Finding aids

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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For a list of the contents of the scrap-books, see NLW MS 23453A.

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Preferred citation: NLW MSS 23446


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MSS 23446-23449B.