Fonds GB 0210 MSJLTHOM - Sir John Lynn-Thomas manuscripts

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Sir John Lynn-Thomas manuscripts


  • 1885-1936 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

14 volumes.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Sir John Lynn Thomas (1861-1939), K.B.E., C.B., C.M.G., F.R.C.S., was an eminent surgeon.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mr B. Joshua, executor of the late Sir J. Lynn-Thomas; Cardigan; Donation; July 1940.

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Scope and content

Scrapbooks of press cuttings and correspondence relating to Sir John Lynn-Thomas's career, together with notes and annotated copies of his book Key of all Wales in South-West Cardiganshire (1932).

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 13723-13736.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English

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See also NLW ex 2783.

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

April 2005




Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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