Fonds GB 0210 MSTALHRN - Talhaiarn Manuscripts

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Talhaiarn Manuscripts


  • [1800x1922] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

15 vols

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Name of creator

Biographical history

John Jones ('Talhaiarn') (1810-1870), architectural draughtsman, poet and 'eisteddfodwr', was born in Llanfairtalhaiarn, Denbighshire. His collected works, entitled Gwaith Talhaiarn, were published in three volumes between 1855 and 1869.

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Scope and content

The poetry, letters, personalia, etc. of John Jones ('Talhaiarn'), including copies of Volumes I and II of Gwaith Talhaiarn.

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System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 4501-4515.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their readers' tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • Welsh
  • English

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Welsh, English

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Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

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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

September 2005.


  • English



Archivist's note

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

Archivist's note

The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951); Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940 (Llundain, 1953).

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  • Text: Talhaiarn Manuscripts.