File A4/4. - Testimonials for Celtic Professorship,

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Testimonials for Celtic Professorship,


  • 1876-1877. (Creation)

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1 folder, 2 envelopes.

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Manuscript and printed copies, 1876-1877, of testimonials in support of John Rhŷs's candidature for the Celtic Professorship at Oxford, by Samuel Ferguson, Louis Lucien Bonaparte, D. R. Thomas, Ulick Joseph Bourke, A. Leskien, Costantino Nigra, Marie Henri d’Arbois de Jubainville, Henri Gaidoz, Emil Hübner, Georg Curtius, Hugo Schuchardt, G. I. Ascoli, Robert Jones, D. Silvan Evans, and Whitley Stokes; together with related press cuttings.

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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 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

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English, some German, French, Italian, and Welsh.

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Papers, 1878-1916, relating to Oxford University are in A5/6.

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Preferred citation: A4/4.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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