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Extent and medium
Name of creator
Thomas Jones (1818-1898) was parish clerk of Llanfaethlu, Anglesey, but previously lived in Llantrisant, also in Anglesey. He amassed a substantial collection of music manuscripts, which included not only sacred music but also folk songs, part-songs, etc.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Presented by the Reverend Albert Owen Evans in 1919.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A collection of music manuscripts which largely comprises sacred music such as hymn tunes, psalm-tunes, anthems and choruses, but also includes folk songs and airs.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 8112-8152.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Welsh, unless otherwise specified.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961).
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS;