- [1663x1899] (Creation)
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Name of creator
Dr W. Jones Williams, who was born at Porthmadog, practised for over fifty years as a physician at Middlesborough. He was well known as an ardent lover os his native country, and a collector of Welsh books. Having associations with Eifionydd, he acquired the works and letters of some of the poets of that district.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by W. Jones Williams, M.D., Middlesborough, 1917.
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Scope and content
A collection of works and letters, both autograph and transcript, of some of the poets of Eifionydd, accummulated by Dr W. Jones Williams.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 4441-4453.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).
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Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).