Fonds GB 0210 MSWMEVA - W. M. Evans Manuscripts,

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W. M. Evans Manuscripts,


  • [17 cent.]-[19 cent.]. (Creation)

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3 vols.

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Presentation; W. M. Evans; London; 1929

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These manuscripts comprise a 17th century collection of cywyddau and awdlau by numerous Welsh poets; transcripts of letters from Goronwy Owen (1723-1769) to William (1705-1763) and Richard Morris (1703-1779); a volume of manuscript music which once belonged to Harriett Mary Browne (1798-1858).

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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  • Welsh
  • English

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Welsh, English.

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


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  • English



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  • Text: NLW MSS 6471-6473.