- 1925-1932. (Creation)
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A scrapbook of material relating to William Thomas ('Islwyn'), including press cuttings, etc., in connection with negotiations for the purchase and restoration of his birthplace at Tŷ'r Agent, Ynys-ddu, 1925-1926, and press cuttings, correspondence (addressed to A. W. Games, Cwmfelin-fach), printed matter, photographs, labels attached to relics and personalia, and a balance sheet, in connection with centenary celebration meetings held in 1932 at Cwmfelin-fach and Ynys-ddu. The correspondents include Timothy Rees, bishop of Llandaff, Joseph Bradney, Saunders Lewis, Ifan ab Owen Edwards and John Kyrle Fletcher.
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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.
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Usual copyright laws apply.
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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XIX, 276.
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 10956E.
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- Islwyn, 1832-1878 (Subject)
- Islwyn, 1832-1878 -- Homes and haunts (Subject)
- Islwyn, 1832-1878 -- Anniversaries, etc. (Subject)
- Games, A. W., Cwmfelinfach -- Correspondence (Subject)
- Games, A. W., Cwmfelinfach (Subject)
- Rees, Timothy, 1874-1939 (Subject)
- Bradney, Joseph Alfred, Sir, 1859-1933 (Subject)
- Lewis, Saunders, 1893-1985 (Subject)
- Edwards, Ifan ab Owen, 1895-1970 (Subject)
- Fletcher, John Kyrle, 1872-1942 (Subject)
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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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 III (Aberystwyth, 1961);