File NLW MS 23726D. - Ancestral Voices,

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NLW MS 23726D.

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Ancestral Voices,

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  • [c. 1970] (Creation)

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382 ff. (text mostly on rectos)

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An incomplete manuscript and typescript draft of Berta Ruck's family history Ancestral Voices (London, 1972), based on the correspondence of her D'Arcy and De La Warr ancestors and conversations with her sister, Maud.
The volume contains drafts of the Foreword (ff. 1-10) and Chapters 2-3, 5-6, 8-10, 12-14, 16-20, 28-30, 33-34, 37-40, 43, 45-48, 51-53 and 55 (ff. 11-321, 332-382). 'Interval' (ff. 328-331) is an early draft of Chapter 51; 'Interval (for Argument)' (ff. 322-327) became part of Chapter 11. The volume consists of manuscript and typescript sections with annotations, often with fragments cut and pasted together to form single leaves.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23726D.

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vtls004910405

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23726D.