Fonds GB 0210 MSAOEVAN - Archdeacon A. O. Evans manuscripts

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Archdeacon A. O. Evans manuscripts


  • [1800-1937] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

64 volumes.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

The Rev. Albert Owen Evans (1864-1937) was rector of Llanfaethlu-cum-Llanfwrog, Anglesey, 1909-1918, rural dean of Talybolion, 1918-1921 and archdeacon of Bangor, 1921-1937.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Acquired from Albert Owen Evans at various times.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The collection known as the Archdeacon A. O. Evans Manuscripts is a group of manuscripts given to the National Library by Albert Owen Evans. They include correspondence and papers relating to A. O. Evans.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 1042-1054, 4967-4969, 6260-6261, 6711-6715, 7902-7942, 8560, 10359-10363, 10825-10836.

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Conditions governing access

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.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, unless otherwise specified.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943), and Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

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Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Other manuscripts relating to A. O. Evans are NLW MSS 4847, 8560, 10359-10363, 10825-10831, and 12971-14001.

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Title based on contents of fonds.

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Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

May 2005.


  • English



Archivist's note

This description was compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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