GB 0210 MSAPGARN
Arlunydd Penygarn Manuscripts,
- -1915 / (Creation)
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Name of creator
Thomas Henry Thomas ('Arlunydd Penygarn'), artist, was born in Pontypool. A man of eclectic interests, he worked in London and Canada and also helped found the Royal Cambrian Academy.
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Scope and content
Papers, -1915, of Thomas Henry Thomas ('Arlunydd Penygarn') comprising correspondence, geological and antiquarian notes, translations of manuscripts and miscellanea largely of Welsh interest, including an account of the 'Mari Lwyd' and material relating to 'druidic' books and runes.
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System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 3122-3127, 6995-6997.
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Language and script notes
English, Latin, Welsh.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943) and in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).
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Related units of description
Formerly known as Arlunydd Penygarn 1-9.
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Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
October 2005 and July 2009.
Description compiled by Sian Medi Davies and Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943); Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951);