GB 0210 MSBENHALL
Benjamin Hall Manuscripts,
- [1775x1825] / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Dr Benjamin Hall, chancellor of the diocese of Llandaff, was the father of Benjamin Hall, M.P. (1778-1817) and the grandfather of Sir Benjamin Hall, bart, M.P. (1802-1867) (afterwards first baron Llanover and Abercarn).
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Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers, [1775x1825], of Benjamin Hall, D.D., including a diary for 1806, correspondence, an incomplete autobiographical novel, and miscellaneous notes.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 2871-2874.
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Conditions governing access
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Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
English, Greek, Latin.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Formerly known as Benjamin Hall 1-4.
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Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
November 2005 and June 2009.
Description compiled by 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); Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940 (Llundain, 1953);