Series A1. - Correspondence,

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A1.

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Correspondence,

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  • 1860-1953. (Creation)

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116 folders, 3 bundles, 1 vol.

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Correspondence, 1860-1953, mostly comprising letters to John Rhŷs from fellow researchers, friends and family. They mainly relate to his interests in philology, grammar, history, archaeology, ethnology and folklore, and his research concerning inscriptions, including ogam inscriptions. The correspondents range from renowned specialists in various fields to local antiquarians who assisted with the task of recording inscriptions on stones. Some letters are addressed to other individuals, and were probably enclosed with letters addressed to John Rhŷs.

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Arranged at NLW in three groups: general correspondence, undated letters, and letters from individuals etc.

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A small group of letters by John Rhŷs, 1863 and undated, mostly written whilst master of Rhosybol British School, are included in A4/1. Additional family correspondence is held amongst the group of family papers, B. Notes in various hands, which apparently had been originally enclosed with letters, are included in A3/12.

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Preferred citation: A1.

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vtls004975856

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: A1.