- [18 cent., first ½]-1925. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
John Humphreys Davies; Donation and bequest; 1926
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Music manuscripts in the Cwrtmawr collection, comprising 18th-20th century tune-books containing both sacred and secular music.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged as Cwrtmawr Music MSS 1-51.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Access to the original manuscripts by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Musical notation, Welsh, English, French.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
MSS 1-50ii are available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
These descriptions supersede those printed in the Library's Handlist of Music MSS (1934), ff. 12-62.
Virtua system control number
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Cwrt Mawr Estate (Wales) -- Archives. (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
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
Description compiled by Maredudd ap Huw & Ceridwen Lloyd Morgan;