File NLW MS 23887E. - D. Rhys Jones testimonials

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NLW MS 23887E.


D. Rhys Jones testimonials


  • 1899-[1953] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

21 ff.

Guarded and filed at NLW.

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mrs Kathleen Hughes, niece of Dafydd Rhys Jones; Aberystwyth; Donation; April 2002; 0200205818.

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Scope and content

Fifteen testimonial letters, 1899-1921, for Dafydd Rhys Jones ('Jones Pat'), headmaster of the Gaiman Higher Grade School, Chubut, 1906-1915, and of the Cwmystwyth, Pontrhydfendigaid and Ysbyty Ystwyth Council Schools, Cardiganshire, 1902-1906, 1917-1941.
Among the referees are Professors Edward Anwyl, 1900 (ff. 4-5), and T. Gwynn Jones, 1919 (f. 16). Also included are extracts from the annual reports for Cwmystwyth School for 1903-1905 (f. 19) and newspaper cuttings, [c. 1916]-[1953], mostly relating to Devil's Bridge and Ysbyty Ystwyth (ff. 20-21).

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Item: 1.1 Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23887E). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 4244361. Date: 20030207. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23887E) : Loose manuscript items and photocopies. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.2 Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23887E). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 4244361. Date: 20031219. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: A. Pugh. Status: Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23887E) : Repaired, guarded, filed and lettered in black. Institution: WlAbNL.


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Arranged at NLW as follows: testimonial letters; other papers.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

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English, Welsh.

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Related units of description

For a school register kept by Dafydd Rhys Jones while in Patagonia see NLW MS 23787D.

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Title based on contents.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 23887E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

March 2012.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Maredudd ap Huw and revised by Rhys Morgan Jones;

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