Fonds GB 0210 MSDOTHOM - David Owen Thomas Manuscripts

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David Owen Thomas Manuscripts


  • [1855x1925] (Creation)

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4 vols

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Name of creator

Biographical history

David Owen Thomas, M. R. C. S. (1852-1925), was born in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire and died at Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented by Mrs David Owen Thomas, widow, 1926.

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Scope and content

A small collection which comprises sermons by Thomas R. Jones, Rome, New York State, an essay on druidism by David Owen Thomas, and etymological notes, also by David Owen Thomas.

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System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 5522-5525.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Language of material

  • Welsh
  • English

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Welsh, English, unless otherwise specified.

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Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


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Dates of creation revision deletion

December 2005.


  • English



Archivist's note

This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

Archivist's note

The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

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  • Text: David Owen Thomas Manuscripts.