Fonds GB 0210 MSEDEDW - Edward Edwards manuscripts

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Edward Edwards manuscripts


  • 1841-[1933] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

62 volumes.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Edward Edwards was professor of History, 1896-1930, and vice-principal of the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. He was born in Llanuwchllyn and was the brother of writer and educationalist O. M. Edwards.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mrs Edward Edwards, widow; Donation; 1933.

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Scope and content

Papers, 1841-[1933], from the library of Edward Edwards which include lecture notes taken by Edwards mainly at the University College of North Wales, Bangor, [1884x1891], and lectures given by Edwards, [1884x1933], some at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth; papers, 1897-1933, relating to the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth; correspondence, 1889-1929, of Edward Edwards, including letters of condolence on the death of his brother, O. M. Edwards, 1920; papers, [1841x1899], of the Rev. Owen Jones, Llanuwchllyn, cousin of Edwards Edwards; and miscellaneous notes, memoranda, transcripts, etc.

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System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 9392-9453.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • German
  • Latin
  • Welsh

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Language and script notes

English, Welsh, some Latin, some German.

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Title based on contents of fonds.

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

April 2008.


  • English



The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Cydymaith i Lenyddiaeth Cymru, 1986.

Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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