GB 0210 MSEMRYS
Emrys ap Iwan MSS,
- [1875x1906] / (Creation)
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Name of creator
Robert Ambrose Jones ('Emrys ap Iwan', 1851-1906), was a Welsh Calvinistic Methodist minister, litterateur and literary critic.
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Scope and content
Papers, [1875x1906], of Robert Ambrose Jones ('Emrys ap Iwan'), consisting mainly of autograph sermons, addresses and articles, correspondence and miscellaneous notes.
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System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 2341-2353.
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Language and script notes
Welsh, English, French.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).
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Many of the notebooks in this collection were used by T. Gwynn Jones when writing Emrys ap Iwan ... (Caernarfon, 1912), by Evan Roberts when editing Homiliau (2 vols, 1906-1909), and by D. Myrddin Lloyd, editor of Detholiad o Erthyglau a Llythyrau Emrys ap Iwan, published in three volumes (Aberystwyth, 1937-1940).
The birth-year of Robert Ambrose Jones is noted as 1848 in the Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1953 and 1997 editions.
Formerly known as Emrys ap Iwan 1-13.
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Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
September 2005 and September 2009.
Description compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943);