Fonds GB 0210 MSEMRYS - Emrys ap Iwan MSS,

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Emrys ap Iwan MSS,


  • [1875x1906] / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

13 vols.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Robert Ambrose Jones ('Emrys ap Iwan', 1851-1906), was a Welsh Calvinistic Methodist minister, litterateur and literary critic.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Source unknown.

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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 of material

  • Welsh
  • English
  • French

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Language and script notes

Welsh, English, French.

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Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).

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Further papers relating to Emrys ap Iwan are NLW MSS 14568-9A, 15333F, 18227B, NLW Papurau T. Gwynn Jones, GIX/10 and the Emrys ap Iwan MSS houses at Bangor University.

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Publication note

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).

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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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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.


  • English



Archivist's note

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);

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  • Text: 'Emrys ap Iwan' Manuscripts.