File NLW MS 22090A. - Francis Kilvert diary,

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NLW MS 22090A.


Francis Kilvert diary,


  • 1870. (Creation)

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ii, 93 ff. (old pagination 1-181 with errors) ; 175 x 110 mm. Black embossed leather covers.

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Mr Charles E. Harvey; Birmingham; Purchase (with NLW MS 22091C); 1985

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The third and last surviving volume of the diary of the Reverend Francis Kilvert, covering the period 11 June-17 July 1870 when the diarist was curate of Clyro, Radnorshire. See The Diary of Francis Kilvert June-July 1870, ed. by Dafydd Ifans (Aberystwyth, 1989).

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The contents of NLW MSS 21701-22852 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 8 (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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The preceding volume is now NLW MS 21666A (see The Diary of Francis Kilvert April-June 1870, ed. by Kathleen Hughes and Dafydd Ifans (Aberystwyth, 1982)).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 22090A.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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


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  • English



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  • Text: NLW MS 22090A.