- 1877-[1891x1899] (Creation)
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Name of creator
Griffith Jones ('Glan Menai') of Llanfairfechan, was a travelling bookseller and author of Enwogion sir Aberteifi (Dolgellau, 1868), Caneuon (Bangor ), Cyfystyron y Gymraeg (Wrexham, n.d.), etc.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Foyle's Welsh Co. Ltd; London; Purchase; 1937.
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Manuscripts of Griffith Jones ('Glan Menai') (1836-1906) comprising of three literary essays by Jones submitted, under different pseudonyms, for competition at eisteddfodau, 1877-1891, and an incomplete biography by Jones of Henry Richard, M.P.
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Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 11049-11052.
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Previously known as 'Glan Menai' 1-4.
Preferred citation: NLW MSS 11049-11052
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961).
Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.