- [1385x1900] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Acquired in 1933, having for some years previously been in the National Library 'on deposit' by the late Mr M. C. Ll. Griffith.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Manuscripts previously in the possession of John Griffith of Cae Cyriog, comprising 'Llyfr Du Basing' (The Black Book of Basingwerk Abbey); and a transcript by John Jones, Gellilyfdy, of 'Pum Llyfyr Kerddwriaeth'; together with pedigrees of the Griffith family and other North Wales families, compiled by John Griffith and others.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 7006-7010.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Welsh, unless otherwise specified
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Griffith family, of Cae Cyriog (Subject)
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Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
This description was compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.