Fonds GB 0210 MSGHUGHES - Gwilym Hughes Manuscripts,

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Gwilym Hughes Manuscripts,


  • [1800x1933]. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

22 vols.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Gwilym Hughes (d. 1933), journalist, of Cardiff.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented by Gwilym Hughes's widow in 1934.

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Scope and content

A collection comprising the papers of Gwilym Hughes and including material relating to Salem Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church, Cardiff; correspondence; addresses and lectures; minute books; press cuttings; and miscellaneous notes.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 8450-8471.

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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

  • Welsh
  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Welsh, English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961).

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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

October 2005.


  • English



Archivist's note

This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS;

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  • Text: Gwilym Hughes Manuscripts.