Fonds GB 0210 MSHDWALD - Howard de Walden Manuscripts

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Howard de Walden Manuscripts


  • [1391 x 1914] (Creation)

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6 vols

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Biographical history

Sir Thomas Marchant Williams (1845-1914) was a barrister and a litterateur.

Archival history

Previously owned by Sir Thomas Marchant Williams.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Acquired from Thomas Evelyn Scott-Ellis, 8th Baron Howard de Walden, in 1924.

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Scope and content

Manuscripts and papers which belonged to Sir Thomas Marchant Williams, known as the Howard de Walden Manuscripts. They include poetry, genealogy and historical papers.

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System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 4970-4973, 4988, 6074.

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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.

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  • Welsh

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Welsh, unless otherwise specified.

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


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  • English



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  • Text: Howard de Walden Manuscripts.