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Sir John Rhŷs Papers,
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Album of letters,

An album containing letters, dated [1860]-1893, mostly addressed to John Rhŷs. The writers include T. H. Huxley, Grant Allen, James Darmesteter, E. B. Cowell, E. Ray Lankester, Frederick York Powell, A. Sidgwick, Andrew Lang, H. Morse Stephens, Ed...

Articles etc. by John Rhŷs,

Manuscript drafts, proofs, cuttings, offprints, etc., 1864-1919, of mostly articles, letters to the press, and reviews by John Rhŷs. The file also includes an unbound scrapbook of cuttings, 1864-1874, of articles by him.

Articles etc. concerning John Rhŷs,

Printed material, 1862-1953, mostly comprising press cuttings and articles about, or containing references to, John Rhŷs and his work, including tributes and obituaries; the Sir John Rhŷs Memorial Inaugural Lecture given by Sir John Morris-Jones, ...

Morris-Jones, John, 1864-1929.

Biography of Sir John Rhŷs,

Papers, 1869-[1947], compiled by Myvanwy Rhys in preparation for a biography of her father, Sir John Rhŷs. They include manuscript drafts, [1922x1947], of the proposed biography in Myvanwy Rhys's hand; genealogical notes, [1918x1945], relatin...

Celtic Folkore,

Papers, 1899-1900, relating to Celtic Folklore by John Rhŷs (Oxford, 1901), comprising manuscript drafts of the preface, table of contents, 'A geographical list of authorities and sources . . . to Welsh folklore', 'List of bibliogra...

Evans, J. Gwenogvryn (John Gwenogvryn), 1852-1930.


Certificates relating, or awarded, to John Rhŷs, 1865-1900, comprising a copy, 1865, of his baptism record, 1840; marriage certificate, 1872; a 'schoolmasters certificate' containing brief reports of inspections of Rhosybol British Schoo...


Correspondence, 1860-1953, mostly comprising letters to John Rhŷs from fellow researchers, friends and family. They mainly relate to his interests in philology, grammar, history, archaeology, ethnology and folklore, and his research concerning ins...

Diaries of Elizabeth Hughes,

Personal diaries, 1896-1909 and 1912-1914, of Mrs Elizabeth Hughes, maid, recording everyday life in the Rhŷs household, including the engagements and movements of the family and visitors to their home, as well as domestic matters.

Hughes, Elizabeth, Oxford.


Engagement diaries, 1862-1915 (with gaps), belonging to John Rhŷs, together with a journal of a visit to St Jean de Luz, 1893-1894. Most contain brief, often occasional, entries recording meetings, tours, domestic and personal matters, accounts, a...

Elspeth Rhŷs,

Papers, 1862-1911, of Elspeth (or 'Lizzie') Rhŷs (née Hughes-Davies), including letters addressed to her, and notebooks.

Rhys, Elspeth, 1841-1911.

Evans v. Tout,

Papers relating to the copyright action, 1909, brought by J. Gwenogvryn Evans. They comprise holograph notes by John Rhŷs, printed transcripts of evidence given by J. Gwenogvryn Evans, and newspaper cuttings; together with two reports concerning t...

Evans, J. Gwenogvryn (John Gwenogvryn), 1852-1930.

Family history,

Notes, [1918x1945], in the hand of Myvanwy Rhys, including genealogical research of the Rees, Mason and James families, together with notes relating to John Rhŷs's school years, the history of Ponterwyd, and 'Ponterwyd worthies'.

Family papers,

Papers, 1862-[1947], relating to various family members, among them Elspeth Rhŷs, Myvanwy Rhys, Olwen Rhys, and Hugh Rees, including correspondence, and a substantial group of material accumulated by Myvanwy Rhys for a proposed biography of her fa...

Financial papers,

Financial papers, 1871-1909, of John Rhŷs. A receipt for a book purchased in Leipzig, 1871, contains notes on philology which appear to be in the hand of John Rhŷs; and a rubbing of an inscription has been made on the reverse of another item, date...

General correspondence,

Includes letters from A. W. Wade-Evans, R. S. Conway, H. J. Fleure, F. Haverfield (6), Francesco Chiesa, Henry Lewis, Edward Dwelly, Christopher Williams, Solomon Solomon (2), Almeric W. FitzRoy, Kuno Meyer, D. Brynmor Jones, Charles Gore, Edward ...

General correspondence,

Includes letters from David Lewis, W. J. Lewis (3), F. T. Palgrave (2), Edward A. Freeman (3), John Evans, Henry Austin Bruce (Lord Aberdare), Francis J. Jayne, Henry Bradley, Emil Hübner (4), James Graves, Llywarch Reynolds, Norman Moore, H. Huss...

General correspondence,

Includes letters from H. N. Moseley, H. L. D. Ward, Emil Hübner, W. J. N. Liddall (2), Samuel Ferguson, George Butler, William K. Sullivan, A. Brandl, Bartholomew Price, John Poyntz Spencer, Francis Sandford, Joseph W. Chitty, R. F. Burton, Betha ...

General correspondence,

Includes letters from Joseph Joseph, Donald Mackinnon (3), H. D. Harper, Mary F. Macclesfield (3), Max Nettlau, Augusta Hall, Edward A. Freeman, Thomas Hallam, Godfrey Lushington (2), J. D. Davies, Arthur J. Williams, Hugo Schuchardt, H. L. D. War...

General correspondence,

Includes letters from David Evan Davies (3), O. H. Davies ('Eos Llechyd') (3), Hugh Derfel Hughes (5), Henry Sweet (2), William Jones ('Bleddyn') (2), George E. Robinson, J. Collingwood Bruce, James A. H. Murray, and F. E. Warren.

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