Fonds GB 0210 MSIONPED - Ioan Pedr MSS,

Identity area

Reference code

GB 0210 MSIONPED

Title

Ioan Pedr MSS,

Date(s)

  • [1849x1899] / (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

36 vols.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

John Peter ('Ioan Pedr'; 1833-1877), Independent minister and teacher and Welsh scholar, was born in Bala. In 1849 he established a literary society known as 'Cymdeithas Lenyddol Penllyn'. He was a keen student of languages and also contributed to several Welsh periodicals, becoming one of the editors of Y Cymmrodor.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Purchase; 1921

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers, [1849x1877], of John Peter ('Ioan Pedr'), including poetry; notes on Welsh grammar; transcripts, translations and indexes; essays; miscellaneous notes; etc.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 2601-2636.

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Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • Welsh
  • English
  • German
  • Latin

Script of material

Language and script notes

Welsh, English, German, Latin.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).

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Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

See also Bangor University, Ioan Pedr MSS.

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Publication note

For a biographical and bibliographical account of Ioan Pedr, with references to the Ioan Pedr Manuscripts described here, see an article by R. T. Jenkins in The Journal of the Welsh Bibliographical Society, IV, 137-68.

Notes area

Note

Formerly known as Ioan Pedr 1-36.

Note

Title based on contents.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number

vtls004331607

GEAC system control number

(WlAbNL)0000331607

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Rules and/or conventions used

This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

October 2005 and September 2009.

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943);

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  • Text: Ioan Pedr Manuscripts.