File NLW MS 21959D. - Letters to A.A. and H.A Pettigrew,

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NLW MS 21959D.


Letters to A.A. and H.A Pettigrew,


  • 1882-1935. (Creation)

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118 ff. Guarded and filed.

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Winifred A. Myers (Autographs) Ltd; London; Purchase; 1983

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Sixty-two letters, 1882-1935, addressed mainly to Andrew Alexander Pettigrew, Roath, Cardiff, chief officer of Cardiff parks and superintendent of allotments, and to his brother Hugh A. Pettigrew, secretary of St Fagans Cricket Club. Much of the correspondence concerns the design of the gardens surrounding the Welsh National War Memorial, the St Fagans Cricket Club, and matters relating to the National Museum of Wales. The correspondents include the Hon. Other R. Windsor-Clive, viscount Windsor (33) 1898-1908, Sir John Ninian Comper, architect (9) 1927-1932, Sir W. Goscombe John (2) 1924, 1935, Alfred Thomas, 1st baron Pontypridd (7) 1882-1903, and R. E. Mortimer Wheeler (2) 1923.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their readers' tickets.

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The contents of NLW MSS 21701-22852 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 8 (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 21959D.

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  • English



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