NLW MS 21959D.
Letters to A.A. and H.A Pettigrew,
- 1882-1935. (Creation)
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Extent and medium
118 ff. Guarded and filed.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Winifred A. Myers (Autographs) Ltd; London; Purchase; 1983
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Scope and content
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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Conditions governing access
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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Usual copyright laws apply.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
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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Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 21959D.
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- National Museum of Wales (Subject)
- St Fagans Cricket Club (Subject)
- Welsh National War Memorial. (Subject)
- Pettigrew, Andrew Alexander, 1875-1936 -- Correspondence. (Subject)
- Pettigrew, Hugh A. -- Correspondence (Subject)
- Windsor-Clive, Other Robert, 1884-1908 (Subject)
- Comper, John Ninian, Sir, 1864-1960 (Subject)
- John, William Goscombe, Sir, 1860-1952 (Subject)
- Pettigrew, Andrew Alexander, 1875-1936 (Subject)
- Pettigrew, Hugh A. (Subject)
- Thomas, Alfred, 1840-1927 (Subject)
- Wheeler, Mortimer, 1890-1976 (Subject)
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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