File B1/1. - Letters to Elspeth Rhŷs,

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Letters to Elspeth Rhŷs,


  • 1864-1910. (Creation)

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2 folders ; 5.5 cm.

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Letters, 1864-1910, addressed to Elspeth Rhŷs, including some from John Rhŷs and other family members, with occasional letters and replies in her hand. Among the correspondents are Charles de Gaulle (12), Henri Gaidoz, A. H. Sayce (3), Hugh Derfel Hughes, E. R. Wharton, Eluned Morgan (2), Grant Allen, Edwin Hatch, Queen Victoria (copy), James Darmesteter (2), James MacFadden (2), David G. Ritchie, Frederick York Powell (2), O. M. Edwards, W. R. Morfill, Thomas Ellis (4), Paul Meyer, John Patrick Crichton-Stuart (Marquess of Bute, 2), William Jones (2), Eleanor Mildred Sidgwick, J. A. Simon, Annie J. Ellis, James Hills-Johnes, Ellis J. Ellis-Griffith, Alfred Daniell, D. Brynmor Jones, Marie Corelli, Edward Anwyl, E. Vincent Evans, Lydia E. Becker, A. Darmesteter, Frances Hoggan, and John Dillon.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

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English, Welsh, French, German.

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Further letters addressed to Elspeth Rhŷs are included in A1/3/6.

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Preferred citation: B1/1.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: B1/1 (102).