Sub-sub-sub-fonds PQH. - Literary papers,

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Literary papers,


  • 1624-1868. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

2 outsize vols, 20 further vols, 2 folders.

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Scope and content

Large volumes, notebooks and folders, containing mainly poetry and prose compositions accumulated by various members of the Owen and Ormsby-Gore families, 1624-1868, and in particular by Frances Morres Gore, 1809-1832. The great majority are in English, but they include some works in French, Welsh, Latin and Italian by published and unpublished authors, including members of the Gore family. They broadly cover contemporary national events and politics of the Stuart period, the Hanoverian monarchy and the Napoleonic Wars, together with matters of local interest, and various romantic and moralistic themes.

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System of arrangement

Arranged as two series: literature (general), and literature collected by Frances Morres Gore and family.

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Mainly English, French and other languages in some files.

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Finding aids

Unpublished English poems indexed in

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Dates are based on creation of the files, not on publication of material contained therein.


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Preferred citation: PQH.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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