- 1624-1868. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
2 outsize vols, 20 further vols, 2 folders.
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
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 The great majority are in English, but they include some works in French, Welsh, Latin and Italian by published and unpublished authors, including members of the Gore family.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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged as two series: literature (general), and literature collected by Frances Morres Gore and family.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Mainly English, French and other languages in some files.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Unpublished English poems indexed in
Generated finding aid
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Dates are based on creation of the files, not on publication of material contained therein.
Title of sub-sub-sub-fonds supplied from content.
Preferred citation: PQH.
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Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales