GB 0210 MSPHILTHOM
Llawysgrifau Philip Thomas, Castell-nedd,
- [c. 1804]-[c. 1938] / (Creation)
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Name of creator
Philip Thomas (1857-1938), Neath, was a teacher and musician. He competed in and adjudicated at local eisteddfodau and other musical events and conducted cymanfaoedd canu. He was secretary of Bethlehem Green Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Neath, and was General Secretary of the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Neath, 1918.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Miss Dilys P. Thomas, daughter of Philip Thomas; Aberafan; Purchase; 1940
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Scope and content
Manuscripts and papers of Philip Thomas, [c. 1804]-[c. 1938], including poetry; correspondence; addresses and miscellaneous notes; collections of hymn-tunes and Welsh folk-songs; manuscripts of 'Ynys y Trysor', a translation of Treasure Island, 1920; essays and biographical accounts; minute books and accounts relating to various eisteddfodau, in particular the 1918 Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales in Neath, 1907-1934; and papers relating to Calvinistic Methodism in Neath, 1885-1924.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 13738-81.
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Conditions governing access
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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Usual copyright laws apply.
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Language and script notes
Welsh, English, some Latin, Greek and Hebrew.
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Description revised by Rhys M. Jones;