Fonds NLW MSS 11599-11607. - Meillionog MSS,

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Reference code

NLW MSS 11599-11607.


Meillionog MSS,


  • [1871x1927] / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

9 vols.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Richard Elias ('Meillionog') (1847-1927) was a native of Morriston, Swanea. He emigrated to Cape Town, South Africa in September 1898.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mr G. Cleaton Jones; Green Point, Cape Town, South Africa; Presentation; 1937

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers, [1871x1927], of Richard Elias ('Meillionog'), comprising mainly of autograph and holograph sermons and poetry, and also including material relating to a tribute by the Tabernacle Sunday School, Morriston to 'Meillionog' on the occasion of his departure for Cape Town in September 1898.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 11599-11607.

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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.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • Welsh
  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Welsh, English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Title based on contents.


Formerly known as Meillionog 1-9.


Preferred citation: NLW MSS 11599-11607.

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

September 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971);

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  • Text: NLW MSS 11599-11607.