Fonds NLW MSS 10072-10097. - Moses Walters Manuscripts,

Identity area

Reference code

NLW MSS 10072-10097.


Moses Walters Manuscripts,


  • [1885x1915] / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

26 vols.

Context area

Name of creator

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Moses Walters; Blackwood, Monmouthshire; Purchase; 1935

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers, [1885x1915], from the collection of Moses Walters of Blackwood, Monmouthshire mainly comprising material relating to the New Jerusalem Church and its founder, Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), and including translations into Welsh of Swedenborgian tracts, pamphlets and sermons; together with letters, 1895, 1901, to Moses Walters and press cuttings, 1894-1905, relating to him.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 10072-10097.

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Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • Welsh
  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Welsh, English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961), pp. 188-189.

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Notes area


Title based on contents.


Formerly Moses Walters MSS 1-26.


Preferred citation: NLW MSS 10072-10097.

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Description identifier

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.


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

July 2008 & May 2011.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifan for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifan. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940 (Llundain, 1953); Oxford Dictionary of National Biography on-line;

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  • Text: NLW MSS 10072-10097.