- [17 cent.]-1952. (Creation)
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Name of creator
William Roberts ('Nefydd'; 1813-72), of Blaenau, Monmouthshire, was a Baptist minister, a South Wales Agent for the British and Foreign School Society, a printer, and author of Crefydd yr Oesoedd Tywyll, neu Henafiaethau Defodol, Chwareuyddol, a Choelgrefyddol ...." (Caerfyrddin, 1852).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
NLW MSS 7011-74; Mr. Caleb Lewis, son-in-law of Nefydd; Blaenau; Donation; 1930
NLW MSS 7176-89; Miss Lily Roberts; Muswell Hill, London; Donation; 1930
NLW MSS 7768-79; Mr. Caleb Lewis; Blaenau; Donation; 1933
NLW MSS 9367-9; Mr. Caleb Lewis; Blaenau; Donation; 1934
NLW MSS 22262-8; Nant-y-glo Comprehensive School (per Mr Graham Thomas, Abertyleri); Gwent; Donation; 1986
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Scope and content
Papers from the collection of William Roberts which include correspondence; sermons; miscellaneous notes and accounts; volume four of an essay in five volumes on the poets and writers of Gwent and Glamorgan; and reports and accounts relating to collieries and iron-works in South Wales.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 7011-73, 7175-89, 7768-79, 9367-9, 22262-8.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
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Language and script notes
Welsh, English, unless otherwise specified.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951), and Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961).
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Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
The former NLW MS 7174F is now Map 10179.
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Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH
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This description was compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS;