Fonds GB 0210 MINDEPS - NLW Minor Deposits

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NLW Minor Deposits


  • [1400x1420]-1998 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

1615 items.

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Archival history

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Scope and content

This is a numbered series currently (August 2006) reaching 1615. The deposits included in it are minor in the sense that they consist of single items, or small groups of documents or papers where the group has been treated as a single item. There is one medieval missal, a few literary manuscripts, a large number of registers and other records from chapels, and much else.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


Items will continue to be added to the series NLW Minor Deposits.

System of arrangement

Arranged in a single numbered series currently (August 2006) running from no. 1-1615 by the date of accession or processing of each item.

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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

  • English
  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Minor Deposits 1-1200 are described in a typescript Schedule of Minor Deposits (1975) which has its own index. NLW Minor Deposits above 1200 are described in files in the Library's South Reading Room.

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Title based on contents of fonds.


Mân Adnau 1247B converted to a donation, and transferred to T. I. Ellis and Mari Ellis Papers (MD 12), August 2018.


Minor Deposit 822 withdrawn by its owners, January 1974; it was donated to the Library in September 2019 and is now NLW MS 24138E.

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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

August 2006.


  • English



The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Guide to the Department of Manuscripts and Records (Aberystwyth, 1994).

Archivist's note

Compiled by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project.

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