Fonds GB 0210 MSPOWEL - Powel Manuscripts,

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Powel Manuscripts,


  • [16 cent.]-[20 cent.]. (Creation)

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18 vols.

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Biographical history

Thomas Powel (d. 1922) was a Professor of Celtic at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire, Cardiff.

Archival history

NLW MS 5276-5283 were formerly in the library of Edward Breese, Portmadoc (1835-81).

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Manuscripts formerly belonging to Thomas Powel.

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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 of material

  • Welsh
  • English
  • iri
  • Latin

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Welsh, English, Irish, Latin.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


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  • English



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  • Text: NLW MSS 5276-5294.