Fonds GB 0210 RDROB - R. D. Roberts manuscripts

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R. D. Roberts manuscripts


  • [late 18 cent.]-1940 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

32 volumes.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Robert Davies Roberts (1874-1940), Bethesda, Caernarvonshire.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Purchased from Harvey Griffith, Dinas Powys, the executor of the will of R. D. Roberts, in 1941.

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Scope and content

This collection is from the library of Robert Davies Roberts and relates principally to family history and to the antiquities of Denbighshire.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 12081D, 13897-13914, 14006-14019.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • Welsh
  • English

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Language and script notes

Welsh, English.

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Title based on contents of fonds.

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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

October 2005.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS

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