NLW MSS 9913-9918.
R. H. Richards Manuscripts,
- [1701x1874]. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Richard Humphrey Richards was professor of Welsh at St David's College, Lampeter from 1916 to 1941.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Richard Humphrey Richards; Lampeter; Presentation; 1935
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers, [1701x1874], from the library of Professor Richard Humphrey Richards. They include the original manuscript of John Roberts's ('Ieuan Gwyllt') Llyfr Tonau Cynulleidfaol, published in 1859, 'Ieuan Gwyllt's manuscript of a proposed English hymnal, and correspondence, 1860-1874, and notes of 'Ieuan Gwyllt'; sermon notes, 1731-1763; and an eighteenth-century commonplace book.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 9913-9918.
Conditions of access and use area
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961), pp. 179-180.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Formerly R. H. Richards MSS 1-6.
Preferred citation: NLW MSS 9913-9918.
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Description control area
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
July 2008 & May 2011.
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).
Description compiled by Bethan Ifan for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifan.