GB 0210 MSRHUDD
- [1845x1915] (Creation)
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Name of creator
Lewis Jones ('Rhuddenfab', 1835-1915), printer, poet and journalist, was born near Llandwrog church, Rhuthin. He both competed and adjudicated in 'eisteddfodau' and corresponded with many of Wales's prominent public and cultural figures. He also wrote a series of articles entitled 'Deugain mlynedd yn ôl'.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Presented by Miss Nan Lewis-Jones, daughter of Lewis Jones, Ruthin, 1925.
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Scope and content
Papers of 'Rhuddenfab', comprising correspondence, a diary, poems, hymns, adjudications, essays and articles; papers, 1880, relating to the centenary celebrations of the founding of Sunday schools; and an essay by, and in the hand of, Daniel Owen, 1888.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 5512-5521, 6975-6978.
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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.
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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).
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- Rhuddenfab, 1835-1915 (Creator)
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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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Dates of creation revision deletion
This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951); Lloyd, Sir J. E., Jenkins, R. T., Davies, Sir W. Ll. (eds): Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940 (London, 1953).