File NLW MS 23375D. - Scrap-book,

Identity area

Reference code

NLW MS 23375D.




  • 1856-1936 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

42 ff. ; 270 x 210 mm. Embossed cloth over boards, rebacked at NLW.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mrs Audrey Johannessen; Hafrsfjord, Norway; Donation; 1995

Content and structure area

Scope and content

A scrap-book compiled by Laura Pughe (née Parry, 'Meillionen Gwynedd', 1835-1936), Helygog, Brithdir, co. Merioneth, containing poetry, 1856-1936, addressed to herself, her husband Robert Pughe (d. 1882), and their family, including poetry by Morris Davies ('Meurig Ebrill'), Howell Elvet Lewis ('Elfed') and John Owen Williams ('Pedrog'), together with press cuttings and other related items.

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System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

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

Script of material

Language and script notes


Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The contents of NLW MSS 22853-23691 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 9 (Aberystwyth, 2003).

Finding aid

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

For deeds and other papers relating to the Pughe family see the NLW typescript lists Helygog Deeds, I (1933) and II (1986), and Tanybwlch (Llanllechid) Deeds, I [1933] and II (1986).

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Notes area


Title based on contents.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 23375D.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number


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Description identifier

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


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

April 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IX (Aberystwyth, 2003);

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