File 822D. - Scrapbook,

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  • 1887-1902. (Creation)

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A scrap-book of D. Silvan Evans chiefly containing 'Nugae Canorae', being holographs and press cuttings of Welsh poetry by D. Silvan Evans and of Welsh translations by him of poetry by [Johann Wolfgang Von] Goethe, Anacreon, Sappho, Plato, etc.; press cuttings of reviews, 1887-97, of parts of D. Silvan Evans, Dictionary of the Welsh Language ... Geiriadur Cymraeg (Carmarthen, 1887-96); copious holographs and press cuttings by D. Silvan Evans of family memoranda (entries of births, baptisms, marriages and deaths, press cuttings of obituary notices, etc.); holograph letters to D. Silvan Evans from J[ames] C[olquhoun Campbell, bishop of] Bangor, 1888 (the offer of a non-residentiary canonry) (with a copy of the recipient's letter of acceptance), Watkin [Herbert Williams, bishop elect of] Bangor from The Deanery, St Asaph, [18]98 (an invitation to become one of the writer's chaplains), William Hughes, Llanuwchllyn Vicarage, 1888 (an appeal for a subscription to Bishop [William] Morgan's Memorial Fund), and J[ohn] Owen, The Deanery, St Asaph, [18]92 (an invitation to preach at the unveiling of the Bishop Morgan monument in the Cathedral Yard at St Asaph), and a holograph letter from D. Silvan Evans, Llanwrin to J. H. Davies, 1902 (copy sent to Spurrell); an extensive holograph list of publications by D. Silvan Evans (including contributions to periodicals published anonymously or under noms-de-plume); and (beginning at the end of the volume) additional holographs and press cuttings of poetry by D. Silvan Evans variously entitled 'Prydyddwaith', 'Telyn y Cyssegr: Sef, Odlau a Melodion, Gan Mwyaf ar Destynau Ysgrythyrol', and 'Melodion Ysgrythyrol'.

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Welsh, English.

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Preferred citation: 822D.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 822D.