Fonds GB 0210 MSANWYL - Sir Edward Anwyl MSS,

Identity area

Reference code

GB 0210 MSANWYL

Title

Sir Edward Anwyl MSS,

Date(s)

  • [1815x1914] / (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

85 vols.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Sir Edward Anwyl (1866-1914) was Professor of Welsh and Comparative Philology at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, and Chairman of the Central Welsh Board for Intermediate Education. He was also appointed the first principal of the Monmouthshire Training College, Caerleon, in November 1913, but died before he could assume the position.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Source unknown.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Notebooks and papers, [1815x1914], of or belonging to Sir Edward Anwyl, mainly comprising notes of Celtic, Classical, Biblical, theological and historical or archaeological interest, together with literary, linguistic and grammatical material.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW reference numbers: NLW MSS 2421-2505.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh
  • Latin
  • Greek
  • French
  • Irish
  • Arabic
  • Romanian
  • Italian
  • Old Provençal
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Sanskrit
  • Hebrew
  • Russian
  • Breton
  • cor
  • German

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh, Latin, Greek, French, Irish, Arabic, Rumanian, Italian, Provenҫal, Spanish, Portuguese, Sanskrit, Hebrew, Russian, Breton, Cornish, German.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).

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Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

See also NLW, Anwyl Family Papers.

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Notes area

Note

Formerly known as Anwyl 1- 85.

Note

Title based on contents.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number

vtls004331936

GEAC system control number

(WlAbNL)0000331936

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Rules and/or conventions used

This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

October 2005 and September 2009.

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

Archivist's note

Description compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943);

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Physical storage

  • Text: Anwyl Manuscripts.