Sub-fonds A. - Sir John Rhŷs Papers,

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Sir John Rhŷs Papers,


  • [1822]-1953. (Creation)

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44 boxes, 188 folders, 9 envelopes, 4 bundles, 2 outsize wallets, 1 vol., 1 roll.

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Papers, [1822]-1953, of John Rhŷs, comprising a substantial group of letters addressed to him, 1860-1915; material, 1864-1919, relating to books, articles, addresses etc. by John Rhŷs, including reviews of his books; notes, 1836-[1920x1945], compiled by him; and personal and professional papers, [1822]-1953, belonging to, and accumulated by, John Rhŷs, including personalia, diaries, testimonials for the Celtic Professorship, and references to him in printed sources.

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Arranged at NLW in four groups: correspondence, published works by John Rhŷs, notebooks and notes, and personal and professional papers.

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Papers accumulated by John Rhŷs and his family pre- and post-date his own dates.


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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