- 1863-1889 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
NLW MS 16083C: 208 ff. (f. 52 torn out) ; 220 x 175 mm.
NLW MS 16084C: i, 174 ff. ; 255 x 190 mm.
NLW MS 16085C: iii, 267 ff. ; 255 x 195 mm.
NLW MS 16083C: Green leather with double gold fillet and gold tooling by Charles Gyde, London.
NLW MS 16084C: Full leather with gold and blind tooling.
NLW MS 16085C: Full leather with double gold fillet and blind tooling.
NLW MS 16083C: 'Purchased by Horace Pearce on May 29, 1882, from Mr. John Roberts, 'The old Snowdon Guide', aged 85 years at that time, and residing at Llanberis' on title page.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Source unknown; Purchase; July 1956.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Snowdon Visitors' Books, 1863-1889, containing the autographs, addresses and comments of visitors to the summit of Snowdon. They contain entries for the periods 11 July 1863-1 July 1866 (NLW MS 16083C), 20 June 1883-25 September 1885 (NLW MS 16084C) and 9 January-20 October 1886, 30 May-25 December 1887, 29 June-11 October 1889 (NLW MS 16085C).
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Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
English, with a few Welsh entries.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents (no title on NLW MS 16083C; printed title 'Snowdon Visitors' Books' added to NLW MS 16084C; original title 'Snowdon Visitors' Book' on NLW MS 16085C).
Preferred citation: NLW MSS 16083-5C.
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Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Description compiled by Barbara Davies;