- 1917-1940 (Creation)
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Name of creator
Timothy Lewis (1877-1958), Welsh literary scholar, was born in Efail-wen, Cilymaenllwyd, Pembrokeshire. He graduated from University College, Cardiff, in 1904, and went on to undertake research into early Welsh at Manchester and Berlin. He joined the University College, Aberystwyth, in 1910 as assistant lecturer and later became reader in Celtic Palaeography. He served in the Royal Artillery in France, 1915-1918. Timothy Lewis married Nellie Myfanwy Evans (1885-1968) in 1910, and had a son and a daughter.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mr Timothy Lewis, Aberystwyth, 1940.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A typescript copy, 1940, of a work entitled 'The Tribal System in Wales Examined', together with notes on signalling, 1917.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 13938-13939.
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Usual copyright laws apply.
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The descriptions are also available on card index.
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- Lewis, Timothy, 1877-1958 -- Archives (Subject)
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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 Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.