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Name of creator
Robert Arthur Griffith (Elphin, 1860-1936), author and lawyer, was born in Caernarfon, the son of John Owen Griffith (Ioan Arfon, 1828-1881). Elphin was a keen eisteddfodwr and also contributed as literary critic to Welsh periodicals such as Y Geninen.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Mr J. R. Morris; Caernarfon; Purchase; 1936.
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Scope and content
A holograph copy, , of a poem entitled 'Yn Eden Ardd' by Robert Arthur Griffith (Elphin). The poem was originally composed in 1897.
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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.
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Usual copyright laws apply.
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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XVIII, 231.
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 10593B.
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961).
Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.