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London-Welsh manuscripts (17th-19th C.)

A substantial collection of microfilmed manuscripts previously in the ownership of the Governors of the Welsh School, London; now held in the British Library as Add. Mss. collection 14,866-15,089. The material ranges from the 16th century to the early 19th century, and covers mainly literature, but also includes social matters, medical manuscripts, Welsh pedigrees, plus correspondence of the Morris brothers. Other topics touched on include geography and topography, history, music, botany, and geometry.

Date range: 16th-19th century

Significance:  Significant in Wales

Size:  16 microfilm reels

Languages:  Welsh, English

Keywords:  Wales, Welsh literature, poetry, London Welsh

Notes:  A printed listing of the contents of the reels is held, from the British Museum catalogue listings.