Chwibren Manuscripts,

Scope and Content

This collection contains works in prose and verse by William Rees, D.D. (Gwilym Hiraethog) (1802-1883), Congregational minister, poet and lecturer. They include poetry and draft poetry, draft and original manuscripts of prose works, adjudications, a draft translation of the psalms, lectures, draft correspondence, a draft biography, sermons and drafts of sermons, etc.; also included is the autograph album of Elizabeth Peter, wife of John Peter (Ioan Pedr) (1833-1877).

Access Information

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Acquisition Information

Presentation; D. Rees Evans, grandson of William Rees; Chester and Abergele; 1942

Related Material

For other groups of Gwilym Hiraethog manuscripts, refer to NLW MSS 5254-7 and 13704-7.

Additional Information