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Tragedy of St Louis

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0103 MS CELT 1
Held at: University College London
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Full title: Tragedy of St Louis
Date(s): 1823-1826
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume containing 59 leaves
Name of creator(s): Bellec | Louis | fl 1823-1826


Administrative/Biographical history:

The transcriber of the manuscript, Louis Bellec, was a farmer in Kergoual, Pluméliau.


Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript volume transcribed by Louis Bellec, 1823-1826, including 'Tragedie Sant Loeis', a play.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Breton, Vannes dialect. Cursive hand.

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Normal copyright restrictions apply.

Finding aids:

Dorothy K Coveney, A Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of University College London (London, 1935); handlist at University College London Special Collections.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Given to the philologist Whitley Stokes (1830-1909) as a souvenir of his journey to Rennes by J Loth.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to University College London by Whitley Stokes.

Allied Materials

Related material:

University College London Special Collections also holds philological papers of Whitley Stokes (Ref: STOKES), and his collection of works on philology and folklore.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Rachel Kemsley as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Sep 2001

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