John Roberts: Copies of his letters to Francis Hindes Groome, scholar of Gypsy life
Scope and Contents
A typescript copy, made by R.A.S. Macfie of letters written to F.H. Groome with manuscript annotations. There are 201 numbered pages, of which the last 17 are blank. The letters are from John Roberts, with the exception of the final letter, written by Groome's mother-in-law. The script includes early examples of Welsh Romani [Romany], for which there are 'hasty, unstudied translations' made by Macfie in September 1926.
- 1876-1880 (circa. Date of transcript: 1907)
- Roberts, John, 1816-1894 (harpist) (Person)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by R.A.S. Macfie, 1926.
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