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Evans, William, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSWEVA

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: William Evans papers

Short Title: Evans, William, papers

Creation date(s): 1932,1951

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 2 volumes.

Name of creator(s): William Evans

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: William Evans ('Wil Ifan o Fôn'), antiquary and poet, was born at Pentraeth, Anglesey. He researched the history of the bardic tradition of Wales and published many books and articles on the subject, including Bards of the Island of Britain (Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey, 1930).

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Autograph draft, 1932, of an apparently unpublished essay relating to the Romans in Anglesey and a reproduction, 1951, of a chart entitled The Bardic Circle ..., which illustrates the structure and history of the bardic or druidic circle, both in the hand of William Evans ('Wil Ifan o Fôn') of Pen-y-bont, Pentraeth, Anglesey.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 22043-22044.

Conditions governing access: 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.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: The descriptions are also available, together with a detailed list of contents, in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: No accruals expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr Dewi Jones and Miss Laura A. Jones of Benllech and Menai Bridge in 1984.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also Anglesey County Record Office: William Evans ('Wil Ifan o Fôn'), Pentraeth papers (available on the Archives Network Wales on-line site).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following source was used in the compilation of this description; Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2005 and July 2009.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Evans, William, | Wil Ifan o Fôn, | 1876-1952 | Archives

Personal names
Evans , William , 1876-1952 , Wil Ifan o Fôn

Corporate names

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