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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Owens brothers of Rhoslefain, Tywyn, archives

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/358

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Owens Brothers Archives

Short Title: Owens brothers of Rhoslefain, Tywyn, archives

Creation date(s): 20th century

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Davies, W. O., of Tywyn, Merionethshire

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Hugh W. and Haydn Owens were brothers from Rhoslefain, Tywyn, Merionethshire, who moved to the USA. Hugh was a voice coach; Haydn was director of the Capella Choir, Winfield, Kansas. In 1943, a Memorial Eisteddfod was held at Warren, Ohio.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers relating to Owens brothers of Rhoslefain, Tywyn, Merionethshire, comprising Memorial Eisteddfod, Warren, Ohio, official programmme, 1943, and prospectus and musical scores [20th century].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: programme, prospectus; musical scores.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The papers came into the possession of Mr W. O. Davies, Bodgadfan, Rhoslefain.

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Owens Brothers Archives.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Eisteddfodau | Ohio | Warren
Music | America | Welsh influences

Personal names
Owens , Haydn , choir director
Owens , Hugh W.

Corporate names

Places
Kansas ()
Tywyn (Gwynedd, Wales)
Warren (Ohio)

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