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Bangor University
The Peate Case Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS PECP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: The Peate Case Papers

Short Title: The Peate Case Papers

Creation date(s): 1940-1941

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Council of the National Museum of Wales

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Iorwerth Cyfeiliog Peate was born in 1901 in Llanbrynmair, Montgomeryshire. He was a poet and he worked at the National Museum of Wales before establishing the Welsh Folk Museum at St. Fagan and becoming it's first curator.
During the Second World War he was persecuted for being a pacifist.
Collections of his poetry were published over the years, Y Cawg Aur (1928), Plu'r Gweunydd (1933), Y Deyrnas Goll (1947). He died in 1982.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Typescript documentation relating to the dismissal of Dr Iorwerth C. Peate by the Council of the National Museum of Wales from his post of Keeper of the Welsh Folk-Lore Department due to his unconditional registration as a conscientious objector. Includes reasons advanced by the Council for his dismissal as well as various petitions for his reinstatement.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 4170

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The Papers of Iorwerth Peate are held at the National Library of Wales.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, August 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Pacifists | Wales | Cardiff

Personal names
Peate , Iorwerth Cyfeiliog , 1901-1982

Corporate names
National Museum of Wales
National Museum of Wales | Council

Places

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