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Bangor University
Thomas Owen's Anglesey Poetry

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS TO

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Thomas Owen's Anglesey Poetry

Short Title: Thomas Owen's Anglesey Poetry

Creation date(s): c. 1715-1730

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Thomas Owen

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: This book was written by an Anglesey man, probably Thomas Owen, Clerk. Nothing is known about him, other than the fact that he moved in the same social circles as those of the gentry of the island.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A book of society verse about Anglesey men with touches of satire, much in the manner of Pope and other poets of the early 18th century. It is of interest as reflecting the habits and obsessions of a certain coterie of Anglesey squires and clergy.

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 353

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

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
English poetry | 18th century
English poetry | Welsh authors | Wales
Gentry | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names
Owen , Thomas , fl. 1715-1730

Corporate names

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