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Bangor University
Emrys Ap Iwan Manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS EAPI

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Emrys Ap Iwan Manuscripts

Short Title: Emrys Ap Iwan Manuscripts

Creation date(s): ca 1880 - 1906

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 27 items

Name of creator(s): Rev. Robert Ambrose Jones, 1851-1906, better known as Emrys ap Iwan .

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: R. Ambrose Jones was a minister with the Calvinist Methodists as well as a writer and literary adjudicator. Born in 1851 near Abergele, Denbighshire he left school at the age of 14 to become a shop delivery boy in Liverpool. He soon returned home and became a gardener for a while at Bodelwyddan. At the age of 18, he attended the Bala C.M. College in Merionethshire.
He taught English at Lausanne, France and travelled, but returned to Wales. He became a minister at Rhuthun and Trefnant, Denbighshire before moving to Rhewl, Flintshire. He was a prolific writer, contributing to various journals, having his letters printed in the newspapers of the day and his sermons published. He wanted Wales to regain its confidence and self-respect and was supportive of home-rule. He died in 1906.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The fonds consists of sermons and homilies written by Emrys ap Iwan . Some have been published in Homiliau (Denbigh, 1909).

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: The sermons and homilies are divided into three sections. Welsh sermons, English sermons and incomplete sermons. Within these sections there is no apparent system of arrangement. The manuscripts have been 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: An item level list is available at the Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 8437-8463 .

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Also held at the Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales are other items relating to Emrys ap Iwan , mainly letters written by him to other Welsh notables. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 2969, 10240(10), 22211, 26899 .

Publication note: Jones, Thomas Gwynn Emrys ap Iwan : dysgadwr, llenor, cenedlgarwr. Cofiant (Caernarfon, 1912)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, August 2001

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
Sermons, English
Sermons, Welsh | Wales

Personal names
Emrys ap Iwan , 1848-1906

Corporate names

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