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Bangor University
Edward Owen Manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS EOM

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Edward Owen Manuscripts

Short Title: Edward Owen Manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1899-1925

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 22 items

Name of creator(s): Edward Owen

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Edward Owen, 1853-1943, was a journalist, barrister, antiquary and historian. He was born in Menai Bridge, Anglesey and educated at a private school in Dublin. As the first Welshman to be accepted into the civil service via examination, he started work at the India Office in London, where he stayed until his retirement in 1913.
He is the author of A catalogue of the manuscripts relating to Wales in the British Museum , 1900-1908.
For further biographical information consult the Transactions of the Anglesey Antiquarian Society , 1942, p.p.19-20.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The author's own copy of A catalogue of the manuscripts relating to Wales in the British Museum , No. IV, with notes, corrections and additions in his hand.
Also, inserted into the leaves of the catalogue are letters addressed to Edward Owen, a sheaf of rough notes and jottings on various historical and antiquarian subjects and newspaper cuttings. Amongst the correspondents are J. Glyn Davies, Sir E. Vincent Evans and Lord Howard de Walden.

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 numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 14830-14851

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

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ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The Edward Owen Papers are held at the National Library of Wales.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, September 2003.

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

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


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Owen , Edward , 1853-1943

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