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Bangor University
Bardd Nantglyn Manuscript

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS BNM

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Bardd Nantglyn Manuscript

Short Title: Bardd Nantglyn Manuscript

Creation date(s): 1827-1831

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Robert Davies (Bardd Nantglyn)

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Robert Davies, better known as Bardd Nantglyn, was born in Nantglyn, Denbighshire in 1769. He was a poet and a grammarian who worked as an apprentice tailor.
He moved to London in 1800 where he was very active with the Gwyneddigion Society. He also won several Eisteddfod competitions for his long odes. He died in 1835.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Notes relating to the problems involved in selling and distributing books, Eisteddfod adjudications, medical advice, englynion and a series of words and their meanings.

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 101

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also the Papers of Robert Thomas of Abercegin , held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Booksellers and bookselling | Wales
Welsh poetry | 19th century

Personal names
Davies , Robert , 1769-1835

Corporate names

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