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Bangor University
Sir Ifor Williams Related Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS IW

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Sir Ifor Williams Related Papers

Short Title: Sir Ifor Williams Related Papers

Creation date(s): 1959-1965

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 6 items

Name of creator(s): Sir Ifor Williams

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Sir Ifor Williams, 1881-1965, was a Professor of Welsh at the University College of North Wales from 1922 until his retirement in 1947. He was also a graduate of the same College, gaining a degree in Greek and Welsh and an M.A. for a thesis on the Gododdin of Aneirin. He received many honours including a knighthood in 1947.
His numerous publications are a reflection of his life interest in early Welsh poetry. He was also an authority on the Welsh vernacular and Welsh Place Names.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A tape recording of a lecture by Sir Ifor Williams on the subject of the Welsh language Cymraeg Byw , conducted at a meeting of Cymdeithas Llywarch Hen, in 1960 and later broadcast on the B.B.C. as the Annual Welsh Lecture (14812)
A declivity play presented to R. T. Jenkins, entitled Ymadawiad Aruthr by Ifor Williams. (15678)
A letter from Sir Ifor Williams to a Mr Williams discussing the name Maesmynan, 1959. (36357B)
A catalogue of the library of Sir Ifor Williams compiled by his daughter Gwenno Caffell, 1965 (36490-2)

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 14812, 15678, 36357B, 36490-36492

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, October 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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Williams , Ifor , 1881-1965 , Sir

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