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Bangor University
Gwilym Cowlyd Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS GCM

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Gwilym Cowlyd Papers

Short Title: Gwilym Cowlyd Papers

Creation date(s): 1860's-1904

Level of description: fonds

Extent: Around 200 items

Name of creator(s): William John Roberts, also known as Gwilym Cowlyd

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: William John Roberts, 1827-1904, was better known by his bardic name, Gwilym Cowlyd. He was a poet, publisher and bookseller and amongst his published works are Bywyd a Gweithiau Ieuan Glan Geirionydd , and Gweithiau Gethin .

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers which consist mostly of correspondence and which are a reflection of the activities of Gwilym Cowlyd as the editor of the work of Ieuan Glan Geirionydd and Owen Gethin Jones; and of his activities as a seller of rare books, pamphlets, journals and old Welsh furniture. Includes, a bundle of photocopies of correspondence to and from Gwilym Cowlyd by a variety of individuals, including Lord Penrhyn and Sir John Morris-Jones. Also, an acrostic style poem entitled Gorsedd Beirdd Ynys Brydain

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 detailed typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 1234, 10247, 16032

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor is the Dr Owen Davies Manuscript Collection which consists of manuscripts collected by Gwilym Cowlyd.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, December 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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