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Bangor University
Memorandum respecting Welsh Colony

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MWCO

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Memorandum respecting Welsh Colony

Short Title: Memorandum respecting Welsh Colony

Creation date(s): 1960's [Photocopy of original dated 1866]

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Frederick Moore and Lewis Jones

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In 1865 a Welsh colony was established in Patagonia, Argentina. Lewis Jones (1836-1904) was one of the pioneers of the expedition, who surveyed Patagonia in 1862. For further details consult Y Wladfa by R. Bryn Williams.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Memorandum respecting Welsh Colony, 1866 September 23, which consists of questions and answers concerning the supply of stores to the colony; the questions being put (according to an accompanying letter) by Frederick Moore, founder of the house of Moore and Tudor, merchants of Buenos Aires, and the answers being those of Lewis Jones, one of the pioneers of the Welsh settlement in Patagonia.

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 11606

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

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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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Wales | Emigration and immigration
Welsh | Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)

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