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Bangor University
Islwyn Ffowc Elis Typescript

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS IFE

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Islwyn Ffowc Elis Typescript

Short Title: Islwyn Ffowc Elis Typescript

Creation date(s): c. 1970

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Islwyn Ffowc Elis

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Islwyn Ffowc Elis was born in Wrexham in 1924 and raised in Dyffryn Ceiriog. He attended school at Llangollen and then the University College of North Wales.
His first novel, Cysgod y Cryman , 1953, is considered to be a watershed in Welsh literature and in 1999 was declared joint Welsh book of the century.
He served as a Presbyterian minister at Llanfair Caereinion, Montgomeryshire and Newborough, Anglesey before becoming a full-time writer.
He married Eirlys Owen in 1950 and they had one daughter. He died in January 2004.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A typescript of an updated version of the Medieval Welsh folktale, Branwen ferch Llyr, entitled Y Dywysoges Ofidus .

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 34428

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, February 2004.

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
Tales | Wales
Tales, Medieval

Personal names
Elis , Islwyn Ffowc

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