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Bangor University
Bro Goronwy Literary Society Records

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS BGOR

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Bro Goronwy Literary Society Records

Short Title: Bro Goronwy Literary Society Records

Creation date(s): 1901 - 1951

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 7 items

Name of creator(s): Officers of the Bro Goronwy Literary Society

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The first committee meeting of the Bro Goronwy Literary Society, Llanfair Mathafarn Eithaf, Anglesey was held on 19 November 1901. Originally, the society was known as Cymdeithas Ddadleuol Ty'nygongl , but the name was changed in 1904 to Cymdeithas Lenyddol Bro Goronwy . Amongst its presidents were Ellis J. Griffith M.P., Sir John Morris-Jones, Thomas Shankland and Megan Lloyd George. According to the society rules, members had to be 14 years old or over and meetings were held every Friday evening at 7.00 during the season. The main debators were allowed 15 minutes to present their topic, whilst their supporters were allowed 10 minutes each.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The collection consists of a series of minute books, 1901 - 1950, some of which contain newspaper cuttings regarding various meetings held by the society. Also programmes, 1901 - 1939 and a bank book, 1927 - 1951.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: The collection has been incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts, arranged according to record type and then chronologically.

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: An item level catalogue is available at the Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 13978 - 13984

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs R.O. Mathews, Lleiniau Llwydion, Tynygongl, Anglesey.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: A Bro Goronwy Literary Society programme, 1977 - 1978 and an invitation to the society's annual dinner, 10 March 1978 can also be found amongst the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 27488 - 27489

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, October 2001

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
Debates and debating | Wales | 20th century
Literature | Wales | 20th century | Societies etc

Personal names

Corporate names
Cymdeithas Lenyddol Bro Goronwy

Places
Llanfair Mathafarn Eithaf (Wales)
Tynygongl (Wales)

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