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Bangor University
Professor O.H. Fynes Clinton Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS OHFC

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Professor O.H. Fynes Clinton Papers

Short Title: Professor O.H. Fynes Clinton Papers

Creation date(s): ca. 1913

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 10 units

Name of creator(s): Professor O.H. Fynes Clinton

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Osbert Henry Fynes Clinton (1869-1941) was Professor of French at the University College of North Wales (now the University of Wales, Bangor), from 1904 until his retirement in 1937. He was educated at Oxford University.
His book The Welsh Vocabulary of the Bangor District is regarded as a masterpiece and model for the study of dialect. It was first published in 1913 and reprinted in 1995.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: This collection contains the author' printed copy of The Welsh Vocabulary of the Bangor District in two bound volumes, with copious handwritten additions and notebooks containing further additions and corrections to the book. Also contains notebooks with detailed study notes by O.H. Fynes Clinton on the words and phrases used in Cnoc Na nGabha ein by Micheal Breathnach (1906).

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material was received on separate occasions, arranged according to record type and 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: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 11859-11864, 13955-13957, 15681

Language codes: eng wel gla

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Publication note: Fynes Clinton, O.H., The Welsh Vocabulary of the Bangor District , Oxford University Press (1913) and facsimile reprint (1995)
Breathnach, Micheal Cnoc Na nGabha ein (1906).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, 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
College teachers | Wales | Bangor
Dictionaries
Irish languages
Welsh language | Dialects
Welsh language | Research

Personal names
Breathnach , Mícheál , b. 1886
Fynes-Clinton , O. H. (Osbert Henry) , 1869-1941

Corporate names
University College of North Wales, Bangor

Places
Bangor (Wales)

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