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Bangor University
Papers of Robert Roberts, Llanberis

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RRL

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Papers of Robert Roberts, Llanberis

Short Title: Papers of Robert Roberts, Llanberis

Creation date(s): 1930 July 22 - 1936 September 24

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 12 items

Name of creator(s): Robert Roberts, Llanberis

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Robert Roberts lived at 3 Field Terrace, Llanberis, Caernarfonshire in the 1930's. He is described by the cataloguer of his papers as a cultured and literary man who took an interest in old tales and stories. No further biographical information was available at time of compilation of description.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A series of letters, 1932 - 1936, written by Robert Roberts to W. Gilbert Williams of Rhostryfan. He writes in detail about the ancestors of some families from Bontnewydd and the surrounding area. Also, two letters from Robert Roberts to Glan Rhyddallt of Llanrug.
Several note books full of selections of poetry and quotations from articles in Y Cymru , Y Genhinen and other sources. One item includes quotes from Gleanings from God's acre by Myrddin Fardd and others have many references to pedigrees of local families.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts . There is no apparent system of arrangement.

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 typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 4219-4229, 5258

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Items 4219 - 4229 presented by W. Morris Williams of Fachwen and Glan Rhyddallt, Llanrug in April 1942.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 2002.

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 | Genealogy
Welsh poetry | 20th century | Collections

Personal names
Glan Rhyddallt
Myrddin Fardd , 1836-1921
Roberts , Robert , of Llanberis

Corporate names

Places

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