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Bangor University
W. J. Roberts Letters

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS WJR

Held at: Bangor University

Title: W. J. Roberts Letters

Short Title: W. J. Roberts Letters

Creation date(s): ca. 1900 - 1928 March 7

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 34 items

Name of creator(s): W. J. Roberts


Administrative/Biographical history: Little biographical information was available regarding W. J. Roberts during time of compilation of description. He lived at Maes Garnedd, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Merioneth but later moved to Llandudno, Caernarfonshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Letters addressed to W. J. Roberts from various correspondents including, Bob Owen, Croesor and Gwilym Deudraeth. There are 15 letters from Carneddog on the subject of the collection of subscriptions towards the publication of his book, Cerddi Eryri . Also, letters from Bob Owen and H.R. Jones, organiser of Plaid Genedlaethol Cymru, relating to the foundation of a branch of Plaid Genedlaethol Cymru in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Merioneth.


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System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts . Arranged according to correspondent or subject 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 typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 10163 - 10196

Language codes: wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



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

Political parties | Wales | Blaenau Ffestiniog
Roberts, W. J., | Plaid Cymru activist | Correspondence

Personal names
Carneddog , 1861-1947
Gwilym Deudraeth , 1863-1940
Jones , H. R. (Hugh Robert) , 1894-1930
Owen , Bob , 1885-1962
Roberts , W. J. , Plaid Cymru activist

Corporate names
Plaid Cymru | Cangen Blaenau Ffestiniog

Blaenau Ffestiniog (Wales)

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