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Bangor University
Letters and essay of Owen Evans, Denbigh

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS OED

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Letters and essay of Owen Evans, Denbigh

Short Title: Letters and essay of Owen Evans, Denbigh

Creation date(s): 1891 October 2 - 1917 November 21

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 66 items

Name of creator(s): Owen Evans, Denbigh

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Very little biographical information was available regarding Rev. Owen Evans of Chapel Street, Denbigh at time of compilation of description, other than that he published two Welsh books, namely Hanes cychwyniad a chynnydd Methodistiaeth Calfinaidd yn Nhref Dinbych (1897?) and Dinbych yn ei hynafiaeth a'i henwogion (1907).

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: An essay by Owen Evans on the subject of the life and times of Twm o'r Nant, composer of ballads, written for entry in a competition in the National Eisteddfod in Colwyn Bay in 1910, along with a letter from the adjudicator, Llew Llwyfo. Also, 65 letters addressed to Owen Evans from various correspondents - book collectors, theologians and linguists such as Sir John Ballinger, T. Llechid Jones, Marcus Dods, Sir John Morris-Jones, O.M. Edwards, T. Gwynn Jones and Daniel Owen, the novelist from Mold, to name but a few.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Letters arranged according to correspondent 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: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 2935-3000

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented to the University of Wales Bangor in March 1940.

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
Welsh letters

Personal names
Edwards , Thomas , 1739-1810
Evans , Owen , alive 1891-1917 , of Denbigh
Owen , Daniel , 1836-1895

Corporate names

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