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Bangor University
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, Pont-y-pwl Papers, 1924

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS PONT

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, Pont-y-pwl Papers, 1924

Short Title: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, Pont-y-pwl Papers, 1924

Creation date(s): 1922 - 1927

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 18 items

Name of creator(s): Robert Stephen of Colwyn Bay.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales, today, is held annually on alternate years in various locations in north and south Wales. In 1924, the festival was held at Pont-y-pwl in Monmouthshire. The two major competitions, the Chair and the Crown, were won by Cynan and E. Prosser Rhys, respectively.
Mr Robert Stephen of Colwyn Bay, north Wales, the creator of this unit, was the General Secretary of the Eisteddfod in 1924.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Letters from various correspondents such as Beriah Gwynfe Evans and Syr Walford Davies on various matters. Includes letters from the Private Secretaries of the Queen and the Prince of Wales regarding royal sponsorship of the Eisteddfod.
Various papers including a printed copy of the winning poem by E. Prosser Rhys and photographs of the chairing and the crowning ceremonies.
Account and minute books consisting of a list of competitors.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: 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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 17570-17587

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The Papers of Cynan are also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. See Archives Hub for a collection level description.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, May 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

Personal names
Cynan , 1895-1970
Rhys , Prosser

Corporate names
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru | (1924 : | Pontypool)

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