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Bangor University
Golyddan Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS GOLY

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Golyddan Papers

Short Title: Golyddan Papers

Creation date(s): 1858 - 1859

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 7 items

Name of creator(s): John Robert Pryse, also known as Golyddan.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: John Robert Pryse, also known as Golyddan, was the son of Gweirydd ap Rhys. He was born in 1840 and educated at Llanrhuddlad British School, Anglesey. In 1860 he went to Edinburgh University where he won two prizes and gained the highest M.D. examination results. He died in 1862 of tuberculosis. His ambition was to compose an epic poem in the style of Milton.
For further biographical details consult the essays of Gweirydd ap Rhys in Y Genhinen , 1890 and the essays of Rev. Hugh Ellis of Maentwrog in Cymru , 1897.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Seven of Golyddan's poetical works, one of which is written in English and entitled Death . Some also contain suggestions in the margin by Gweirydd ap Rhys.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically 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 number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 915 (i - vii)

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also Gweirydd ap Rhys Papers held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub

Publication note: Golyddan, Arwrgerdd Iesu : sef pryddest Ioan , yn Eisteddfod Dinbych, 1860 (1861)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 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 poetry | 19th century

Personal names
Golyddan , 1840-1862
Pryse , Robert John , 1807-1889

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