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Bangor University
R. Tudur Jones Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RTJO

Held at: Bangor University

Title: R. Tudur Jones Papers

Short Title: R. Tudur Jones Papers

Creation date(s): 1947 - ca. 1970's

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 83 items

Name of creator(s): R. Tudur Jones.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Robert Tudur Jones was born in 1921 in Llanystymdwy, Caernarfonshire. He became a Congregational minister at Aberystwyth and was later made Principal of the Bala-Bangor College in Bangor. He was a prolific writer on religious and political topics. Amongst his publications are Hanes Annibynwyr Cymru (1966) and Ffydd ac Argyfwng Cenedl : Cristionogaeth a Diwylliant yng Nghymru 1890-1914 (1975).

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Material collected by R. Tudur Jones from the secretaries of congregational chapels in north Wales and others individuals, the intention being to write an appendix, dating from 1891to1954, to the work of Dr Thomas Rees and Dr John Thomas on the history of congregational churches in Wales, Hanes eglwysi annibynol Cymru . Contains material on churches located in the following geographical areas : Llyn and Eifionydd, North Caernarfonshire, Denbigh and Flint, Merioneth, Anglesey, England.
Also, a dissertation entitled The Life Work and Thought of Vavasor Powell (1617-1670) submitted for the degree of D. Phil in 1947 at Oxford and a graph showing the growth of non-conformism in Merioneth between 1700-1899.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Papers have been incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts . The material relating to the history of congregational churches has been divided into geographical areas.

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 9755, 11815, 21170-21250

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Papers placed on deposit by R. Tudur Jones.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further R. Tudur Jones Papers have been deposited at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor, but are uncatalogued.

Publication note: Jones, R. Tudur (Robert Tudur), Vavasor Powell (1971)

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
Churches | Wales
Dissenters, Religious | Wales | History
Wales | Church history

Personal names
Jones , R. Tudur (Robert Tudur) , b. 1921
Powell , Vavasor , 1617-1670

Corporate names

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