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Bangor University
William Jones, Tremadog Poetry

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS WJT

Held at: Bangor University

Title: William Jones, Tremadog Poetry

Short Title: William Jones, Tremadog Poetry

Creation date(s): 1933 - 1994

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 10 items

Name of creator(s): William Jones.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: William Jones, poet, was born in Trefriw, Caernarfonshire in 1896. He studied at the University College of North Wales and became a Congregational minister before changing denomination and joining the Calvinistic Methodists. He lived at 14 Church Street, Tremadog, Caernarfonshire and died in 1961.
He published two collections of poetry, Adar Rhiannon a Cherddi Eraill in 1947 and Sonedau a Thelynegion in 1950. As a poet and a person, he has been compared to R. Williams-Parry, who in fact was a great friend of his.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Notebooks containing the manuscript versions of the poems which appeared in his published collections, including a typescript copy and a proof copy of Sonedau a Thelynegion .
Also, a collection of manuscript poetry, newspaper cuttings, articles, letters and a photograph relating to William Jones, compiled most probably by Rev. E. Wynn Jones of Holyhead or his wife. The majority of the poems have been composed and written by William Jones although a few are in the hand of Mrs. E. Wynn Jones. Amongst the other poets are, T. H. Parry-Williams, Walter Pater, I. E. Flecker, and James Evans.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Items 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 16581-16589, 37981

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Item 37981 presented to the Archives Department by Dewi Wynn Jones of Caernarfon.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Publication note: Jones, William, Adar Rhiannon a Cherddi Eraill , 1947
Jones, William, Sonedau a Thelynegion , 1950

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
Welsh poetry | 20th century

Personal names
Jones , William , 1896-1961 , of Tremadog

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