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Bangor University
Albert Owen Evans Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS AOE

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Albert Owen Evans Papers

Short Title: Albert Owen Evans Papers

Creation date(s): 1888 - 1937

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 8 items

Name of creator(s): Albert Owen Evans

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Albert Owen Evans (1864 - 1937), Archdeacon of Bangor from 1921 to 1937, was born in Caernarfon, north Wales. He was headmaster at St Asaph until 1893, entered St David's College, Lampeter in 1894 and was ordained priest in 1899. He became Diocesan Inspector of Schools for the Diocese of Bangor in 1899 and Archdeacon of Bangor two years later. His published works include: Gofyniadau ac atebion i blant yr Eglwys ar fywyd Abraham: gyda rhan o'sr catecism hyd ddiwedd y dyledswyddau (1905) Minutes and Proceedings of an Old Tract Society of Bangor Diocese, 1804-1812 (1918) A chapter in the history of the Welsh Book of Common Prayer (1922) Edmund Prys, Archdeacon of Merioneth, priest preacher, poet, 1544-1623 (1924) Thomas A Kempis and Wales (1932) The Church in Wales and the National Eisteddfod: a sermon ... at Christ Church (1935) A few episcopal visitation queries, with a short introduction by Albert Owen Evans (1937)

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Comprises volumes of newspaper and journal cuttings, correspondence, pamphlets, posters and prints etc., compiled by Albert Owen Evans relating to his life and work, including material on religious affairs including the Anglican Church and the Welsh language, 1888-1937. Also includes a catalogue of A.O.E.'s library and notes and correspondence etc., relating to his published work on Edmund Prys and A chapter in the history of the Welsh Book of Common Prayer (1922).

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material was received on separate occasions, arranged in chronological order 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: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 1229, 8711, 15495-15496, f 36413-f 36416

Language codes: eng wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

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ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, 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
Archdeacons | Wales | Bangor
Welsh language

Personal names
Evans , Albert Owen , 1864-1937
Prys , Edmund , 1544-1623

Corporate names
Church in Wales

Places

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