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Bangor University
Eleanor Yale Autograph Letters

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS YAL

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Eleanor Yale Autograph Letters

Short Title: Eleanor Yale Autograph Letters

Creation date(s): c. late 1800s - early 1900s

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Eleanor Yale


Administrative/Biographical history: Eleanor Yale, née Lewis, of Llwyn Iâl, Llanbedrog, near Pwllheli, north Wales was born in 1873, the eldest of the seven children of Sir Henry Lewis of Belmont, Bangor (born 1847) and Annie Lewis, née Edwards (born 1850). She married George F.C. Yale, son of W.C. Yale Jones Parry of Madryn and a well known estate agent in north Wales. Both she and her husband were graduates of the University of Wales, Bangor.


Scope and content/abstract: An autograph scrapbook containing a collection of letters and an envelope by various figures notable in literature, politics, science and religious affairs during the nineteenth century. Some of the letters were written to W. Cadwaladr Davies, first registrar of the University College of North Wales, others to members of the Lewis family of Bangor and Owen Rowland, the electrician and meteorologist. Authors include: Michael Faraday, physicist and chemist, 1846 J.E. Thomas, sculptor and High Sheriff of Brecon, 1853 Talhaiarn, poet, 1854 W.A. Miller, treasurer of the Royal Society, 1866 J.R. (James Rhys) Kilsby Jones, bible teacher and essayist, 1875 John Ceiriog Hughes, poet, 1876 John Rhys, philologist, 1880 Watkin Williams Wynn, politician, 1885 Henry Richard, M.P., ?1895 W. Fothergill Cooke, inventor Charles Stewart Parnell, M.P. (envelope)


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: This item was 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 number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 5277

Language codes: eng wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs Eleanor Yale in 1943


Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Yale Papers . A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub .


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

Autographs | 19th century

Personal names
Cooke , W. Fothergill , 1806-1879
Faraday , Michael , 1791-1867
Hughes , John Ceiriog , 1832-1887
Jones , J. R. Kilsby (James Rhys Kilsby) , 1813-1889
Miller , William Allen , 1817-1870
Parnell , Charles Stewart , 1846-1891
Rhys , John , 1840-1915 , Sir
Richard , Henry , 1812-1888
Talhaiarn , 1810-1869
Thomas , J. E. (John Evan) , sculptor of Brecon
Wynn , Watkin Williams , 1820-1885
Yale , Eleanor , b. 1873

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