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Bangor University
Sir D. Emrys Evans Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS DEE

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Sir D. Emrys Evans Papers

Short Title: Sir D. Emrys Evans Papers

Creation date(s): 1913 - 1957

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 67 items

Name of creator(s): Sir D. Emrys Evans.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: D. Emrys Evans studied at the University College of North Wales and at Jesus College, Oxford. He taught Classics at the University College Swansea, 1921-1927, but returned to Bangor and became Principal of U.C.N.W. where he remained until his retirement in 1958.
He was a translator of classical works and amongst his publications are Plato : amddiffyniad Socrates (1936), Y wladwriaeth / Plato (1956) and The University of Wales; a historical sketch (1953).

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers consist mainly of addresses presented on various occasions by D. Emrys Evans, 1928 - 1953.
Two dissertations submitted for M.A. and B. Litt. degrees entitled A study of the Laconian Dialect (1913) and A grammatical and lexical study of the Greek inscriptions of Phrygia in Asia Minor .
Also, reports to the Court of Governors of the University College of North Wales dating from the 1927-1928 session to 1956-1957 session.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically where possible 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 numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 14150 - 14206, 15224 - 15230, 16546 - 16548

Language codes: eng wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further material relating to Sir Emrys Evans is held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. In particular, consult the BBC Papers , the Papers of R. Williams Parry and the David Thomas Papers . Also, consult the card indices located at the Archives Department.

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
Dissertations, Academic
Speeches, addresses, etc.

Personal names
Evans , D. Emrys (David Emrys) , b. 1891 , Sir

Corporate names
University College of North Wales, Bangor

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