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Bangor University
Richard Jones of Caernarfon Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RJCP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Richard Jones of Caernarfon Papers

Short Title: Richard Jones of Caernarfon Papers

Creation date(s): 1882 - 1924

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 16 items

Name of creator(s): Richard Jones.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Richard Jones of Isallt, Caernarfon worked as a postmaster in Porthmadog, Machynlleth, Ormskirk and Aberystwyth. He died in 1935 at the age of 76. He was well known as a writer, a reciter and a recognised adjudicator. As well as being a faithful follower of the National Eisteddfod, he was also a regular competitor.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Essays on various subjects which were entered for different Eisteddfod competitions. Some contain manuscript amendments or notes made by adjudicators. The topics included are Ieuan Brydydd Hir; John Jones, Glan Gors; Thomas Roberts, Llwynrhudol; Eifionydd poets; Pedr Fardd; the hymn writers of the 17th century; pioneers of the Baptists; Nefydd; Daniel Owen; Cantre'r Gwaelod; the diary of John Kelsall; the sermons preached by Rev. O. Davies in 1882. There are also transcripts of the letters of Ieuan Brydydd Hir copied from Panton Ms 74, 1776-1778, and the work on John Kelsall consists of quotations from his diary, 1723-1734.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Items incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts . There is no apparent system of arrangement.

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 1614 - 1629

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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ALLIED MATERIALS

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
Welsh essays | 20th century

Personal names
Jones , Richard , d. 1935

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