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Bangor University
Y Dinesydd Cymreig Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS DIN

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Y Dinesydd Cymreig Papers

Short Title: Y Dinesydd Cymreig Papers

Creation date(s): 1924 - 1928

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 191 items

Name of creator(s): Percy Ogwen Jones.


Administrative/Biographical history: Y Dinesydd Cymreig (The Welsh Citizen) was the leading Welsh weekly newspaper of the Labour Party in north Wales. Published every Wednesday, the first issue came out on 8 May 1912 and the last issue was dated 10 July 1929. The editor was Percy Ogwen Jones.


Scope and content/abstract: A collection of correspondence and miscellaneous papers received by the editor of Y Dinesydd Cymreig , Percy Ogwen Jones, dated 1924-1928. Includes details regarding financial matters, Labour movements outside Wales and a dispute at a Literary Meeting in Garndolbenmaen. Amongst the literary figures corresponding are R. Silyn Roberts, John Morris-Jones, Sam Jones and R. Williams Parry.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged alphabetically according to name of correspondent 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 number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 1219

Language codes: wel eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by the Directors of the Dinesydd Company in 1931.



Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, August 2002.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


Personal names
Jones , Percy Ogwen , alive 1912-1943

Corporate names
Labour Party (Great Britain)
Y Dinesydd Cymreig


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