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Bangor University
Llifon Manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS LLIF

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Llifon Manuscripts

Short Title: Llifon Manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1883 - 1890

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): William Griffith Owen, also known as Llifon.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: William Griffith Owen, 1857 - 1922, was a Baptist minister, a poet and an excellent Eisteddfod conductor. He was known by his bardic name, Llifon. His brothers, Alafon and Geraint, were also poets.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Two poems, one being an elegy to the late R. G. Pritchard, Garreg Wen, Pen-y-groes. Also, a note-book of jokes used by Llifon in his capacity as Eisteddfod conductor.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically 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 1570

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor are manuscripts belonging to Alafon and Geraint. Consult the Archives Hub for further details.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Elegiac poetry, Welsh
Welsh poetry | 19th century
Wit and humor | Wales | 19th century

Personal names
Owen , W. G. (William Griffith) , 1857-1922 , Llifon
Pritchard , R. G.

Corporate names

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