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Bangor University
G.B. Owen Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS GBO

Held at: Bangor University

Title: G.B. Owen Papers

Short Title: G.B. Owen Papers

Creation date(s): c. 19th - 20th century

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 50 items

Name of creator(s): G.B. Owen


Administrative/Biographical history: G.B. Owen was formerly deputy registrar at the University of Wales, Bangor.


Scope and content/abstract: Miscellaneous items dated c. 19th - 20th century: Letters, press cuttings and photographs, relating to Bangor Museum left by R. Humphrey Davies, formerly curator and secretary to the principal of the University of North Wales, 19th century to 1940 Bidding letter relating to Thomas Jones and Jane Thomas both of Carmarthen in anticipation of their wedding, 1812 Banknote for £1 of the Devonshire bank, 1818 (in poor physical condition) Broadsheet from registry office relating to births and deaths in England and Wales, 1837 Letter, Evan Hughes of Plas Issa'n Rhos to Minchell of Oswestry relating to payments, 1838 Arms of William Evans, sheriff of London and Middlesex, 1839-40 Copy of Almanac am y flwyddyn 1856 Postcard, S.R. of Conwy to H. Davies, Ebenezer Chapel House, Bangor, 1874 Letters from Mrs Mary Ellen Davies of Pendref to Professor Ifor Williams relating to a drama programme at Pwllheli in 1789, 1940 Views of Wales produced by the Anastatic Drawing Society, 1855-79 Drawings of Orme Head, 1857 Watercolours, Llanberis Lake, Llanrwst Bridge, Conwy Castle and a bathing place near Aberystwyth, 1788-1800 Engravings, Bangor and Llangollen by J. Tingle, undated Photograph, Denbigh Castle, undated Print and ground plan, Bangor cathedral and St Asaph cathedral, by R.W. Paul, 1892 Print, Llanwddyn church by F.U. Holme, 1889 Engraving, St David of Wales, undated Print, A Mountain Excursion in Wales , undated Chromolithograph, Dr. William Price of Llantrisant, undated Postcard views, Snowdonia, undated Photograph, Beaumaris (?) lifeboat entering the water from the launching ramp, undated Photograph depicting Welsh peasantry drawn from living characters in 1850


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts . There is no particular order 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: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 26196-26223, 26227-26248

Language codes: eng wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Material presented by G.B. Owen


Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Museum of Welsh Antiquities Papers and Bangor Art Gallery Posters . Collection level descriptions are available on the Archives Hub .
Also held at the department are other items presented by G.B. Owen in the papers of the Gaiety Theatre, Anglesey , reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 26224-26226 . A collection level description is available on Archives Hub.


Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, 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
Davies , Mary Ellen , of Pendref
Davies , R. Humphrey , d. 1940?
Evans , William , Sheriff of London and Middlesex
Holme , F. U. , fl. 1889
Hughes , Evan , of Plas Issa'n Rhos
Jones , Thomas , of Carmarthen
Owen , G. B.
Price , William , 1800-1893
Thomas , Jane , fl. 1812 , of Carmarthen
Tingle , James , fl. 1824-1850
Williams , Ifor , 1881-1965 , Sir

Corporate names
Anastatic Drawing Society
Bangor Cathedral
Bangor Museum and Art Gallery
Devonshire Bank
Llanwddyn Church
Museum of Welsh Antiquities
St Asaph Cathedral (St. Asaph, Wales)

Bangor (Wales)
Conwy (Wales)
Denbigh (Wales)
Great Orme (Wales)
Llanberis (Wales)
Llangollen (Wales)
Llanrwst (Wales)

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