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Bangor University
Dr E. Pan Jones Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS EPJ

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Dr E. Pan Jones Papers

Short Title: Dr E. Pan Jones Papers

Creation date(s): 1860s - 1945

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 26 items

Name of creator(s): Dr E. Pan Jones and Rev. Tom Davies

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Evan Pan Jones, 1834-1922, was one of the most interesting Welshmen of his time. A preacher, poet, satirist, and debater who was always getting into hot water. He attended two colleges in Wales and gained a Ph.D. degree at the University of Marburg, Germany. He was ordained in 1870 at Mostyn, Flintshire, where he remained a Congregational minister for the rest of his life.
He took great interest in the Land Nationalisation League and was a supporter of Michael D. Jones during the battle of the two constitutions .
Amongst his publications are : Oes gofion : neu, fraslun o hanes fy mywyd and Oes a gwaith y prif athraw y Parch. Michael Daniel Jones, Bala .

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A varied collection of papers consisting of letters and circulars and note-books, some of which bear the names of prominent Welshmen, and which reflect the nature of the interests of E. Pan Jones e.g. the Keltic League, the Welsh in Patagonia, the troubles of the Bala Independent College. Three note-books relate to the education received by E. Pan Jones in Germany and other documents relate to his ministry in Mostyn. There are free passes issued to E. Pan Jones by the Chicago and North-Western Railway Co. in 1885, a poem entitled Owain Glyndwr and papers relating to the legal cases that E. Pan Jones was associated with, in particular in relation to the battle of the two constitutions .
Also, an essay on the subject of the life and work of Evan Pan Jones, composed by Rev. Tom Davies of Llandysul in 1945 for a National Eisteddfod competition.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged according to subject 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 2072-2092, 3033, 8162, 12111-12113, 13533

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Papers acquired from the Library of Dr. E. Pan Jones, with the exception of the Eisteddfod essay by Rev. Tom Davies.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Consult also the Gwylfa Papers and the Bodiwan Papers , held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub .

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, September 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
Mostyn (Wales) | Religious life and customs
Welsh | Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)

Personal names
Davies , Tom , alive 1945
Jones , E. Pan (Evan Pan) , 1834-1922

Corporate names
Athrofa Annibynol y Bala

Places
Mostyn (Flintshire, Wales)

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