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Bangor University
Letters relating to Welsh periodicals in America and Australia

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS LAAP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Letters relating to Welsh periodicals in America and Australia

Short Title: Letters relating to Welsh periodicals in America and Australia

Creation date(s): 1930-1933

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 87 items

Name of creator(s): Thomas Richards.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In the 1930's, Thomas Richards, the Librarian of the University College of North Wales, successfully campaigned to create a collection of Welsh periodicals from America and Australia for the University Library. Amongst the generous donors were W. S. Jones of Columbus, Wisconsin, Professor Paul Evans of Vermont University and William Owen of Cotter, Iowa.
The efforts of Thomas Richards resulted in the acquisition of such periodicals as Y Drych , Y Cenhadwr Americanaidd , Yr Australydd .

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: 87 letters from various correspondents in America, Australia and Canada to Thomas Richards, 1930-1933 on the subject of Welsh periodicals published in those countries.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged according to 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 1285

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Collated and presented by Thomas Richards in 1934.

ALLIED MATERIALS

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
Welsh periodicals | Australia
Welsh periodicals | United States

Personal names
Richards , Thomas , 1878-1962

Corporate names
University College of North Wales | Library

Places

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