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Bangor University
Transcripts of the poetry of Sion Cent

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS SCT

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Transcripts of the poetry of Sion Cent

Short Title: Transcripts of the poetry of Sion Cent

Creation date(s): c. 1920

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 10 items

Name of creator(s): John Edwards and Muriel Price.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: John Edwards and Muriel Price were two individuals who took an interest in the work of Sion Cent, consulting manuscripts and transcribing his poetry. Their transcripts were used by Sir Ifor Williams in his work, Cywyddau Iolo Goch ac eraill, 1925.
John Edwards M.A. of Betws Gwerful Goch, Corwen, Merioneth was a student at the University College of North Wales. Muriel Price of Pwllheli, was educated at the Normal College, Bangor. It was her intention to write an M.A. thesis on the subject of Sion Cent, but this never came to fruition.
Sion Cent, was a 15th century Welsh poet. Consult The Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales for biographical information.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Transcripts of the poetry of Sion Cent by Muriel Price and John Edwards, taken from manuscripts held at the British Museum, Cardiff Free Library and the National Library of Wales. Also included are inset notes on the bard and his poetry.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts . There is no apparent system 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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 1273-1276, 2639-2644

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

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 poetry | To 1550

Personal names
Edwards , John , 1889-1978
Price , Muriel
SiƓn Cent , ca. 1367-ca. 1430

Corporate names
Cywyddau Iolo Goch ac eraill, 1350-1450

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