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Bangor University
Thomas Roberts, Porthmadog Manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS TRP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Thomas Roberts, Porthmadog Manuscripts

Short Title: Thomas Roberts, Porthmadog Manuscripts

Creation date(s): c. 1920 [transcripts of 14th and 15th century Welsh poetry]

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 7 items

Name of creator(s): Thomas Roberts.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Roberts M.A. of Porthmadog, Caernarfonshire is the co-editor of several published anthologies of early Welsh poetry, including Cywyddau Dafydd ap Gwilym a'i gyfoeswyr (1914), The poetical works of Dafydd Nanmor (1923) and Cywyddau Iolo Goch ac eraill (1925). He appears to have worked closely with Sir Ifor Williams, the renowned Welsh scholar, on several occasions.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Transcripts of the work of 14th and 15th century Welsh poets made by Thomas Roberts, in preparation for Cywyddau Iolo Goch ac eraill . Includes the work of the following poets - Rhys Goch Eryri, Llywelyn ap Moel y Pantri, Rhys Nanmor, Gruffydd Llwyd, Howel Cilan, Rhys ap Dafydd ab Iorwerth and Sion Cent.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts and arranged according to poet.

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 1277-1283

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Publication note: Lewis, Henry, Roberts, Thomas and Williams, Ifor, Cywyddau Iolo Goch ac eraill, 1350-1450 , Bangor, 1925

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
Roberts , Thomas , 1884-1960

Corporate names
Cywyddau Iolo Goch ac eraill, 1350-1450

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