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Bangor University
Papers of Rev. Daniel Williams, Hen Golwyn

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS DWMS

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Papers of Rev. Daniel Williams, Hen Golwyn

Short Title: Papers of Rev. Daniel Williams, Hen Golwyn

Creation date(s): 1858 - 1962

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 195 items

Name of creator(s): Rev. Daniel Williams, Hen Golwyn, Denbighshire and James E. Thomas son of Eben Fardd.


Administrative/Biographical history: The Rev. Daniel Williams was a Wesleyan minister, writer and an eisteddfodwr. He died on 17 March 1968.


Scope and content/abstract: The collection has been divided into nine sections under the headings : Eisteddfod essays, lectures and articles, note books, poetry, sermons, publications, diaries, correspondence and miscellaneous. The subjects of the Eisteddfod essays are wide-ranging - from drama in Wales to a psychological study of Lewis Morris of Anglesey. The lectures and articles are also written on a variety of subjects, from the Tudors to Ann Griffiths, the hymn writer and also consist of two short plays. The note books contain references to books and other sources. The diaries date from 1950-1951, 1953-1962 and contain details such as preaching engagements. The letters are addressed to Daniel Williams, apart from three which are from a James E. Thomas, son of Eben Fardd to a Mathew Hughes, 1858-1860. The miscellaneous section also contains an item relating to James E. Thomas, a diary of his dating from 1855 - 1860. Also, the! re are notes and articles by Daniel Williams and others.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: The papers have been arranged according to type and are to be found amongst 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 available at the Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manucripts : 18693 - 18887

Language codes: wel eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 2001.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Diaries | Wales | 19th century
Sermons, Welsh | Wales
Welsh essays | 20th century

Personal names
Thomas , James E. , son of 'Eben Fardd'
Williams , Daniel

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