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Bangor University
Poetry of I. D. Hooson

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS HOO

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Poetry of I. D. Hooson

Short Title: Poetry of I. D. Hooson

Creation date(s): 1930's

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 6 items

Name of creator(s): Isaac Daniel Hooson, 1880-1945.


Administrative/Biographical history: Isaac Daniel Hooson, 1880-1948, poet, was born at Rhosllannerchrugog, Denbighshire. He was a solicitor by profession at Wrexham, but also wrote poetry for the magazine Cymru . He published only one collection of his poetry during his lifetime, Cerddi a Baledi in 1936. He also wrote a Welsh adaptation of The Pied Piper of Hamlin under the title Y Fantell Fraith in 1934. Following his death a second collection of his work was published in 1948, Y Gwin a Cherddi Eraill . The poems written by I.D. Hooson for children are amongst his best-known.


Scope and content/abstract: Copies, in the hand of I.D. Hooson, of the following poems published in, Y Gwin a Cherddi Eraill : Rhyfel ; Yr Oed ; Y Bachgen Iesu ; Yr Haint . The collection also includes the poem Ar y Ffordd , published in the Rhos Herald and Y Gwr Bonheddwr .


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System of arrangement: The papers of I.D. Hooson are 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 Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manucripts : 8199-8221

Language codes: wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Publication note: Hooson, I.D., Cerddi a baledi (Denbigh, 1970)
Hooson, I.D., Y gwin : a cherddi eraill (Denbigh, 1948)


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

Welsh poetry | 20th century

Personal names
Hooson , I. D.

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