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Bangor University
O. E. Roberts's Undeb Cymru Fydd Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS OER

Held at: Bangor University

Title: O. E. Roberts's Undeb Cymru Fydd Papers

Short Title: O. E. Roberts's Undeb Cymru Fydd Papers

Creation date(s): 1943 April 4 - 1946

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 bundles

Name of creator(s): O. E. Roberts

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Cymru Fydd (Wales to Be) society was established in London and Liverpool, primarily as a cultural and literary organisation and had many branches in Wales. However, in the 1890's, a group led by David Lloyd George attempted to turn the society into an umbrella organisation for the nationalist movement which was demanding a separate political institution for Wales.
O. E. Roberts was the Secretary of the Merseyside Branch of Undeb Cymru Fydd in the 1940's.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A circular sent by O. E. Roberts to various Welsh societies in Cheshire and Lancashire regarding the state of Welsh life in various areas, the effect of the Second World War and future plans. Includes responses to the circular from Welsh societies in Blackburn, St. Helens, Ellesmere Port, Warrington, Crewe, Southport, Ashton-in-Makerfield and Birmingham.
Also, responses to another circular sent to MP's asking for their support towards a petition for an independent radio station for Wales during the BBC Charter question in 1946.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically 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 numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 10366-10367

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, November 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
Nationalists | Wales
Radio stations | Wales
World War, 1939-1945 | Great Britain | Influence

Personal names
Roberts , O. E. , of Merseyside

Corporate names
Undeb Cymru Fydd | Merseyside branch

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