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Bangor University
Islwyn Manuscripts [Photocopies]

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS ISL

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Islwyn Manuscripts [Photocopies]

Short Title: Islwyn Manuscripts [Photocopies]

Creation date(s): 1970's [copies of originals dating from 1855-1878]

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 9 items

Name of creator(s): William Thomas, also known as Islwyn

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Islwyn, 1832-1878, was a Calvinistic Methodist minister and poet. In 1864 he married Martha, daughter of William Davies. He was an avid competitor in Eisteddfodau, but was never truly successful.
Several volumes of his work have appeared including Gwaith barddonol Islwyn : 1832-1878 , 1897 and Gwaith Islwyn , 1903.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Photocopies of manuscripts consisting of drafts of a hymn and poem. Lecture notes on Poets and poetry and letters from Islwyn to Derfel, Martha Davies and another.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: 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 24533-24541

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, December 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 | 19th century

Personal names
Islwyn , 1832-1878

Corporate names

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