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Bangor University
The Poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS DAGP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: The Poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym

Short Title: The Poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym

Creation date(s): 1768

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 volume

Name of creator(s): Owen Jones, also known as Owain Myfyr

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Owen Jones, 1741-1814, was a native of Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr, Denbighshire, who moved to live to London. He was a Quaker and a successful businessman. The promotion of Welsh literary life was one of his greatest interests. He was a member of the Cymmrodorion Society and a co-founder, with Robin Ddu, of the Gwyneddigion Society.
Dafydd ap Gwilym was one of the great poets of 14th century Wales.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A large volume of the poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym copied from the works of the Morris brothers of Anglesey by Owain Myfyr in 1768.

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: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 6

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Item received by the University College of North Wales on 30 June 1927

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The correspondence and notes of Owain Myfyr are held at the British Museum.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, January 2003.

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
Dafydd ap Gwilym , 14th cent.
Jones , Owen , 1741-1814

Corporate names

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