File of biographical material relating to Sir Idris Llewelyn Foster comprising curriculum vitae as well as obituaries.
Sir Idris Llewelyn Foster Biographical Material
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS ILLF
- Dates of Creation1934-1984
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 file
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Idris Llewelyn Foster was born in Bethesda, Caernarfonshire in 1911 and educated at the University College of North Wales and later at Dublin and Bonn. He was appointed Professor of Celtic at Jesus College Oxford in 1947 where he stayed until his retirement in 1978. He was one of the leading Celtic scholars of his day and his papers are held at the National Library of Wales.
Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, March 2004.
Other Finding Aids
A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 34778
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Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.