John Roose Williams Papers

Scope and Content

A notebook containing poetical works in the hand of John Roose Williams, original compositions and translations, 29 May 1926. Also, a typescript thesis entitled The Life and Work of William John Parry, Bethesda, with manuscript amendments, 1953.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Roose Williams was a student at the University College of North Wales between 1925 and 1930. He is the author of several books, on socialism in particular. In addition, he was a contributor of many articles to the Transactions of the Caernarvonshire Historical Society.

Amongst his publications are, The flame of Welsh freedom - Fflam Rhyddid Cymru (1944) and Quarryman's Champion : the life and activities of William John Parry of Coetmor (1978).


Items incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor ManuscriptsOpen to all users.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Item 33489 presented by Dr Bruce Griffiths.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2002.

Other 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 33489, 35870

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.