Anthony Conran Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Typescripts of the publication Visions and praying mantids : the angelogical notebooks / Anthony Conran, edited by Peter Hoy of Merton College,Oxford.

File of material relating to the translation by Anthony Conran of the poem by D. Gwenallt Jones, F.R.Konekamp. Includes several drafts and letters.

Administrative / Biographical History

Anthony Conran, born in 1931, was a poet, critic and translator of Welsh poetry into English. He received his education at the University College of North Wales and later became a Research Fellow and Tutor at the Department of English in Bangor. Amongst his best known work are his Penguin Book of Welsh Verse, 1967 and The Cost of Strangeness, 1982.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, October 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 24073, 24249, 34676

Conditions Governing Use

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