John Cadvan Davies Papers

Scope and Content

A note book, an untitled romance and a Welsh translation of the Shakespearean play, As you like it.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Cadvan Davies, Wesleyan minister and poet was born in 1846. He won several Eisteddfod prizes for his poetical work and was also well known as an adjudicator, an Eisteddfod conductor and Archdderwydd. He died in 1923.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Access Information

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Presented by the executors of Rev. John Cadvan Davies.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, February 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 40-42

Conditions Governing Use

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