Papers relating to the Denbigh National Eisteddfod, 1939

Scope and Content

Minute book of the Denbigh National Eisteddfod, 1939, along with an essay by John Davies entered for competition in the Eisteddfod, entitled, Emrys ap Iwan, yr Arloeswr.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales, today, is held annually on alternate years in various locations in north and south Wales. In 1939, the festival was held at Denbigh in north Wales.

John Davies, 1868-1940, competed in the Denbigh Eisteddfod. He was awarded half of the prize money by R.T. Jenkins for his essay on the subject of Emrys ap Iwan. For further biographical information consult Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig Hyd 1940


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Access Information

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Essay presented by Mr Ellis Wynne Williams, Abergele.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, March 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 10379, 26899

Conditions Governing Use

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