Papers of Mifanwy and Olwen Rhys

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. d. 740, e. 674-701, g. 97; Eng. lett. c. 314, d. 337, e. 131
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      29 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Diaries and papers of Mifanwy and Olwen Rhys, including:  

  • Letters to Mifanwy Rhys, 1905-28
  • Letters to Olwen Rhys, 1917-20
  • Notebooks of Mifanwy Rhys, ca. 1918
  • Diaries of Mifanwy Rhys, 1883-4, 1893-1945
  • Diries of Olwen Rhys, 1897-1927

Administrative / Biographical History

Mifanwy and Olwen Rhys were the daughters of Sir John Rhys (1840-1915).

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1953.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45544-76.