Sir D. Emrys Evans Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers consist mainly of addresses presented on various occasions by D. Emrys Evans, 1928 - 1953.

Two dissertations submitted for M.A. and B. Litt. degrees entitled A study of the Laconian Dialect (1913) and A grammatical and lexical study of the Greek inscriptions of Phrygia in Asia Minor.

Also, reports to the Court of Governors of the University College of North Wales dating from the 1927-1928 session to 1956-1957 session.

Administrative / Biographical History

D. Emrys Evans studied at the University College of North Wales and at Jesus College, Oxford. He taught Classics at the University College Swansea, 1921-1927, but returned to Bangor and became Principal of U.C.N.W. where he remained until his retirement in 1958.

He was a translator of classical works and amongst his publications are Plato : amddiffyniad Socrates (1936), Y wladwriaeth / Plato (1956) and The University of Wales; a historical sketch (1953).

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically where possible and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

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 14150 - 14206, 15224 - 15230, 16546 - 16548

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

Further material relating to Sir Emrys Evans is held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. In particular, consult the BBC Papers, the Papers of R. Williams Parry and the David Thomas Papers. Also, consult the card indices located at the Archives Department.