Dr E. A. Lewis Welsh History Notes

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Notes on Welsh History, in particular north Wales in the Middle Ages, in the hand of Dr E. A. Lewis. Notes have been taken from a wide variety of sources, including the Record of Caernarfon, and some are published in his works.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Edward Arthur Lewis, 1880-1942, historian, became the first Sir John Williams Professor of Welsh History at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. He is the author of The Mediaeval boroughs of Snowdonia; a study of the rise and development of the municipal element in the ancient principality of North Wales down to the Act of union of 1536, 1912.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

The collection appears to have been forwarded by Dr Lewis to Professor W. Garmon Jones of Liverpool and were presented to the Archives Department by Mrs Garmon Jones.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, November 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 10423-10433

Conditions Governing Use

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

Bibliography

Lewis, E. A., The Mediaeval boroughs of Snowdonia; a study of the rise and development of the municipal element in the ancient principality of North Wales down to the Act of union of 1536, 1912

Geographical Names