Owens Brothers Archives

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Owens brothers of Rhoslefain, Tywyn, Merionethshire, comprising Memorial Eisteddfod, Warren, Ohio, official programmme, 1943, and prospectus and musical scores [20th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

Hugh W. and Haydn Owens were brothers from Rhoslefain, Tywyn, Merionethshire, who moved to the USA. Hugh was a voice coach; Haydn was director of the Capella Choir, Winfield, Kansas. In 1943, a Memorial Eisteddfod was held at Warren, Ohio.


Arranged into the following: programme, prospectus; musical scores.

Access Information

No restrictions.


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Owens Brothers Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright laws apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained

Custodial History

The papers came into the possession of Mr W. O. Davies, Bodgadfan, Rhoslefain.


Accruals are not expected.