Essay : Dic Aberdaron, a biographical romance

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Scope and Content

An essay, written by an unknown author for an Eisteddfod competition, on the subject of Dic Aberdaron.

Administrative / Biographical History

An Eisteddfod is a Welsh musical and literary festival. Wales, as well as having a National Eisteddfod which is held annually for the whole of the country, also has smaller festivals which are held at a local level. Many essays such as this one have been produced over the years for entry in Eisteddfod competitions.

Dic Aberdaron or Richard Robert Jones was born in 1780. A native of Aberdaron in north Wales, he was well known for his talent for learning languages. He died in 1843.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 13940

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