Islwyn Manuscripts [Photocopies]

Scope and Content

Photocopies of manuscripts consisting of drafts of a hymn and poem. Lecture notes on Poets and poetry and letters from Islwyn to Derfel, Martha Davies and another.

Administrative / Biographical History

Islwyn, 1832-1878, was a Calvinistic Methodist minister and poet. In 1864 he married Martha, daughter of William Davies. He was an avid competitor in Eisteddfodau, but was never truly successful.

Several volumes of his work have appeared including Gwaith barddonol Islwyn : 1832-1878, 1897 and Gwaith Islwyn, 1903.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, December 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 24533-24541

Conditions Governing Use

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