Papers relating to Crych Elen

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Two printed versions of the Welsh song, Y Bwthyn Bach To Gwellt. Also two letters, one written by W. Pari Huws, and the other addressed to him, on the subject of the aforementioned song and its composer, Crych Elen.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Lloyd, musician, was born in Liverpool in 1841. He was raised in Dolwyddelan, Caernarfonshire where he became a quarryman, before emigrating to the United States. There he became a music teacher, a conductor and ran a music shop. He is also the composer of several popular songs including, Y Bwthyn Bach To Gwellt. He died in 1909.

Arrangement

No apparent system of arrangement. Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, May 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 17947 - 17950

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

The Rev. W. Pari Huws Papers are also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. See Archives Hub for a collection level description.

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