National Eisteddfod of Wales, Bangor Papers

Scope and Content

Minute book of the Executive Committee of the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Bangor in 1915. It contains resolutions relating to the postponement of the Eisteddfod from 1914 to 1915.

Bundle of letters to Professor John Edward Lloyd as registrar of the University College of North Wales, relating mainly to the siting of the Eisteddfod in the College Park, the use of College Rooms etc. for various meetings. Also, printed notices and circulars, plans of the site etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Eisteddfod is a Welsh musical and literary festival which is held annually, on alternate years, in various locations in north and south Wales.

Owing to the outbreak of the First World War, the Eisteddfod was postponed from 1914 to 1915. This resulted in a comparative financial failure notwithstanding the presence of Mr Lloyd George on the Chairing Day. However, the National Eisteddfod Association helped to liquidate the debt by sending a generous cheque of £150.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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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 numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 3287, 13976

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Related Material

For more documentation relating to the 1915 National Eisteddfod, consult the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 28286