Collection of theses and dissertations

Scope and Content

Theses and dissertations : 

  • Aull, Charlotte Homes, Ethnic Nationalism in Wales, An analysis of the factors governing the politicization of ethnic identity, 1978.
  • Chapman, William, The aesthetic of Jean Cocteau, 1955.
  • Evans, Gwilym J., John Morris-Jones : His place in the 1886 literary revival, 1945.
  • Gray, Owenna, A Survey of earthworks on the Isle of Anglesey, 1984.
  • Griffiths, Jeremy, Lincoln Cathedral : Thornton MS 91, 1977.
  • Gwilym, Lowri, Theory and criticism in the Welsh literary revival with special reference to contemporary periodicals, 1891-1919, 1979.
  • Hughes, R. E., Daniel Silvan Evans, Aspects of Welsh Lexicography in the Nineteenth century.
  • Hughes, William Richard, A survey and record of the cottages and buildings of Felin-Nant, 1982.
  • Hughes, Zuzana, Some problems of elderly people in North Wales, 1975.
  • Jackson, Robert Wyn, The Growth of Caernarvon : a study in Historical Geography, 1949-1950.
  • Jones, Arthur, An investigation into the economics of livestock insurance, c. 1927.
  • Jones, Ernest Mansel, Theories of Consumption, with reference to demand for and production of food-stuffs in Great Britain, 1939.
  • Jones, Llewelyn, An edition of the correspondence of the First Marquess of Anglesey relating to the General Elections of 1830, 1831 and 1832 in Caernarvonshire and Anglesey, 1956
  • Jones, Alun R., A critical study of the literary works of Lewis Morris, 1701-1765, 1997.
  • Jones, Nia Lynn Powell, Plas Newydd - The study of a landed estate, 1999.
  • Kenyon, Elizabeth B., The slate industry and its place in the industrial structure of North West Wales, 1951.
  • Lloyd, Eluned C., The influence of the Methodist Movement on Social life in Wales, 1921.
  • Loesch, Katharine T., Dylan Thomas : Welsh Poetic Syntax.
  • Luff, Carol A., The growth of the Anglo-Irish sea link in Holyhead and its effect upon the economic and demographic aspects of the community, 1972.
  • O'Kelly, Kathleen Magdalen, A Demographic study of central Snowdonia and its coastlands in the nineteenth century, 1961.
  • O'Rahilly, Cecilia, Inter-relations of Ireland and Wales, 1919.
  • Owen, Goronwy Price, Translations of William Powell in NLW Ms Peniarth 321, 1988.
  • Owen, Prys Eifion, The establishment of the county intermediate schools in Caernarvonshire, 1957.
  • Owen, Prys Eifion, The Development of the bilateral system of secondary education in Caernarvonshire, 1939 to date, 1961.
  • Owen, Rhys, The history of the contribution of the Church of England to elementary education in Caernarvonshire up to 1870, 1940.
  • Owen, W. T., The life and thought of Dr Edward Williams, with special reference to his influence on Welsh and English Nonconformity.
  • Parry, Robert John, Second Hague Conference : The British attitude to the second Hague Conference : a study of newspaper opinion in England, 1906-1907, 1937.
  • Parry, Robert Palmer, A study of the education, life and work of Sarah Winifred Parry (Winnie Parry) 1870-1953, including a bibliography of her work, 1980.
  • Pierce, Gwladys, A critical estimate of Sir John Wynne's History of the Gwydir Family as an historical account, 1912.
  • Rees, William Henry, The vicissitudes of the Welsh language in the Marches of Wales, with special reference to its territorial distribution in modern times, 1947.
  • Rhodes, John N., The London Lead Company in North Wales, 1970.
  • Tate, Stephen, A catalogue of small finds from the Bronze ell wreck, 1989.
  • Thomas, Eifiona Elisabeth, The Socio-Economic Context of Agricultural and Ecological Change in the Llyn Peninsula, 1993.
  • Thomas, Heather Janette, Children should be seen and not heard. Victorian childhood - the Journals of Margaret Hay Williams, 1997.
  • Thomas, John Alun, House of Commons. An inquiry into the change in the character of the House of Commons, 1832-1901.
  • Turner, Stephen, Theological Themes in the English Works of Williams, Pantycelyn, 1981.
  • Williams, J. Gwynn, Sir John Vaughan Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, 1952.
  • Williams, William Philip, Wales and the French Revolution : The Influence of the French Revolution on the Political and Social Life of Wales, 1925.
  • Wright, E.G., Bishop Humphrey Humphreys (1648-1712) - A study of the literary and antiquarian movements in Wales in the 17th and early 18th centuries, 1948.

Administrative / Biographical History

These theses and dissertations have been presented to the Archives Department of the University of Wales over an extensive period of years. They cover a wide variety of subjects and have been submitted for degrees at the University of Liverpool, University of Wales and the University of London etc. The research work, in several cases, was carried out at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.


Items incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts. There is no apparent system of arrangement.

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 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 389, 8704, 1064, 11511, 11820, 13500, 13508-13509, 13555, 15234-15236, 15369, 15415, 15516, 15705, 15707, 16031, 16033, 20399, 24348-24349, 26966-26968, 27632-27633, 31264, 32956, 34523, 35493, 36479, 36487-36489, 37967, 38141-38143, 38225, 38227, 38795

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