Waldo Williams Poetry

Scope and Content

Typescript collections of the poetry of Waldo Williams.

Administrative / Biographical History

Waldo Williams, poet, was born in 1904 in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire. He attended Narberth Grammar School and the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth where he read English. He was a pacifist and a supporter of Plaid Cymru and is considered to be one of the most original poets of the 20th century. He died in 1971.

For further biographical information consult The Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Access Information

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, March 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 10498, 15513, 34495

Conditions Governing Use

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