Papers of Meirion Jones, 1934-1956, comprising committee minutes of the Urdd National Eisteddfod in Blaenau Festiniog, 1934-1936; letters relating to the Urdd and other subjects, 1936-1956; and notebook containing essays of D. J. Williams, Llanbedr, [20th century].
Papurau Meirion Jones, Bala
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 220 Z/M/451
- Dates of Creation1934-1956
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh English
- Physical Description(26 items)
- Direct Link
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Meirion Jones (1907-1970) was a primary school headmaster in Llandrillo, 1939-1945, Dyffryn Ardudwy, 1945-1950, and Bala, 1950-1970, Merionethshire. He was Secretary of the Merionethshire Urdd Gobaith Cymru committee, a member of the Urdd's Council and secretary of the Urdd National Eisteddfodau of 1936 and 1954. he came into the possession of a notebook of David John (D. J.) Williams (1886-1950) of Llanbedr, Merionethshire, author and schoolmaster.
Conditions Governing Access
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (ZM/451), catalogue; Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1941-1970 (London, 2001).
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply
All records have been retained
Accruals are not expected