Geraint Manuscripts

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

2 notebooks consisiting of poetry, sermon notes, elegies, letters, speeches etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

Geraint, a rural poet from Llandwrog, Caernarfonshire, was the brother of Owen Griffith Owen (Alafon) and William Griffith Owen (Llifon). His real name is not known and no further biographical information was available at time of compilation of description.

Arrangement

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

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Donated by J.W. Jones, Minffordd, Ffestiniog in 1929.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 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 501-501A

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

Material relating to Alafon, the brother of Geraint, is also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.

Personal Names