Series AF2 - O.M. Edwards: letters to his brothers Edward and John Edwards

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O.M. Edwards: letters to his brothers Edward and John Edwards


  • 1880-1891 (Creation)

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1 folder

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Edward Edwards was professor of History, 1896-1930, and vice-principal of the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. He was born in Llanuwchllyn and was the brother of writer and educationalist O. M. Edwards.

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The series consists of letters written by Edwards to his brothers Edward and John (the precise recipient is not usually identified) mainly from Aberystwyth and Oxford, together with some letters written from the Continent. The letters describe his experiences and activities, both academic pursuits and leisure interests, in some detail. There are many references to family news and events.

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Welsh, English

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Further letters from Owen to his brothers, 1883, are AF5/1. Letters from Edward Edwards, 1881-1917, are CM/2 and letters, 1880-1916, from John Edwards are CM/3.

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Preferred citation: AF2

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  • Text: AF2.