File NLW MS 16214C. - Owen Glyndwr Memorial Institute Papers,

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NLW MS 16214C.


Owen Glyndwr Memorial Institute Papers,


  • 1927-1938. (Creation)

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45 ff.

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Sir Alfred T. Davies; Brighton; Donation; June and July 1941

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Letters and papers, 1927-1938, accumulated by Sir Alfred T. Davies, relating to the Owen Glyndwr Memorial Institute, Glyndyfrdwy, Merionethshire, and Tŷ Mawr, Wybrnant, Penmachno, Caernarfonshire.
The file includes ten letters, 1932-1934, from Walter L. Irvine, landscape architect, to Sir Alfred T. Davies, President of the Memorial Committee, concerning proposed gardens for the Institute (ff. 7-25); papers relating to the commemorative stone, 1931, the opening of the memorial hall, 1932 (ff. 26-32), and the foundation and administration of the Institute (ff. 33-40). In addition, the file contains two letters, 1927-1928, addressed to Sir Alfred T. Davies from J. Elias Jones, regarding the preservation and future of Tŷ Mawr, Wybrnant, Penmachno, Caernarfonshire (ff. 42-5).

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their readers' tickets.

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Further papers relating to the Owen Glyndwr Memorial Institute are NLW MS 17403D; NLW, NLW ex 2381; NLW, T. I. Ellis I16; and NLW, Council for the Preservation of Rural Wales 10/4. A report, 1983, on Tŷ Mawr, Wybrnant, by the architect Richard Haslam is NLW ex 912.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 16214C.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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August 2006.


  • English



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Description compiled by Siân Bowyer;

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  • Text: NLW MS 16214C.