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Recent Acquisitions

    The Archives and Special Collections accepts material that has a thematic, geographical or other connection to its existing holdings. It also accepts original and unique archival records and special collections which support current or future research, teaching and learning in Bangor University and the wider community.

    Bangor University prefers that all archives and special collections are donated as a gift rather than deposited. For further information click on our Terms and Conditions of Deposit.

    Here are some of the main collections received by the Archives in recent years

  • Papers of Prof. Eric Sunderland (former Vice-Chancellor of Bangor University)
  • Papers of Dr Enid P. Roberts (former lecturer of the School of Welsh, Bangor University)
  • Book of sermons, 1686-1687
  • Letter  by Waldo Williams discussing ‘Mewn Dau Gae’, 1958
  • Portfolio of water-colours by Margaet Louisa Wyatt, 1883-1886
  • Collection of drama scripts in the possession of John Gwilym Jones (1904-1988)
  • Papers of Rachel Bromwich (1915-2010), Celtic scholar
  • Papers of Judge Dewi Watcyn Powell
  • Daily reports of Penrhyn Quarry Strike
  • Diaries of John Owen, Bronnydd, Llanfaglan
  • Caerynwch Estate Papers
  • Dr Peter Lloyd, died 2015 (former staff member of the School of Chemistry, Bangor Unviersity)
  • St. Winifreds School Records, Llanfairfechan (additional to material already held by A&SC)
  • Sir Huw Wheldon Papers, 1916-1986
  • Cynan Papers (additional to material already held by A&SC)
  • Professor Gwyn Thomas Papers, 1936-2016 (former Professor of Welsh at Bangor University)
  • Thomas Richards, Librarian, 1878-1962
  • Paget Papers (additional to Plas Newydd material already held by A&SC)
  • Nansi Mary Pugh, 1918-2014
  • Dr Gwilym Pari Huws, 1894-1979 (additional to material already held by A&SC)
  • J.T. Jones, 1894-1975 (additional to material already held by A&SC)
  • Tom Sherratt Collection of Election Ephemera
  • Royal Anglesey Yacht Club
  • Nanney-Williams Collection (additional to Nannau material already held by A&SC)
  • International Arthurian Society (British Branch) Records 1960s-1980s
  • J.O. Roberts, actor, 1932-2016
  • Enid Wyn Jones, 1909-1967