Cyfeirgôd(au): GB 0222 BMSS RDDE
Teitl: Robin Ddu Eryri Manuscripts
Teitl byr: Robin Ddu Eryri Manuscripts
Dyddiad(au) creu: c. 1850 - c. 1880
Lefel disgrifio: fonds
Maint a chyfrwng: 4 items
Enw'r crewr/crewyr: Robin Ddu Eryri.
Hanes bywgraffyddol/gweinyddol: Robin Ddu Eryri, as described by Thomas Richards, former librarian of the University of Wales Bangor, was a lecturer, a bard, a preacher, a teetotaller, a drunkard and a bounder!
He was born in Caernarfon in 1804 as Robert Parry the son of a tailor and bone doctor. He had several professions. He was an itinerant bard, a teacher, lecturer, preacher and a clerk in a solicitor's office. Robin Ddu Eryri also spoke on behalf of the Mormons and was editor of Y Wawr between 1850-1852. He died in 1892.
He composed hundreds of elegies and poems for weddings and a volume of his poetry was published in 1857 under the title, Teithiau Barddoniaeth Robyn Ddu, which also included his autobiography.
Natur a chynnwys: Manuscripts consisting of: a bound volume of letters, poems and miscellaneous items such as tickets and notices of lectures by Robin Ddu Eryri; a manuscript in the format of a diary recording Robin Ddu Eryri's trial and tribulations living amongst the Mormons in Wales, 1853-1854; an essay on John Elias; a form of Welsh dictionary, providing quick and witty definitions to common terms and names, beginning with 'adroddwr cofus' and finishing with 'uniondeb'.
Trefniant: Manuscripts incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
Amodau gweld: Open to all users.
Amodau copïo: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.
Rhestri cymorth: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 752-755
Ffynhonnell: Items received in 1931.
Deunydd perthynol: Further material relating to Robin Ddu Eryri is held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales. Consult the card index at the Department for further details.
Nodiadau: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2002.
Rheolau catalogio: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines
Dyddiad(au )cwblhau'r catalog: Prior to 16-11-2004