Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Llythyrau Michael R. Hughes
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/5867
Title: Llythyrau Michael R. Hughes
Short title: Hughes, Michael R., llythyrau (letters)
Dates of creation: 1925-1929
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 12 items
Name of creator(s): Michael R. Hughes
Administrative and biographical history: Michael R. Hughes was born in Ty Hwnt i'r Mynydd, Clynnog, Caernarfonshire. He was educated at Ynys yr Arch school, Bwlch Derwin, and was a member of Brynengan chapel. He was apprenticed as a carpenter in Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire. By 1925, he had emigrated to Seattle, Washington. He won first prize at the Liverpool National Eisteddfod in 1929 for his story on the subject of 'Life in the United States or Canada'. While in Seattle he corresponded with his second cousin, William R. Williams of Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire.
Scope and content: Letters, 1925-1929, from Michael R. Hughes to William R. Williams, containing reminiscences of life in Caernarfonshire and news from Seattle, Washington.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: No information found
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Llythyrau Michael R. Hughes (Letters of Michael R. Hughes), catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: August 2004