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Dr Roderic Bowen Papers
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Addresses

The file consists mainly of notes of the addresses of friends and acquaintances kept by Dr Roderic Bowen.

British Council

The file contains mainly letters, 1976-1980, to Dr Roderic Bowen relating to his membership of the Board of the British Council.

British Council

Committee of Inquiry on Bilingual Road Signs

The file comprises correspondence and papers, 1972, relating to the proceedings and report of the Committee of Inquiry on Bilingual Road Signs chaired by Dr Roderic Bowen. It includes letters from Dr Gwynfor Evans, Peter Thomas MP (later the Lord ...

Evans, Gwynfor.

Dr Roderic Bowen Papers

  • GB 0210 RODBOW
  • Fonds
  • 1901-2002

The fonds consists of a disappointingly small group of miscellaneous papers accumulated by Dr Roderic Bowen during the course of his political career and public life. They include printed matter, 1901-1993, press cuttings, 1906-1992, speech notes,...

Bowen, Roderic

Kate Roberts, Two Old Men

The file contains a copy of Kate Roberts, Two Old Men and Other Stories (Gwasg Gregynog, 1981) presented to Dr Roderic Bowen to mark his retirement as president of St Davids University College, Lampeter, June 1992, and bearing a dedication from Pr...

Robbins, Keith John

Knighthood

The file comprises correspondence and papers, 2000-2001, relating to the abortive attempt to secure a knighthood for Dr Roderic Bowen. The file includes letters from Lord Cledwyn, Lord Elis Thomas and Lord Hooson.

Cledwyn of Penrhos, Cledwyn Hughes, Baron, 1916-2001

Letters to Roderic Bowen

The file contains stray, unrelated letters, 1955-2001, addressed to Dr Roderic Bowen. Among the correspondents are Gwilym Prys Davies, 1989, Anthony Eden, 1955, and Harold Macmillan, [1950s].

Prys-Davies, Gwilym Prys Davies, Baron, 1923-

Personalia and miscellanea

The file consists of miscellaneous items accumulated by Dr Roderic Bowen during the course of his career. They include copies of his election address circulated to the Cardiganshire electorate in 1945 and 1951, photocopies of papers relating to Dr...

Pocket diaries

The file consists of pocket diaries, 1985-2000, containing brief notes of engagements and appointments and a few other general notes.

Press cuttings

The file comprises press cuttings accumulated by Dr Roderic Bowen. Some relate to his appointment as a Queen's Counsel in 1952, his appointment as Deputy Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee in 1965 and subsequent defeat as the Liberal ca...

Printed items

The file comprises miscellaneous printed items, 1901-1993, accumulated by Dr Roderic Bowen during his political, legal and public career. It includes a copy of The Cardigan Record for August 1901.

Secret Papers

The file consists of a letter and papers relating to the recording of a programme on Dr Roderic Bowen in the BBC Wales radio series Secret Papers.

Speech notes

The file contains brief outline speech notes in the hand of Dr Roderic Bowen prepared for delivering addresses on social and political occasions.

Sympathy letters and cards

The file consists of letters and cards addressed to Miss Joan Cooper expressing sympathy on the death of Dr Roderic Bowen in July 2001. Some of the correspondents pay tribute to, and reflect on, his life and work.