Thomas Parry (author)

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Sir Thomas Parry FBA (4 August 1904 – 22 April 1985) was a Welsh author and academic. He was Librarian of the National Library of Wales from 1953 to 1958, Principal of the University College of Wales Aberystwyth from 1958 to 1969 and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales from 1961 to 1963 and 1967 to 1969. [1]

The Thomas Parry Library located on Aberystwyth University's Llanbadarn Campus was named in his honour in 1995.[2]

Offices held[edit]

Academic offices
Preceded by
Goronwy Rees
Principal of the University College of Wales Aberystwyth
1958–1969
Succeeded by
Sir Goronwy Daniel
Preceded by
William Llewelyn Davies
Librarian of the National Library of Wales
1953–1958
Succeeded by
E. D. Jones

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