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National Library of Wales
Williams, Harri, collection of Aberdaron papers and letters

Reference code(s): GB 0210 HARWIIAMS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Harri Williams Collection of Papers and Letters

Short Title: Williams, Harri, collection of Aberdaron papers and letters

Creation date(s): 1757-1877

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.029 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Harri Williams

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Harri Williams acquired a diverse collection of papers and letters, including correspondence of his relative Griffiths Williams, who worked as a coal and silver ore miner in the United States in the 1860s, and papers relating to Aberdaron, Caernarfonshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers and letters collected by Harri Williams, 1757-1877, including deeds relating to the parish of Aberdaron, Carnarfonshire, 1757-1839; letters from Griffiths Williams in America to his parents, 1863-1877; and papers relating to the sloop or smack 'Selah' of Pwllheli, 1841.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: a doctor's diagnosis and prescription book; deeds; shipbuilding records; and letters.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at NLW have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Harri Williams, Rhoshirwaun, in 1957.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some of the papers pre-cede the life of Harri Williams.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Harri Williams Collection of Papers and Letters.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Aberdaron
United States | Description and travel
Welsh | United States
Williams, Griffith, | of San Francisco and Nevada | Correspondence

Personal names
Williams , Griffith , of San Francisco and Nevada
Williams , Harri , of Rhoshirwaun

Corporate names
Selah (Sloop)

Places
Aberdaron (Wales)
California ()
Nevada ()

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