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Ben Morgan Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 BENGAN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Ben Morgan Papers

Short Title: Ben Morgan Papers

Creation date(s): 1924-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Ben Morgan


Administrative/Biographical history: Ben Morgan (fl. 1981-4), of Workington, Cumbria, gathered material relating to the Welsh community of Workington, and the Workington Festival, founded by William Griffiths ('Ifander', 1830-1910).


Scope and content/abstract: Papers, [c. 1924]-1983, relating to Workington Music Festival, including correspondence, 1925-1983, programmes, 1934-1935, press cuttings, [c. 1924]-1982, and photographs.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: correspondence; notes; printed material; and photographs.

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 in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1984. The catalogue can be accessed on-line from:

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr Ben Morgan, Cumbria, 1984.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following sources were used for the preparation of the description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1984.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003

Music festivals | England | Workington
Welsh | England | West Cumbria
Workington Music Festival | Archives

Personal names
Morgan , Ben , of Workington

Corporate names
Workington Music Festival

Workington (England)

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