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Anglesey Archives
Owen, Derec, photographs

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WSM 376

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Derec Owen Photographs

Short Title: Owen, Derec, photographs

Creation date(s): 1917-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.052 cubic metres (749 photographs)

Name of creator(s): Derec Owen


Administrative/Biographical history: Derec Owen, photographer, was active in the 1980s and 1990s. He took a particular interest in the people, social life, landscape and architecture of Anglesey, and his work reflects many aspects of the life of the island.


Scope and content/abstract: Photographs, 1917-1991, taken by Derec Owen of scenes representing a wide range of Anglesey and Caernarfonshire life, including Associated Tyre Specialists; Barry Baynham; post boxes; Brynsiencyn; sports; quarries; hay-raking; council; churches and chapels; eisteddfodau; Ffair Borth (Menai Bridge); Ifan Gruffydd; Llangefni dairy; Llanddwyn; Llanfairpwll; Llynon; mini marathon, Borth (Menai Bridge); Moel y Don; Plaid Cymru; local people, special characters and weddings; bridges; J. Pritchard, Bryn Ddôl, Llanddona; the scanner at Ysbyty Gwynedd; Theatr Bara Caws; Theatr Fach; Kyffin Williams; Hogia Paradwys; and drama.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged broadly by subject.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document, in this case Welsh.

Language codes: engwel


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

Accruals: Accruals are expected.

Archival history: Not known

Immediate source of acquisition: Not known



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Moore for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Catalogue, Casgliad Derec Owen.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003

Anglesey (Wales) | Photographs
Anglesey (Wales) | Social conditions | Photographs
Buildings | Wales | Photographs
Caernarvonshire (Wales) | Photographs
Landscape | Wales | Photographs

Personal names
Owen , Derec
Williams , Kyffin , 1918-2006

Corporate names
Theatr Fach (Llangefni, Wales)

Anglesey (Wales)
Llanddona (Wales)
Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll (Wales)
Llangefni (Wales)
Menai Bridge (Wales)

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