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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Caernarfonshire County Library papers and miscellanea

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/2641

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: County Library Papers and Miscellanea

Short Title: Caernarfonshire County Library papers and miscellanea

Creation date(s): 1883-1973

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Caernarfonshire County Library

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Caernarfonshire County Library, Llanberis Road, Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, collected a range of materials relating to local history. In 1982, the County Library was replaced by a new Public Library building, which houses the Local Studies Collection.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Caernarfonshire County Library records, 1931-1973; miscellaneous printed materials, 1883-1969; newspaper cuttings, 1943-1957; plans, 1952, 1954; and photographs.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into: library records; miscellaneous; newspaper cuttings; plans; and photographs.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. The catalogue is available online.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Catalogue of the Papers and miscellanea from the County Library; correspondence with Hywel James,Principal Librarian of the Gwynedd Library Service

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Caernarfonshire County Library | Archives
Gwynedd (Wales) | Photographs
Gwynedd (Wales) | Press coverage
Libraries | Wales

Personal names

Corporate names
Caernarvonshire County Library

Places
Caernarfon (Wales)
Caernarvonshire (Wales)

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