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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Williams, Mansel, papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/7891, XS/3401

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Papurau Mansel Williams

Short Title: Williams, Mansel, papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): 1913-1989

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 149 items

Name of creator(s): Mansel Williams


Administrative/Biographical history: Huw Mansel Williams (fl. 1936-1989) was Director of Education for Caernarfonshire County Council, 1947-1974. He was awarded a CBE in 1974.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Mansel Williams, 1913-1989, including addresses by him, 1950-1961; programmes, 1936-1968, and other papers relating to education, 1913-1973; newspaper cutting relating mainly to Mansel Williams and education, [1944]-[1980s]; ephemera relating to Caernarfonshire County Council and Bangor Borough Council, 1958-1986, and to the Investiture, 1969; tributes, orders of service and other items relating to specific individuals, 1945-1989; catalogues and programmes for cultural events, 1939-1982; menus and toasts, 1954-1958; photographs relating to Caernarfonshire, 1946-1974, and an oil painting of David Lloyd George, [c. 1948].


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: education; County Council; newspaper cuttings; Bangor Borough Council; Investiture; people; menus; exhibitions, theatre, dance and concerts; miscellaneous; photographs.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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

Detailed catalogue

Language codes: weleng


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Mansel Williams, Cyfarwyddwr Addysg Sir Gaernarfon, rhestr (Papers of Mansel Williams, Director of Education for Caernarvonshire, catalogue).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2004

Caernarvonshire (Wales) | Photographs
Education | Wales | Gwynedd
Printed ephemera | Wales | Gwynedd
Williams, Mansel | Archives

Personal names
Williams , Mansel

Corporate names

Caernarvonshire (Wales)

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