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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Cymdeithas Hanes Pennal a Corris, casgliad (collection)

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DEE

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Casgliad Cymdeithas Hanes Pennal a Corris

Short Title: Cymdeithas Hanes Pennal a Corris, casgliad (collection)

Creation date(s): 1842-[1984]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Cymdeithas Hanes Pennal a Corris

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Cymdeithas Hanes Pennal a Corris ('the Pennal and Corris Historical Society') collected photographs and other historical items relating to the parishes of Pennal and Corris and surrounding area, in the southern part of Merionethshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers collected by Cymdeithas Hanes Pennal a Corris relating to those areas of southern Merionethshire, 1842-[1984], including photographs and postcards, 1900-[1950s] and [n. d.], relating to agriculture, buildings, schools, railways and other transport, quarries, people and views mainly in the Corris and Aberllefenni areas; miscellaneous books, periodicals, programmes and other printed matter, 1864-1975; letters, 1906-1962; memorial cards, 1848-1920; records relating to local Friendly Societies, 1842-1946; oral history tapes, [1983]; collections of hymns and other music, 1884-1925; programmes for various musical assemblies, 1885-1970; chapel annual reports, 1914-1927, 1967; Pwyllgor Eglwysi Efengylaidd Corris a'r Cylch minutes, 1924-1966; financial records of Corris and District Council of Churches, 1956-1982, vouchers and other miscellaneous financial records, 1904-1934; pand lans and sections of Corris cottages, [19th century]-[20th century].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: agriculture; buildings; schools; railways and transport; quarries; people; views; miscellaneous photographs; letters, books, programmes and accounts; photograph album; list of items given with the deposit; oral history tapes; miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Rev. Geraint ap Iorwerth, Y Rheithordy, Pennal, Machynlleth, Powys, on behalf of the Society.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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: Meirionnydd Archives, Casgliad Cymdeithas Hanes Pennal a Corris, rhestr (catalogue).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Corris (Wales) | Religious life and customs
Gwynedd (Wales) | Photographs
Hymns, Welsh language | Wales | Corris
Oral history | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Corporate names
Cymdeithas Hanes Pennal a Corris

Places
Aberllefenni (Wales)
Corris (Wales)
Pennal (Wales)

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