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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Williams, Walter, Dinas Mawddwy, papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/507

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Papurau Walter Williams, Bodathro, Dinas Mawddwy

Short Title: Williams, Walter, Dinas Mawddwy, papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): 1894-1965

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (25 items)

Name of creator(s): Walter Williams

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Mr Walter Williams (fl. 1966), of Dinas Mawddwy, Merionethshire, collected some papers relating to Neuadd Bentref Dinas Mawddwy (temporary village hall built in 1951, permanent building built in 1963). The Workers Educational Association (WEA) held evening classes in the village (Dosbarth Allanol Dinas Mawddwy); the tutors included Bob Owen, Croesor.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Walter Williams, 1894-1965, comprising letters, minutes, plans and other papers relating to the building and running of Neuadd Bentref Dinas Mawddwy village hall, 1907, 1936-1965; papers relating to Eisteddfod Meirion Dolgellau, 1951-1956; papers relating to WEA classes, Dosbarth Allanol Dinas Mawddwy, 1954-1963, including historical notes by Bob Owen, Croesor; copies of Cymru'r Plant, 1894-1895.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Eisteddfod Meirion Dolgellau; Dinas Mawddwy village hall; and evening classes.

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:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from name of donor. Some ematerial pre-dates the birth of the donor.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection, 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
Adult education | Wales | Gwynedd
Dinas Mawddwy (Wales) | History
Neuadd Bentref Dinas Mawddwy (Village hall) | Archives

Personal names
Owen , Bob , 1885-1962
Williams , Walter , of Bodathro

Corporate names
Eisteddfod Gadeiriol Meirion
Neuadd Bentref Dinas Mawddwy | (Village hall)
Workers' Educational Association | Dosbarth Allanol Dinas Mawddwy

Places
Dinas Mawddwy (Wales)

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