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Bangor University
Photographic collection featuring North Wales

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MAY

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Photographic collection featuring North Wales

Short Title: Photographic collection featuring North Wales

Creation date(s): [192-]

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 196 items

Name of creator(s): F.H. May

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The photographs were taken by F.H. May, a professional photographer, based at Pwllheli on the Lleyn peninsula in the county of Gwynedd, formerly Caernarfonshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The collection consists of glass negatives of photographs taken by F.H. May, a professional photographer in the 1920's. Material relates to various places in North Wales and features churches, chapels, castles and other local landmarks. Locations featured are Aberdaron, Abersoch, Cerrigydrudion, Clynnog, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Creuddyn, Cricieth, Denbigh, Harlech, Llandudno, Llaniestyn, Llanystumdwy, Nefyn, Puffin Island, Rhydyclafdy and Tudweiliog. There is also a card index of descriptions, in alphabetical order, relating to the negatives.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material has been arranged firstly into sections according to its location in the former county units of Caernarfonshire, Denbighshire and Merionethshire and alphabetically within those sections. It has been incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts.

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: Item level word processed list is available at the Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 20201-20396.

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 2001

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Photograph collections | Wales, North | [1920-1929]

Personal names
May , F. H. , 1878-1960

Corporate names

Places
Wales, North ()

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