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Bangor University
Printer's Scrap Book

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS PSB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Printer's Scrap Book

Short Title: Printer's Scrap Book

Creation date(s): 1856-1864

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 263 items

Name of creator(s): Unknown

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: No biographical information was available regarding the creator of this scrapbook, other than that he was a printer based in the Vale of Clwyd, north Wales. The documents collected provide a very comprehensive picture of the activities of town and countryside.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A scrapbook containing a varied and interesting assortment of items produced by a printer from the Vale of Clwyd. Includes programmes, advertisements and notices of such events as raffles, shooting matches, ploughing competitions, rustic sports etc. Also, posters regarding the new Vale of Clwyd Railway, references to rewards for finding strays, bankrupt sales, and memorial cards.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: 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: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 523

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, January 2004.

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

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


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