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Bangor University
Miscellaneous Letters and Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MLPA

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Miscellaneous Letters and Papers

Short Title: Miscellaneous Letters and Papers

Creation date(s): 1835-1915

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 25 items

Name of creator(s): Thomas Shankland

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: This miscellaneous collection of letters and papers was compiled by Thomas Shankland, the Librarian of the University College of North Wales. It was acquired by him from various individuals including, Grace Ellis, the Assistant Librarian of the University College of North Wales.
John Jones the astronomer, to which a number of these documents relate, was born in Anglesey in 1818 and died in 1898. Samuel Smiles, the English author, wrote his biography.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A miscellaneous collection of letters and papers, a number of which relate to John Jones the Astronomer. Amongst the correspondents are the Earl of Powis, G. Duckett, Principal T.C. Edwards, Ceiriog, W. Lewis Jones, J.G. Underhill etc. The subject of the correspondence is as varied as it's creators.

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 detailed typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 479

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Grace Ellis and others.

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects

Personal names
Ellis , Grace , of Bangor
Jones , John , 1818-1898
Shankland , Thomas , 1858-1927

Corporate names

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