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Papers of Robert Thomas David Williams

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RTDW

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Papers of Robert Thomas David Williams

Short Title: Papers of Robert Thomas David Williams

Creation date(s): 1962 - 1985

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 198 items

Name of creator(s): Robert Thomas David Williams of Penygarreg, Menai Bridge, Anglesey, 1920 - 1985

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Robert Thomas David Williams, born in 1920, attended the University College of North Wales between 1938 and 1941 and gained a degree in Welsh. He joined the Royal Air Force during the Second World War and then studied law at the London School of Economics.
He was the Deputy Clerk of Anglesey County Council before becoming Clerk of Montgomery County Council.
R.T.D. Williams was secretary of the National Eisteddfod Council from 1971 until his death in 1985, and a member of the Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales from 1978, also until his death.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The collection consists of papers relating to the National Eisteddfod dating from 1962 - 1985. These include files with reports, pamphlets, handbooks, correspondence, staff contracts, accounts and details of publications and appointments. Also, Eisteddfod compositions, lists of Gorsedd members and copies of deeds relating to memorial prizes.
The papers of the Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales consist mainly of reports and reviews of boroughs and districts arranged into the former counties of Clwyd, Dyfed, Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, West Glamorgan, Gwent, Gwynedd, Powys and Dyfed. Also included are Robert Thomas David Williams' working papers as a member of the Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales containing agendas, minutes, correspondence and reports. Also files containing material regarding the National Boundary between England and Wales and the Review of District Electoral Arrangements.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged according to subject, record type, geographical areas and chronologically.

Conditions governing access: Open to all users, apart from the National Eisteddfod papers which are restricted - the Archivist's permission must be obtained before consultation.

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

Finding aids: An item level catalogue is available at the Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts : 34215 - 34412

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Descripton compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, September 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
Boundaries | Wales | Law and legislation

Personal names
Williams , Robert Thomas David , 1920-1985

Corporate names
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru
Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales

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