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Bangor University
Museum of Welsh Antiquities Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MUS

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Museum of Welsh Antiquities Papers

Short Title: Museum of Welsh Antiquities Papers

Creation date(s): 1823 - 1970

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 47 items

Name of creator(s): Staff of the University College of North Wales

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Bangor Museum and Art Gallery which is now located at Gwynedd Road, Bangor was originally known as the Museum of Welsh Antiquities and based at the University College of North Wales.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: This fonds consists of a miscellaneous collection of material accumulated by the Museum of Welsh Antiquities located at the University College of North Wales, mainly relating to the University and surrounding area. It includes Museum visitors books, 1939-1967; newspaper cuttings concerning various subjects including the National Eisteddfod at Bangor, 1890; exemplification of a recovery relating to land at Clynnog, Caernarfonshire; photographs of clerics from Caernarfonshire, Anglesey and Liverpool; a social report relating to Amlwch, Anglesey, ca. 1831; a bundle of letters to Sir Harry Reichel, first Principal of the University College of North Wales and others on a variety of subjects relating to the University, ca. 1884-1900.
Also, proposals relating to the rehousing of the Museum in Penrhyn Castle, 1968.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: There is no apparent system of arrangement. Material 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 at the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 20401, 24317-24345, 25275-25391

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Material deposited by Professor A.H. Dodd, on the transfer of the Museum of Welsh Antiquities to new premises.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, September 2001. Amended by Elen Wyn Simpson, March 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
Correspondence | Wales
Museums | Wales | Bangor
Photographs | Wales

Personal names

Corporate names
Museum of Welsh Antiquities
University College of North Wales, Bangor

Places
Bangor (Wales)

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