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Bangor University
Rev. W.H. Williams Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS WHW

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Rev. W.H. Williams Papers

Short Title: Rev. W.H. Williams Papers

Creation date(s): 1929 - 1965

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 147 items

Name of creator(s): Rev. W.H. Williams of Prestatyn, Flintshire.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Rev. W.H. Williams of Prestatyn, north Wales died in 1971. He spent some years as a missionary in Aijal in Lushai, India. In later years he became the north Wales secretary and then the Wales area secretary of the British and Foreign Bible Society.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A collection of correspondence and miscellaneous papers. The letters and copy letters between Rev. W.H. Williams and numerous correspondents relate mainly to Rev. W.H. Williams' journey to India and his missionary work there. A few also relate to the activities of the British and Foreign Bible Society. The miscellaneous papers also contain details regarding his missionary work. There are estimates of expenditure of the Lushai Mission and an Indian language examination paper for example. Also, included are such items as minutes of meetings and conferences of the Bible Society, newsletters, sermon notes, and an article on the history of the Pen-y-bryn chapel in Rhiwabon, Denbighshire.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: The collection has been incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts , arranged according to record type and then chronologically.

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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 27134 - 27280

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: The papers were received through the good offices of Mr David Hughes, bookseller, of Llandudno, north Wales.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Mr David Hughes of Llandudno deposited further miscellaneous items at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. These have also been incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts and are known as the David Hughes, Llandudno Collection .

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, November 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
Missionaries | India
Missionaries | Welsh
Missions | India

Personal names
Williams , W. H. , d. 1971

Corporate names
British and Foreign Bible Society | Wales area

Places
Mizoram (India)

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