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Bangor University
Gladys Marie Roseveare Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS GLA

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Gladys Marie Roseveare Papers

Short Title: Gladys Marie Roseveare Papers

Creation date(s): 1917 February - 1980's

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 28 items

Name of creator(s): Gladys Marie Roseveare


Administrative/Biographical history: Gladys Marie Roseveare was private secretary to Sir Harry Reichel, Principal of the University College of North Wales, 1914-1927. She lived in Germany and also spent time in France and Spain and was fluent in German, French and Spanish. She accompanied Sir Harry to New Zealand for 6 months in 1925 when he acted as Chairman of the Royal Commission to enquire into university education there. Miss Roseveare also acted as assistant registrar of the UCNW during 1918-19 and was responsible for the keeping of college records, registers, correspondence with the Board of Education and providing secretarial support for the University Senate, Council and Committee meetings. In 1927 she became private secretary to H.W. Herring of Standard Electrica in Madrid.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises material relating to the University College of North Wales, 1917-1984 including drawings and photographs by Gladys Marie Roseveare, and letters she received. Other documents include a passenger list of the S.S. Empress of Scotland on the voyage from Quebec to Southampton, 1925, letters of recommendation from Sir Harry Reichel and John Edward Lloyd of the University College of North Wales, 1927, Miss Roseveare's curriculum vitae, 1929 and undated postcards relating to travel in India.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged according to record type, then in chronological order and 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 Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 33013-33040

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by Miss R. Leiffmann of Tan-rhiw, Cwm-y-glo.



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, March 2002.

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

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

Postcards | India | 20th century

Personal names
Reichel , Harry Rudolf , 1856-1931 , Sir
Roseveare , G. M.

Corporate names
Empress of Scotland (Ship)
University College of North Wales, Bangor


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