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Bangor University
War Relics Exhibition Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS WRE

Held at: Bangor University

Title: War Relics Exhibition Papers

Short Title: War Relics Exhibition Papers

Creation date(s): 1955

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 8 items

Name of creator(s): British Legion, Menai Bridge Branch


Administrative/Biographical history: In August 1955 a four-day war relics exhibition was organised by the local branch of the British Legion at Menai Bridge, Anglesey, north Wales. Relics of seven wars dating from Napoleonic times were assembled which were regarded so highly that it was reported in the North Wales Chronicle that Legion members took turns to sleep at the venue to guard the collection at night.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises papers relating to the war relics exhibition, Menai Bridge, 1955. Includes photographs, correspondence, cuttings and visitors' book etc.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged 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: 25787-25794

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, May 2002.

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

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


Personal names

Corporate names
British Legion | Menai Bridge Branch
War Relics Exhibition (Menai Bridge, Wales)


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