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Bangor University
R. S. Williams of Bangor Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RSW

Held at: Bangor University

Title: R. S. Williams of Bangor Papers

Short Title: R. S. Williams of Bangor Papers

Creation date(s): 1886 - c. 1936

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): R. S. Williams.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: R. S. Williams was a native of Llanrug, Caernarfonshire. He was a zealous church goer and a stout Conservative. In 1886 he emigrated to Australia and returned in 1892 before setting off to New York. He soon returned to Britain and worked in Liverpool as a tram driver before being employed by the London and North Western Railway. He married three times, and died in 1937.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A short account by R. S. Williams of a voyage from Melbourne to Southampton, April 1892-June 1892, along with details of later events, up until September 1894, such as a journey to New York. Enclosed are a few letters, 1886-1887.
Also, an index to the journal Y Geninen, dating from 1883-1928, a work for which R. S. Williams won £20 at the National Eisteddfod in Fishguard in 1936.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Items 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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 2426, 2443

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Item 2426 presented to the University of Wales Bangor in 1938.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2002.

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
Voyages and travels | 19th century

Personal names
Williams , R. S. , d. 1937

Corporate names
Y Geninen

Places

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