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Bangor University
Papers of the Caernarfonshire County Herb Committee

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS HERB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Papers of the Caernarfonshire County Herb Committee

Short Title: Papers of the Caernarfonshire County Herb Committee

Creation date(s): 1942-1946

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Caernarfonshire County Herb Committee

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Caernarfonshire County Herb Committee was formed at the University of Wales, Bangor in March 1942 by representatives of various organisations interested in the medicinal use of herbs and plants, particularly in wartime. Participating organisations included the Botanical Department at the University, the Local Education Committee, the Rural Community Council, the Women's Institute, and the Boy Scout and Girl Guide movements. During World War II the Directorate of Medical Supplies at the Ministry of Supply sponsored the Committee which disbanded in 1946.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Comprises a minute book of the Caernarfonshire County Herb Committee, 1942-1946 and a folder of leaflets and press cuttings recording the work done by the Committee during World War II organising the collection of medicinal plants by school children and others etc.

ACCESS AND USE

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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, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 8733-8734

Language codes: eng wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 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
Herbs | Therapeutic use
Herbs | Wales | Societies, etc.

Personal names

Corporate names
Caernarfonshire County Herb Committee

Places

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