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Bangor University
Caernarfon Branch, Bible Society Collection Books

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS CBBC

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Caernarfon Branch, Bible Society Collection Books

Short Title: Caernarfon Branch, Bible Society Collection Books

Creation date(s): 1867 - 1881

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 5 items

Name of creator(s): Officers of the British and Foreign Bible Society, Caernarfon Branch.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Many stories helped inspire the formation of the British and Foreign Bible Society in 1804. In Wales, the story of Mary Jones was known by all. She walked 25 miles from Llanfihangel-y-Pennant to Bala to buy a Welsh Bible from Thomas Charles, having saved her money over a period of 6 years.
Today, the British and Foreign Bible Society continues with the work of ensuring that the Bible's message is known, loved and understood.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Five collection books of the Caernarfonshire Branch (District 4) of the British and Foreign Bible Society, 1867-1868, 1874-1875, 1876, 1877-1879, 1879-1881.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically 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 typescript catalogues are available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 446, 1243-1246

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, August 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
Bible | Wales | Caernarfon | 19th century | Societies, etc.

Personal names

Corporate names
British and Foreign Bible Society | Caernarfonshire branch (District 4)

Places

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