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Bangor University
Menai Society Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MEN

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Menai Society Papers

Short Title: Menai Society Papers

Creation date(s): 1879-1903

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): Menai Society


Administrative/Biographical history: The Menai Society of Natural Science and Literature was established at Bangor, north Wales, in January 1879 with the aim of encouraging the study of science and literature. By 1880 membership had grown to 205. Between 1897 and 1903 the Society was very active in holding courses of lectures and readings on a variety of topics. It also published articles and set up a library for members' use.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises: Minutes and proceedings of the Menai Society, 1879-1903, with a copy of the first annual report and extracts from newspaper reports about meetings of the society Record book of the Menai Society Library, 1888-1896, containing suggestions by members regarding acquisition of new books and a register of books borrowed Minute book of the biological section of the Menai Society, 1891-1899


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material was received on separate occasions 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, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 239, 1886, 24662

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Material donated by Dr Griffith Evans



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

Societies | Wales, North

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Menai Society of Natural Science and Literature


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