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Bangor University
Margaret Williams's Commonplace-books

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MWC

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Margaret Williams's Commonplace-books

Short Title: Margaret Williams's Commonplace-books

Creation date(s): c. 1850 - c. 1890

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Unknown

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Margaret Williams of Rhos Ddu, Ffordd Groes, Gaerwen was a companion to the daughter of John Edwards Griffith, author of Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire families , 1914.
Commonplace-books were books in which passages, important for reference, were collected.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A book containing 3 essays : A Paper of Welsh Folklore , Plant and flower-lore and Why women's suffrage would be a national danger and 7 pages on Welsh home-made remedies.
Book of miscellaneous items e.g. history of Henllys Family, poems by Rev. Thomas Owen, Aberffraw, the churches and monasteries of Anglesey etc.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: 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: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 26003-26004

Language codes: eng wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Items purchased from Miss Margaret Williams.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, December 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
Commonplace-books

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Anglesey (Wales)
Caernarvonshire (Wales)

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