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Powys County Archives Office
Cardiff Libraries, Montgomeryshire papers

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/D/CL

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: Cardiff Libraries, Montgomeryshire Papers

Short Title: Cardiff Libraries, Montgomeryshire papers

Creation date(s): 1775-[1950s]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1 box

Name of creator(s): Cardiff Central Library


Administrative/Biographical history: Cardiff Central Library accumulated newspaper cuttings, printed illustrations and historic papers relating to all parts of Wales, including Montgomeryshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Visual material relating to Montgomeryshire, 1775-[1950s], comprising engravings, 1775-[c. 1855], photographs, 1864-[1950s], and magazine cuttings and articles, 1871-1936, particularly of Machynlleth, Montgomery and Montgomery Castle, Newtown, Welshpool and Powis Castle; sale particulars for the Dolforgan and Ystumcolwyn estates in Castle Caereinion, Kerry, Llanfair Caereinion and Meifod, Montgomeryshire, and Beguildy, Radnorshire, 1821-1921; and printed ephemera, 1867-1937.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: cuttings and illustrative material; and sales particulars and ephemera.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: M/D/CL/2 deposited by South Glamorgan Libraries from Cardiff Central Library, 1986.



Note: Title supplied from name of depositor. The collection contains earlier material accumulated by the depositor.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Cardiff Libraries (M/D/CL), catalogues.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2005

Powys (Wales) | Photographs
Powys (Wales) | Pictorial works
Printed ephemera | Wales | Powys
Sales particulars | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Corporate names
Cardiff Central Library (Wales)
Dolforgan Estate (Wales)
Ystumcolwyn Estate (Wales)

Machynlleth (Wales)
Montgomery (Wales)
Montgomeryshire (Wales)
Newtown (Powys, Wales)
Powis Castle (Wales)
Welshpool (Wales)

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