Miscellaneous Printed Ephemera

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This fonds is an accumulation of miscellaneous printed ephemera including reports, lists, notices, pamphlets, proposals, petitions and advertising material relating to a wide variety of subjects mainly concerning Anglesey and Caernarfonshire. Subjects include public works, bridges, roads; trade and banking; taxation; law; the militia; elections; church building and repairs; education; culture; agriculture; sport; charities and the poor; the sea and shipping.

Administrative / Biographical History

Much of the material in this collection was created and accumulated by officials of parishes and boroughs throughout counties Anglesey and Caernarfonshire (now Gwynedd), such as material relating to public works, legal matters and church building etc. Other documents in the collection, including those relating to agriculture, sport, culture and advertising material were created by representatives of the organisations involved such as committee members of various societies and clubs.

Arrangement

Material is arranged according to subject in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users

Note

Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, October 2001

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department at the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 29493-29644