Papers of Bangor City Literary and Debating Society

Scope and Content


  • Minute books, March 1950-December 1971
  • Programmes of debates and lectures, 1928-1971

Administrative / Biographical History

Bangor City Literary and Debating Society was founded in 1921, its first secretary was Mr. G. Thompson. The Society met on a weekly basis, organised debates and lectures on a wide range of social, political and general interest topics. Latterly, meetings were held at the School of Engineering of the University of Wales, Bangor.


Material is arranged according to record type, then in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

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Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, April 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 24255-24259

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.