Gladys Marie Roseveare Papers

Scope and Content

Comprises material relating to the University College of North Wales, 1917-1984 including drawings and photographs by Gladys Marie Roseveare, and letters she received. Other documents include a passenger list of the S.S. Empress of Scotland on the voyage from Quebec to Southampton, 1925, letters of recommendation from Sir Harry Reichel and John Edward Lloyd of the University College of North Wales, 1927, Miss Roseveare's curriculum vitae, 1929 and undated postcards relating to travel in India.

Administrative / Biographical History

Gladys Marie Roseveare was private secretary to Sir Harry Reichel, Principal of the University College of North Wales, 1914-1927. She lived in Germany and also spent time in France and Spain and was fluent in German, French and Spanish. She accompanied Sir Harry to New Zealand for 6 months in 1925 when he acted as Chairman of the Royal Commission to enquire into university education there. Miss Roseveare also acted as assistant registrar of the UCNW during 1918-19 and was responsible for the keeping of college records, registers, correspondence with the Board of Education and providing secretarial support for the University Senate, Council and Committee meetings. In 1927 she became private secretary to H.W. Herring of Standard Electrica in Madrid.


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

Access Information

Open to all users

Acquisition Information

Presented by Miss R. Leiffmann of Tan-rhiw, Cwm-y-glo.


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, March 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: 33013-33040

Conditions Governing Use

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