Papurau Mansel Williams

Scope and Content

Papers of Mansel Williams, 1913-1989, including addresses by him, 1950-1961; programmes, 1936-1968, and other papers relating to education, 1913-1973; newspaper cutting relating mainly to Mansel Williams and education, [1944]-[1980s]; ephemera relating to Caernarfonshire County Council and Bangor Borough Council, 1958-1986, and to the Investiture, 1969; tributes, orders of service and other items relating to specific individuals, 1945-1989; catalogues and programmes for cultural events, 1939-1982; menus and toasts, 1954-1958; photographs relating to Caernarfonshire, 1946-1974, and an oil painting of David Lloyd George, [c. 1948].

Administrative / Biographical History

Huw Mansel Williams (fl. 1936-1989) was Director of Education for Caernarfonshire County Council, 1947-1974. He was awarded a CBE in 1974.


Arranged into the following: education; County Council; newspaper cuttings; Bangor Borough Council; Investiture; people; menus; exhibitions, theatre, dance and concerts; miscellaneous; photographs.

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Mansel Williams, Cyfarwyddwr Addysg Sir Gaernarfon, rhestr (Papers of Mansel Williams, Director of Education for Caernarvonshire, catalogue).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. The catalogue is available online.

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Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

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