County Library Papers and Miscellanea

Scope and Content

Caernarfonshire County Library records, 1931-1973; miscellaneous printed materials, 1883-1969; newspaper cuttings, 1943-1957; plans, 1952, 1954; and photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Caernarfonshire County Library, Llanberis Road, Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, collected a range of materials relating to local history. In 1982, the County Library was replaced by a new Public Library building, which houses the Local Studies Collection.


Arranged into: library records; miscellaneous; newspaper cuttings; plans; and photographs.

Access Information

No restrictions


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Catalogue of the Papers and miscellanea from the County Library; correspondence with Hywel James,Principal Librarian of the Gwynedd Library Service

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.