Records of the North Wales Arts Association, [c. 1880]-1989, including executive, management and administrative records, 1964-1986; records of sub-committees, 1969-1978; records and programmes of exhibitions, festivals and meetings organized by the N. W. A. A., 1967-1989; records of external events, debates, exhibitions and festivals, 1967-1988; records of clubs and organizations involved with the N. W. A. A., 1964-1987; records relating to Mabon, 1966-1976; and photographs, mostly reproductions of photographs by John Thomas, [c. 1880]-1980.
North Wales Arts Association Archive
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 219 XD/90
- Dates of Creation[c.1880]-1989 (accumulated 1964-1989)
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
- Physical DescriptionInformation to be supplied
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
North Wales Arts Association (Cymdeithas Celfyddydau Gogledd Cymru), founded in 1964, funded clubs and societies and promoted cultural and artistic exhibitions and festivals in North Wales. The Association had links to schools and local writers. It produced a bi-annual magazine, Mabon, published in English and Welsh. The Association had a number of sub-committees, including art, drama, literature, and music panels.
Arranged into the following: Executive, management and administrators; Sub-committees of the N. W. A. A.; Files and programmes relating to exhibitions, festivals and meetings organised by the N. W. A. A.; Papers relating to external events, debates, exhibitions and festivals; Clubs and organizations; Mabon magazine; and Photographs.
Conditions Governing Access
Source not recorded
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Archifau Cymdeithas Celfyddydau Gogledd Cymru/ North Wales Arts Association Archive, catalogue.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply.
The records were selected for permanent preservation as they reflect the general policy and main activities of the N. W. A. A. The remainder of the records were destroyed.
Accruals are not expected