Sir Harry Reichel Family Papers

Scope and Content

The Reichel Pedigree compiled by the Rev. O.J. Reichel in 1872.

Correspondence between Harry Reichel and various individuals including the Treasurer of the University College of North Wales, T. Rowland Hughes and H. R. Davies, 1923-1931.

Photograph of Harry Reichel and his wife at the door of their home, Penrallt, Bangor, c. 1907.

Copy of The Oxonian announcing the succession of Harry Reichel as President of the Oxford Shorthand Society National Shorthand Union, 1930.

An extract of the life of the Rev. Charles Rudolph Reichel, Moravian pastor at Neukirch, Switzerland who died in 1794 and printed extracts from My Life with additions by Paster J.G. Pech, translated from German into English in 1893.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Harry Reichel, was the first Principal of the University College of North Wales.He was born in 1856, the son of the distinguished Anglican Bishop of Meath, Charles Parsons Reichel. He was knighted in 1907.

According to The Dictionary of Welsh Biography Down to 1940, He will be remembered as one of the leading artificers of Welsh university education, and a man of high integrity and firm convictions, entirely free from personal ambitions.

He died in France in June 1931.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, August 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 2722, 4168-4169, 5538, 33836, 34183

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

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