Rev. W.H. Williams Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A collection of correspondence and miscellaneous papers. The letters and copy letters between Rev. W.H. Williams and numerous correspondents relate mainly to Rev. W.H. Williams' journey to India and his missionary work there. A few also relate to the activities of the British and Foreign Bible Society. The miscellaneous papers also contain details regarding his missionary work. There are estimates of expenditure of the Lushai Mission and an Indian language examination paper for example. Also, included are such items as minutes of meetings and conferences of the Bible Society, newsletters, sermon notes, and an article on the history of the Pen-y-bryn chapel in Rhiwabon, Denbighshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rev. W.H. Williams of Prestatyn, north Wales died in 1971. He spent some years as a missionary in Aijal in Lushai, India. In later years he became the north Wales secretary and then the Wales area secretary of the British and Foreign Bible Society.

Arrangement

The collection has been incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts, arranged according to record type and then chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

The papers were received through the good offices of Mr David Hughes, bookseller, of Llandudno, north Wales.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, November 2001.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 27134 - 27280

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

Mr David Hughes of Llandudno deposited further miscellaneous items at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. These have also been incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts and are known as the David Hughes, Llandudno Collection.

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