Personal and research papers of K. P. Mascetti

Scope and Content

Papers of Keith Mascetti, 1968-2001, including papers relating to the Cambrian Archaeological Association, 1992-2000, and related societies, including the Gower Society, Carmarthen Antiquarians Society and the George Borrow Society, 1968-2001; papers relating to a Rights of Way survey on Gower, 1988; papers relating to the Youth Hostels Association (YHA), 1976-1996; papers relating to the Neath Local Access Project, 1971-1993; papers relating to other associations, 1989-2001; annual reports of the County Archivist of West Glamorgan County Archive Service, 1974-2000.

Administrative / Biographical History

Keith P. Mascetti (1928-2002) of Swansea was an antiquarian, hill walker and railway enthusiast and was deeply involved with various bodies in Wales. He was the 2000-2001 President of the Cambrian Archaeological Association, President for Wales of the Youth Hostels Association, President of the Royal Institution of South Wales, and Vice-Chairman of the Gower Society and Swansea Vale Railway. He was married to Nansi Mascetti and died in February 2002.


Arranged into the following: rights of way on Gower; Cambrian Archaeological Association; other related societies; Youth Hostel Association; Neath Local Access Project; other associations.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Personal and research papers of Mr. K. P. Mascetti, including papers from the Cambrian Archaeological Association and the Youth Hostel Association, 1968-2001, catalogue; 'Obituary: Keith Mascetti', Gower: the journal of the Gower Society, Vol. 53, p. 57.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records received by the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further papers relating to Keith Mascetti's activities are in Carmarthenshire Archives Service (Acc. 7653).

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