The Elan and Stuart Rivers Photographic Collection

Scope and Content

Series 1 - 42 consists of postcards and photographs of places in Conwy County Borough and North Wales. Series 43 - 58 are a collection of glass slides. The subjects of the slides include scenes in North Wales, England, Europe, USA and Canada as well as photos of family and friends.

The slide collection appear to be compiled from two sources, Alexander Harding Hughes [1850 - 1922] and his brother-in-law, William Arnold [1852 - 1935]. They were partners for 38 years in William Arnold's Millinery, Drapery and Novelty store.

Access Information

This collection is open for research. Access to some documents may be restricted due to Data Protection legislation, Conwy Archives will advise where this is the case. For details and opening hours see

Custodial History

Collected by Elan and Stuart Rivers, Llandudno

Related Material

CX81, CMaps & Plans 16