Papers of Seren Printing Works, Bala, Merionethshire, 1885-1950, comprising day books, 1885-1895; account books, 1899-1906; ledgers, 1888-1894, 1948-1950; 'Pulpud Cymru', 1889, 1891, 1895; and order books, 1948-1950.
Y Seren, Bala Printing Works Papers
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- Dates of Creation1885-1950
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
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Administrative / Biographical History
Y Seren printing works, Bala, Merionethshire, was active from the 1890s, established to print the Radical weekly newspaper, Y Seren. The press was operated in the 20th century by A. J. Chapple, and, from 1968, by Gwasg y Cyfnod.
Original order maintained.
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Gift from Mr Chapple, Seren Office, Bala, 1960
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Papers re Printing Works, Y Seren, Bala; Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales.
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