Plas Newydd Collection of Anglesey County Council Papers
Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAR
Held at: Anglesey Record Office
Title: Plas Newydd Collection of Anglesey County Council Papers
Short title: Plas Newydd collection of Anglesey County Council papers
Dates of creation: 1887-1980
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.283 cubic metres (284 items)
Name of creator(s): UCNW Archives Department; Anglesey County Council; Arfon Borough Council
Administrative and biographical history: Archivists based at Plas Newydd, Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll, Anglesey, working for the University College of North Wales Archives Department, catalogued a group of material derived from Anglesey County Council (abolished 1974). The source of the material is not recorded. Some later items derive from Arfon Borough Council.
Scope and content: Material relating to Local Authorities Restructuring and Planning, 1952-1980; Anglesey County Council records, 1942-1968, including agendas, 1950-1967, income and expenditure, 1951-1968, water authority, 1950-1965, housing, 1945-1959, education, 1950-1960, War Agricultural Executive Committee, 1944-1951, Anglesey Medical Officer of Health and other health records, 1950-1965, and civil defence, 1942-1966; Wylfa nuclear power station, 1959-1964; sales catalogues, 1887-1920; and miscellaneous, 1942-1966.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: local authority restructuring and planning; Anglesey County Council, subdivided into agendas, annual estimates of income and expenditure, water authority, housing, education, War Agricultural Executive Committee, health, civil defence; Wylfa nuclear power station; sales catalogues; and miscellaneous.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue, Plas Newydd Papers, are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Caernarfon Record Office and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Unknown
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Archival history: This collection was catalogued by a Community Project scheme working for the UCNW Archives Department based at Plas Newydd.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Community Project scheme, October 1983.
Related units of description: Further papers are Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, WCC, WCM, Anglesey County Council, Miscellaneous and Minutes.
Note: Title supplied from location of cataloguing project and content of fonds.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Catalogue, Plas Newydd Papers; h2g2 website (www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/alabaster/A650530), viewed 26 June 2003.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of description: June 2003