Anglesey Archives

Papurau Theatr Fach Llangefni

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAU

Held at: Anglesey County Record Office

Title: Papurau Theatr Fach Llangefni

Short title: Theatr Fach Llangefni, papurau (papers)

Dates of creation: 1940-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.116 cubic metres (153 items)

Name of creator(s): Theatr Fach Llangefni; Cymdeithas Ddrama Llangefni

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Cymdeithas Ddrama Llangefni, Anglesey, was an amateur dramatic society, active from 1942. In 1955, its secretary, George Fisher (1909-1970), a schoolteacher, founded Theatr Fach Llangefni. The company received financial help from the British Arts Council. The theatre organises drama festivals, and is a member of the Little Theatres Guild.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Papers of Theatr Fach Llangefni, Anglesey, and Cymdeithas Ddrama Llangefni, 1940-1983, including scrapbook, 1955-1982; programmes of plays produced at Theatr Fach, 1955-1982; programmes of the Welsh National Drama Festival, Llangefni, 1962-1969; miscellaneous programmes, 1944-1980; minutes of Llangefni Dramatic Society (Cymdeithas Ddrama Llangefni), 1949-1972; and photographs, 1949-1968.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: scrapbook; programmes of plays produced at Theatr Fach; programmes of the Welsh National Drama Festival, Llangefni; minutes of the Llangefni Dramatic Society; photographs; and miscellaneous papers.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue 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, in this case Welsh.
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ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are possible.

Immediate source of acquisition: Private deposit, 1983.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Contains earlier material accumulated by Theatr Fach Llangefni.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Catalogue, Theatr Fach Llangefni; BBC Cymru website (www.bbc.co.uk), viewed 25 June 2003; University of Wales website (www.uwp.co.uk), viewed 25 June 2003; Jones, Llewellyn, Francis George Fisher (1983); Williams, J. R., Forty Glorious Years (Llangefni, 1995); Walford Davies, Hazel, Lwyfannau lleol (Llandysul, 2000); Stevens Meic (ed.), The Arts in Wales (Welsh Arts Council, 1979); Little Theatres Guild website (www.littletheatresguild.org), viewed 30 January 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: June 2003


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Amateur theatre | Wales | Llangefni

Cymdeithas Ddrama Llangefni | Archives

Theatr Fach (Llangefni, Wales) | Archives

Personal names

Fisher, F. G. (Francis George), 1909-1970

Corporate names

Cymdeithas Ddrama Llangefni

Theatr Fach (Llangefni, Wales)

Places

Llangefni