Neath Antiquarian Society

Harry Green papers

Reference code(s): GB 9999 NAS HG

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Title: Harry Green papers

Short title: Green, Harry (archaeologist)

Dates of creation: 1854-1997

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.054 cubic metres (2 archive boxes)

Name of creator(s): Harry Green


Administrative and biographical history: Harry Green (?-1981), journalist and television script, was also a keen amateur archaeologist. Based in Neath for many years, he was an active contributor to local history periodicals and was in frequent correspondence with institutions such as the National Museum of Wales regarding surveys and excavations he undertook in the Neath area. His particular area of interest for which material has survived was in platform settlements.


Scope and content: Research notes, articles and reports 1854-1980; archaeological notes and reports relating to sites in West Glamorgan 1953-1977; transcripts of original documents [20th century]; plans of Neath and district (copies) [20th century]; archaeological plans 1954-1979


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into local history notes, articles and reports, archaeological papers, facsimiles and transcripts of original documents, plans relating to Neath town and area, plans of landed estates, industrial plans, archaeological plans, printed works (including photocopies and newscuttings), miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service in County Hall, Swansea and the Neath Mechanics' Institute. A version of this catalogue is also available online.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Andrew Dulley for the ANW project.

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

Date(s) of description: August 2005



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