Neath Antiquarian Society

Collected papers of members of the Neath Antiquarian Society

Reference code(s): GB 9999 NAS Aq

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Title: Collected papers of members of the Neath Antiquarian Society

Short title: Neath Antiquarian Society members: collected papers

Dates of creation: 1727-2000

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.108 cubic metres (4 archive boxes)

Name of creator(s): Members of the Neath Antiquarian Society


Administrative and biographical history: The Neath Antiquarian Society was established in 1923, for the study of the history of Neath and district. Members of the society have been active in research into various aspects of the history, geography and archaeology of the local area, and many have donated their research papers and publications to the Neath Antiquarian Society.


Scope and content: Papers of the following members of the Neath Antiquarian Society: V. L. Barnes, Olive Irene Branch, William Chouls, Henry Curtis, David Jones Davies, J. M. Davies, Dr. Tom G. Davies, William S. Davis, Rev. George Eyre Evans, Joseph Evans, Sally Evans, George Grant Francis, William F. Griffiths, P. Havard, Brian Hornsey, Laurence Ince, Donald H. Jones, Rhys Jenkins, Syd Johnson, Anthony L. Jones, Cliff Morgan, W. C. Morgan, Walter Oak, James Richings, C. Stanley Thomas, Arthur Thomas, Keith Tucker, - Vaughan, T. Ware, Richard Williams, 1727-1999; other papers collected by unnamed members of the Neath Antiquarian Society including transcripts and facsimiles of documents, [late 19th century]-2000.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into three sections: section 1, papers of named antiquarians (alphabetical by name); section 2, papers collected by unnamed antiquarians; section 3, news cuttings, transcriptions and facsimiles of documents.

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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