Neath Antiquarian Society
Papers of George Grant Francis
Reference code(s): GB 9999 NAS GF
Title: Papers of George Grant Francis
Short title: Grant Francis, George (antiquarian)
Dates of creation: 1848 and [mid 19th century]
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 2 items
Name of creator(s): George Grant Francis
Administrative and biographical history: George Grant Francis was born in Swansea in 1814. A prominent figure in the cultural and political life of Swansea, he was FSA of London and Scotland, Vice president of the Royal Institution of South Wales and Mayor of Swansea 1853-4. He helped to form the Cambrian Archaeological Society.
Scope and content: Collected material for a proposed history of Neath [mid-19th century] and published article 1848.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into papers collected by G. Grant Francis and publications produced by him.
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded.
Related units of description: A wealth of material relating to George Grant Francis is to be found among the Royal Institution of South Wales papers held at the West Glamorgan Archive Service in Swansea.
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