West Glamorgan Archive Service

Personal and research papers of K. P. Mascetti

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD KPM

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Title: Personal and research papers of K. P. Mascetti

Short title: Mascetti, Keith, personal and research papers

Dates of creation: 1968-2001

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (21 files, 17 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Keith P. Mascetti


Administrative and biographical history: Keith P. Mascetti (1928-2002) of Swansea was an antiquarian, hill walker and railway enthusiast and was deeply involved with various bodies in Wales. He was the 2000-2001 President of the Cambrian Archaeological Association, President for Wales of the Youth Hostels Association, President of the Royal Institution of South Wales, and Vice-Chairman of the Gower Society and Swansea Vale Railway. He was married to Nansi Mascetti and died in February 2002.


Scope and content: Papers of Keith Mascetti, 1968-2001, including papers relating to the Cambrian Archaeological Association, 1992-2000, and related societies, including the Gower Society, Carmarthen Antiquarians Society and the George Borrow Society, 1968-2001; papers relating to a Rights of Way survey on Gower, 1988; papers relating to the Youth Hostels Association (YHA), 1976-1996; papers relating to the Neath Local Access Project, 1971-1993; papers relating to other associations, 1989-2001; annual reports of the County Archivist of West Glamorgan County Archive Service, 1974-2000.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: rights of way on Gower; Cambrian Archaeological Association; other related societies; Youth Hostel Association; Neath Local Access Project; other associations.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Detailed catalogue


Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Related units of description: Further papers relating to Keith Mascetti's activities are in Carmarthenshire Archives Service (Acc. 7653).


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Personal and research papers of Mr. K. P. Mascetti, including papers from the Cambrian Archaeological Association and the Youth Hostel Association, 1968-2001, catalogue; 'Obituary: Keith Mascetti', Gower: the journal of the Gower Society, Vol. 53, p. 57.

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

Date(s) of description: October 2005



Antiquarians | Wales, South

Cambrian Archaeological Association | Archives

Mascetti, Keith, | d. 2002 | Archives

Rights of way | Wales | Gower

Youth hostels | Wales

Personal names

Mascetti, Keith, d. 2002

Corporate names

Cambrian Archaeological Association

Gower Society

Neath Local Access Project

Youth Hostels Association (England and Wales)