West Glamorgan Archive Service

John Richardson Francis Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0216 RISW JRF

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Title: John Richardson Francis Collection

Short title: John Richardson Francis, papers

Dates of creation: n.d. and 1871-1898

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.029 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): John Richardson Francis


Administrative and biographical history: Born 12 February 1842 in Swansea the son of George Grant Francis and Sarah Richardson. Much of the material deposited at the Royal Institution was done so by John Richardson Francis after his father‼sup>TMs death. These items can be identified by a stamped mark stating ‼sup>~The Gift of John Richardson Francis 1895‼sup>TM. John followed a career as a merchant in Swansea until his retirement.


Scope and content: Correspondence and papers of John Richardson Francis, n.d. and 1871-1898


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: This catalogue lists the items chronologically under the headings stated in Scope and content.

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. The catalogue can be accessed online. Detailed catalogue
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records transferred to the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: The records were originally held at The Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea. They were transferred to West Glamorgan Archive Service in the Spring of 2004 as part of The Royal Institution of South Wales Collection.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Katie Millien for the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

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

Date(s) of description: May 2006



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