Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Papurau William Vaughan Jones, Waunfawr
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/3630
Title: Papurau William Vaughan Jones, Waunfawr
Short title: Vaughan Jones, William, o Waunfawr, papurau (papers)
Dates of creation: 1824-1977
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 110 items
Name of creator(s): William Vaughan Jones
Administrative and biographical history: William Vaughan Jones [fl. 1910-1976], of Waunfawr, Caernarfonshire, was a dramatist and local historian. He wrote dramas in Welsh for local drama companies, radio and for eisteddfod competition. He wrote on the local history of Caernarfonshire and in particular Waunfawr and contributed talks to the radio programme Rhwng Gwyl a Gwaith. He was married to Mary Vaughan Jones.
Scope and content: Papers of William Vaughan Jones, 1824-1977, including drama scripts and adjudications, -1977; local history notes relating mainly to Waunfawr and Caernarfonshire, [?1963]-1976; personal papers and letters, 1915-1976; talks and essays by Vaughan Jones, [1970s], and David Thomas, 1900; various programmes and tickets, 1865-1976; items relating Caernarvonshire Historical Society, 1963; miscellaneous poems, [20th century]; miscellaneous items of historical interest relating to Caernarfonshire, 1824-1968, including diaries.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: Welsh, English
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: drama scripts; local history notes; talks and essays; poems; Caernarvonshire Historical Society; diaries; correspondence; programmes; tickets; certificates; miscellaneous.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: No information found
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: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau William Vaughan Jones, dramodydd a hanesydd lleol, Y Waunfawr, Caernarfon (Papers of William Vaughan Jones, dramatist and local historian, Waunfawr, Caernarfon), catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: August 2004