Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
O. H. Jones Papers
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/5560, XS/2603
Title: O. H. Jones Papers
Short title: Jones, O. H., papers
Dates of creation: 1857-1977
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: To be supplied
Name of creator(s): O. H. Jones
Administrative and biographical history: Owen Henry Jones (b. 1921) was a native of Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire. He attended the Boys' Council School, Caernarfon, and was a member of Capel Moriah Calvinistic Methodist Church. During the Second World War he served with the Army in India and Burma with the rank of Sergeant. He was subsequently employed in the Clerk's Department of Caernarfonshire County Council, in due course becoming Chief Clerk to the Council until its abolition in 1974.
Scope and content: Papers of O. H. Jones relating to Caernarfon, 1857-1977, including programmes, booklets and other ephemera relating to services and concerts at Capel Moriah, Caernarfon, 1857-1976, Caernarfonshire County Council events, 1932-1974, concerts and dramas, 1901-1967, sporting events, 1937-1948, education, 1938-1943, Royal visits, 1934-1963, and the Investiture of HRH the Prince of Wales, 1969; ephemera and personal papers relating to O. H. Jones' Army service, 1939-1952, and family papers, 1881-1967; and photographs relating to O. H. Jones and Caernarfon, 1894-1977, including school and Council group photographs.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: religion; County Council; education; entertainment; sports; Investiture; Royal visits; Second World War; people; and miscellaneous (XM/5560); and Caernarvon Castle; Investiture, 1969; County Council; education; Moriah Chapel; houses; people; local views; and miscellaneous (XS/2603).
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 O. H. Jones/O. H. Jones Papers, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: August 2004