Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Papurau W. J. Jarvis (Ychwanegol)

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/1758 Add; XS/1401

Held at:

Title: Papurau W. J. Jarvis (Ychwanegol)

Short title: Jarvis, W. J., papurau ychwanegol (additional papers)

Dates of creation: 1862-1989

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): W. J. Jarvis (fl. 1918-1989)

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: William John Jarvis (fl. 1918-1989) of Carmel, Groeslon, Llandwrog, Caernarfonshire, was a local historian. His main interest was the slate industry in Dyffryn Nantlle, having himself worked at Pen y Bryn Quarry. He later became a teacher and lecturer. He was married to Mair Jarvis (née Jones, died 1985) who was the conductor of 'Llethrau'r Cilgwyn' Cerdd Dant choir.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Papers of W. J. Jarvis, 1862-1989, including essays and notes on quarrying and other subjects, 1959-[1986]; memorial cards, 1878-1955; programmes, 1954-1983; books and pamphlets concerning the slate industry and local history, 1899-1981; newspaper cuttings, 1858-1985; miscellaneous records of Vron and Old Braich Welsh Slate Quarries Co. and other quarries, 1862-1955; letters, 1952-1986; music books of Mair Jarvis, 1914-[1977]; miscellaneous personal and family papers, 1881-1989; Welsh poetry, [c. 1920]; photographs relating to Caernarfonshire, 1862-1986, showing bands and choirs, 1896-1979, schools, [c. 1900]-1956, and Dorothea, Cilgwyn, Pen yr Orsedd, Pen y Bryn and other Nantlle slate quarries, [c. 1880]-1974.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: essays/notes; letters; account book; documents re. quarries; memorial cards; programmes; poems; music books; miscellaneous; books/pamphlets; newspaper cuttings (XM/1758 Add); bands and choirs; schools; quarries; and miscellaneous (XS/1401).

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, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: ?

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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 W. J. Jarvis/W. J. Jarvis Papers, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: December 2004


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Caernarvonshire (Wales) | Photographs

Gwynedd (Wales) | History

Jarvis, W. J. | (William John) | Archives

Quarries and quarrying | Wales | Gwynedd

Quarries and quarrying | Wales | Gwynedd | Photographs

Personal names

Jarvis, Mair, d. 1985

Jarvis, W. J. (William John)

Corporate names

Vron and Old Braich Welsh Slate Quarries Company

Places

Carmel

Llandwrog