Powys County Archives Office

Cardiff Libraries, Montgomeryshire Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/D/CL

Held at:

Title: Cardiff Libraries, Montgomeryshire Papers

Short title: Cardiff Libraries, Montgomeryshire papers

Dates of creation: 1775-[1950s]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 1 box

Name of creator(s): Cardiff Central Library

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Cardiff Central Library accumulated newspaper cuttings, printed illustrations and historic papers relating to all parts of Wales, including Montgomeryshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Visual material relating to Montgomeryshire, 1775-[1950s], comprising engravings, 1775-[c. 1855], photographs, 1864-[1950s], and magazine cuttings and articles, 1871-1936, particularly of Machynlleth, Montgomery and Montgomery Castle, Newtown, Welshpool and Powis Castle; sale particulars for the Dolforgan and Ystumcolwyn estates in Castle Caereinion, Kerry, Llanfair Caereinion and Meifod, Montgomeryshire, and Beguildy, Radnorshire, 1821-1921; and printed ephemera, 1867-1937.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: cuttings and illustrative material; and sales particulars and ephemera.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: M/D/CL/2 deposited by South Glamorgan Libraries from Cardiff Central Library, 1986.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from name of depositor. The collection contains earlier material accumulated by the depositor.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Cardiff Libraries (M/D/CL), catalogues.

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

Date(s) of description: June 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Powys (Wales) | Photographs

Powys (Wales) | Pictorial works

Printed ephemera | Wales | Powys

Sales particulars | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Corporate names

Cardiff Central Library (Wales)

Dolforgan Estate (Wales)

Ystumcolwyn Estate (Wales)

Places

Machynlleth

Montgomery

Montgomeryshire

Newtown

Powis Castle

Welshpool