Powys County Archives Office
Newtown and Welshpool Libraries Archives
Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/D/LBY
Title: Newtown and Welshpool Libraries Archives
Short title: Newtown and Welshpool Libraries, archives
Dates of creation: 1687-1990
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: To be supplied
Name of creator(s): Newtown Area Library; Welshpool Library
Administrative and biographical history: The local libraries at Newtown and Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, accumulated archival material from a variety of sources.
Scope and content: Papers deposited by Newtown and Welshpool libraries, 1687-1990, including Llanwrin receipts, 1910-1923; sunshine records from Mellington Hall, Churchstoke, 1880-1885; Newtown and district midwife's registers, 1922-1970; miscellaneous certificates, letters and other papers, 1687-1943, including the will of Richard Jones, 1687; correspondence relating to music festivals, 1934-1938; occupiers' lists of voters in Meifod, 1891-1908; notes and documents of A. Stanley Davies relating to early banking in mid-Wales, 1831-1866, [20th century]; newspaper cuttings and printed matter, 1967-1990; Montgomeryshire topographical prints and engravings, 1775-1811; photographic negatives of Berriew, [20th century]; sales particulars relating to Montgomeryshire properties, 1873; maps relating to Welshpool relief road, 1974; Llanfyllin Rural District Council rate book, 1956-1957; autobiographical typescript relating to the Second World War, [post 1978].
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged in accession order
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Newtown Area Library and Welshpool Library.
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: Powys County Archives Service, M/D/LBY, catalogues.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: March 2005