Powys County Archives Office

Llandrindod Museum Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/D/LM

Held at:

Title: Llandrindod Museum Papers

Short title: Llandrindod Museum, papers

Dates of creation: 1840-[c. 1900]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Llandrindod Museum

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Radnorshire Museum in Llandrindod Wells, Powys, specialises in archaeology, natural sciences, costume and textiles, decorative and applied art, world cultures, fine art, medicine, weapons and war, coins and medals, personalities, archives and social history. The Rock Park in Llandrindod Wells is famous for its Saline and Chalybeate springs. Also there is a wide variety of plant and animal life to be found. The poem Rhaiadr Gwy: A Poem was written in the 1840s by Daniel Carter. It was published in the late 1860s by John Pryse, Llanidloes.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records of Llandrindod Wells Museum, Powys, 1840-[c. 1900], including photocopy of the poem Rhaiadr Gwy, 1840; and laser print of Rock Park, [c. 1900].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: photocopy of the poem Rhaiadr Gwy; and laser print of Rock Park.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the 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: No information

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from name of collector

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Powys County Archives Service, Llandrindod Wells Museum; Llandrindod Wells website (www.llandrindod.co.uk), viewed 2 March 2005; Tabernacl Church website (www.british-archives.co.uk), viewed 2 March 2005; 24 Hour Museum website (www.24hourmuseum.org.uk), viewed 2 March 2005.

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

Date(s) of description: March 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Poetry | Wales

Radnorshire Museum | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names

Radnorshire Museum

Places

Llandrindod Wells