Reference code(s): GB 0210 PIERCE
Held at: National Library of Wales
Title: Harry Pierce Papers
Short title: Pierce, Harry, papers
Dates of creation: 1596-
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.045 cubic metres (2 boxes, 1 box file)
Name of creator(s): Harry Pierce
Administrative and biographical history: Many of the papers were collected by Jane Pierce (nee Elias), 1820-1901, grandmother of the depositor.
Scope and content: Correspondence and genealogical notes and papers relating to the Pierce family of Meiriadog, Denbighshire, later of Cwybyr, Flintshire, 1841-1936; leases and a few other documents, 1596-1764; autograph letters of David Jones, Llangan, 1800, and Rice Owen Jones, Blaenau, 1815; correspondence and financial accounts relating to barques and ships, 1873-1885; and letters, 1934-1936, relating to a stained glass memorial window for Llandrillo Parish Church, Denbighshire.
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged in original order.
Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Harry Pierce, Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, in 1944.
Publication note: Pierce: a family record, by Harry Pierce, privately printed by Bateman and Hewitson, Kendal (1943).
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The papers pre-date the life of Harry Pierce.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Harry Pierce Papers.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: March 2003