GB 0210 TOMOWEN
Tom Owen, HMI, Papers,
- 1898-1966 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.027 cubic metres (3 boxes)
Name of creator
Tom Owen of Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, (d. 1967) was a school inspector (HMI) in Montgomeryshire and Cardiganshire. He appears to have had an interest in education outside his official career and gave talks to various societies and Sunday school classes.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Dr. John Owen, Lenzie, the son of Tom Owen, Aberystwyth, in 1991.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers of Tom Owen, HMI, of Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, 1898-1966, mainly relating to his career in education, including inspector's reports on schools in Montgomeryshire, 1946-1950; reports on St. David's College, Lampeter, Cardiganshire, 1907-1945; and personal papers, 1898-1966.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: education; and personal.
Conditions of access and use area
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.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the schedule is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
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Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1991; and personal correspondence with Delwyn Tibbott, 22 May 2003; History of Lampeter website (www.aber.ac.uk); viewed 23 January 2004.