Two offprints on the Law Department, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth: 'Report of Meeting under the Presidency of Lord Justice R. Vaughan Williams [...] to promote the establishment of a Department of Law' and 'Education of Articled Clerks.'
Both items from the Board of Education Reference Library, and bearing its stamp, shelfmark and red label. ONE: 'Report of Meeting under the Presidency of Lord Justice R. Vaughan Williams, held at 63, Chancery Lane, London, February 24th, 1899, to promote the establishment of a Department of Law.' 10pp., 12mo. Stapled. In grey printed wraps stamped at head 'EXHIBIT NO. 2'. Subtitled 'INFLUENTIAL MEETING IN LONDON' and giving a 'record of proceedings', with speakers including Sir Roland Vaughan Williams, Maynard Owen, A. J. David, Colonel Pryce-Jones and Dr Isambard Owen, and transcriptions of letters by D. Lleufer Thomas and James Williams. TWO: 'University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, Law Department. Education of Articled Clerks. Proposed Board of Studies.' 8pp., small 4to. Wear and curling to vertical extremities. First page headed in manuscript: 'Origin of the Joint Board', and with various passages marked up in the same hand. Begins: 'A conference of members of the legal profession representative of the whole of Wales was held on Saturday at the University College, Aberystwyth. The conference was the outcome of the extension to the work of legal education carried on by the Law Department of the College, which has lately been effected successfully for articled clerks in South Wales and North Wales, and in support of which grants of money have been made by the Incorporated Law Society, thus opening out an entirely new prospect for legal education in Wales.' Both items scarce, with no copies at the British Library, or on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.