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Ivorites, Glanamman Lodge, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 GLANIVOR

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Glanamman Ivorites Lodge Records

Short Title: Ivorites, Glanamman Lodge, records

Creation date(s): 1840-1946

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.058 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Glanamman Lodge (Llandeilo District) of the Philanthropic Order of True Ivorites, St David's Unity, Friendly Society

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Glanamman Lodge (Llandeilo District) of the Philanthropic Order of True Ivorites, St David's Unity, Friendly Society, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, was founded in 1840 as part of the only exclusively Welsh working men's self-help movement. The Order provided for members in financial difficulty, including those sick, unemployed or widowed; benefits, including burial expenses, were paid from weekly premiums collected from the members. The movement was dissolved in 1959.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records, 1840-1946, of the Glanamman Ivorites Lodge, comprising mainly financial material, 1840-1946, and also including minutes, correspondence, death certificates and press cuttings, 1883-1946.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: contribution books; account books; loans and interest books; minute book; and miscellaneous

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 in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1991, pp.32-33, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The archive was formerly in the possession of Mr T. Gwyn Jones, Swansea, Glamorgan.

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr Hywel Wyn Jones, Bow Street, Ceredigion, the son of Mr T. Gwyn Jones, 1990.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Moore for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1991; Ammanford town website viewed June 2003.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Friendly societies | Wales | Ammanford
St David’s Union of Ivorites. | Glanamman Lodge (Llandeilo District) | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
St David’s Unity of Ivorites | Glanamman Lodge (Llandeilo District)

Places
Ammanford (Wales)

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