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National Library of Wales
Library Advisory Council papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LIBCIL

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Library Advisory Council Papers

Short Title: Library Advisory Council papers

Creation date(s): 1972-1982

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 5 boxes

Name of creator(s): Library Advisory Council for Wales; Library Advisory Council England; British Library Advisory Council

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Library Advisory Council for Wales was created under the Public Libraries & Museums Act 1964, to advise the Secretary of State for Education and Science, and from 1 April 1978, to advise the Secretary of State for Wales (who from that time took over responsibility for public library services in Wales). The Library Advisory Council (England) had a similar role in England while the British Library Advisory Council advised the British Library. The Library Advisory Council for Wales later became the Library and Information Services Council for Wales (LISC).

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers relating to the British Library Advisory Council, 1976-1982, the Library Advisory Council (England), 1972-1981, and the Library Advisory Council for Wales, 1972-1982, comprising agenda and minutes of committee meetings, correspondence and newsletters, reports and memoranda; and copies of British Library News, 1979-1982.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Unknown

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 Minor Lists and Summaries 1983, p. 28, 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:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Dr David Jenkins, Penrhyn-coch, Aberystwyth, 1983.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further papers are National Library of Wales, Elwyn and Margaret Davies Papers.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: National Library of Wales, Minor Lists and Summaries 1983 and Schedule of Elwyn and Margaret Davies Papers; Library Advisory Council (Wales), Library Services in Rural Areas (HMSO, 1978).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
British Library Advisory Council | Records and correspondence
Libraries | Great Britain
Library Advisory Council (England) | Records and correspondence
Library Advisory Council (Wales) | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
British Library Advisory Council
Library Advisory Council (England)
Library Advisory Council (Wales)

Places
Wales ()

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