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National Library of Wales
Aberystwyth 'No Assembly' Campaign (1979) archive

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ABEIGN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Aberystwyth 'No Assembly' Campaign (1979) Archive

Short Title: Aberystwyth 'No Assembly' Campaign (1979) archive

Creation date(s): 1975-1981

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Aberystwyth No Assembly Campaign


Administrative/Biographical history: The Aberystwyth 'No Assembly' Campaign was privately organized by a group of members within the Ceredigion constituency Labour Party in 1979 at the time of the referendum on Devolution. Michael Hughes, a history lecturer at the University of Wales Aberystwyth, was the secretary of the campaign.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Aberystwyth "No Assembly" Campaign, 1975-1981, including correspondence, 1975-1981; pamphlets, leaflets, circular letters, stickers, 1976-1979; financial records, 1978-1979; press releases, 1978-1979 and press cuttings, 1975-1979.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following groups: pamphlets; printed material; correspondence; financial records; press releases; and press cuttings.

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 1986, p. 1. The catalogue can be accessed online.

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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 Michael Hughes, Aberystwyth, 1986.


Related material: Papers of the national campaigns for and against the assembly are "No Assembly" Campaign Records, 1978-1979, and "Wales for the Assembly" Campaign Records, 1975-1979, both at the National Library of Wales.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes press cuttings and correspondence relating to devolution accumulated by its secretary prior to the formation of the group.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1986.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2003

Decentralization in government | Great Britain | Wales
Devolution | Wales
No Assembly Campaign | Archives
Political campaigns | Wales
Referendum | Wales | 1979
Wales | Politics and government | 20th century

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Aberystwyth No Assembly Campaign

Aberystwyth (Wales)
Cardiganshire (Wales)

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