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National Library of Wales
Spanswick, Ted, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 SPANSWICK

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Ted Spanswick Papers

Short Title: Spanswick, Ted, papers

Creation date(s): 1957-1994

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.045 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Ted Spanswick


Administrative/Biographical history: Edward H. (Ted) Spanswick was an active member of Plaid Cymru in Monmouthshire (later Gwent) from the late 1950s, and participated in the anti-Common Market campaign in the early 1970s. He stood as Plaid Cymru parliamentary candidate in the Monmouth constituency in the general election of February 1974.


Scope and content/abstract: Political correspondence and papers of Ted Spanswick, 1957-1994, relating in particular to Plaid Cymru, the EEC and the anti-Common Market campaign. Further papers not yet catalogued.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into Plaid Cymru Gwent Regional Council and local branch administrative papers; correspondence; miscellaneous Plaid Cymru papers; European Communities Commission reports and press releases; and a manifesto for an Independent Labour Wales Party.

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 1985 and Minor Lists and Summaries 1995 at the National Library of Wales.


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

Accruals: Accruals are expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr Ted Spanswick, Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, in April 1985 and January 1995. Further papers donated by Mr Ted Spanswick, Northampton, June, July and September 2002, and June 2004.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Moore for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1985 and 1995.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003

Europe | Politics and government
Political parties | Wales | Monmouthshire
Spanswick, Ted | Archives
Wales | Politics and government | 20th century

Personal names

Corporate names
European Economic Community
Plaid Cymru

Gwent (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)

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