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National Library of Wales
Cymric Federation Press Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 CYMRIC

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Cymric Federation Press Papers

Short Title: Cymric Federation Press Papers

Creation date(s): 1950-1986

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.054 cubic metres (6 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Cymric Federation Press

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Very little information has been found on the Cymric Federation Press. It appears to have been active 1920-1987, and may have been the one of the main printers for various organisations in Wales, including the Labour Party, the Welsh Centre for International Affairs and the National Union of Mineworkers, South Wales Area.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Printers' files and related papers relating to divisional Labour Party general and local government election pamphlets, posters and addresses, 1950-1986; Cardiff May Day Rally, 1964-1965; Cardiff ward branches, 1961-1986; the Welsh Centre for International Affairs, 1973-1986; and Brynlliw Lodge and the National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area), 1953-1984.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following groups: divisional parties, ward branches, and miscellaneous. Papers relating to the executive council and annual conference of the National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area), 1953-1984, have been transferred to the Department of Printed Books.

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, 1988. 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 the National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area), Sardis Road, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan, per Mr Dave Kennedy, in December 1987.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Ledgers and examples of work done by the press for the National Union of Mineworkers, 1920-1987, are held by the University of Wales, Swansea.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1988.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
International cooperation | Wales
Labour Party Wales
National Union of Mineworkers. South Wales Area
Welsh Centre for International Affairs

Personal names

Corporate names
Cymric Federation Press
Labour Party (Great Britain)
National Union of Mineworkers | South Wales Area
Welsh Centre for International Affairs

Places

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