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Montgomeryshire Liberal Association Records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MONTLA

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Montgomeryshire Liberal Association Records

Short Title: Montgomeryshire Liberal Association Records

Creation date(s): 1895-1988

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.424 cubic metres (41 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Montgomeryshire Liberal Association

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Montgomeryshire Liberal Association was formed in the late nineteenth century with the purpose of co-ordinating the political activities of the Liberal party and its successor bodies, the Social and Liberal Democratic Party and the Liberal Democratic Party, in the Montgomeryshire constituency.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Minute books, 1895-1971, of the Llandysilio Liberal Association, 1895-1909 and Montgomeryshire Liberal Association, 1920-1970; financial records; 1934-1989; administrative correspondence and papers, 1961-1984; files relating to the Liberal campaign in Montgomeryshire in the parliamentary elections, 1955-1983; constituency papers of Clement Davies, 1945-1962, and Emlyn Hooson, 1967-1979; press cuttings, 1962-1987; bound electoral registers for the parliamentary constituency of Montgomery, 1953-1983; papers relating to the Welsh Liberal Party, 1973-1979, the Montgomery in Europe Group, 1975, Young Liberals, 1970-1980, Liberal Party organization, 1977-1983, Supper Clubs, 1980-1983, Montgomeryshire Liberal Association Annual General Meetings, 1980-1985, Liberal Party Annual Conferences, 1980-1985, and the Welsh Campaign for Fair Votes, 1983-1984; printed materials, 1959-1987; Liberal party materials, 1963-1985; typescript draft policy statements, 1972-1974; Newsletters of the Montgomeryshire Liberal Association, 1978-1984; Association of Liberal Councillors, 1979-1984, and Focus, 1980-1982.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following groups: minute books; financial records; correspondence and papers : administrative; correspondence and papers :specific subjects; parliamentary elections; Clement Davies; Emlyn Hooson; printed material; scrapbooks; electoral registers; financial records.

Conditions governing access: Restricted 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 1988' at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Association, 3 Park Street, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Powys, per the Secretary Organiser, between 1988 and 1991.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further papers of the Montgomeryshire Liberal Association are NLW, Clement Davies Papers C/3; and NLW, Glansevern 8109-21. Other material relating to Liberal party activities in Montgomeryshire is in NLW, Lord Hooson Papers; NLW, Stuart Rendel Papers; NLW, Welsh Liberal Party Papers; and NLW, Mary Garbett Edwards Papers.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries (1988); Montgomeryshire Liberal Democrats at (www.watb.net) and (www.knowuk.co.uk) 08 May 2003.

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
Davies, Clement, | 1884-1962
Deeds | Wales | Shirenewton
Elections | Wales | Montgomeryshire
Hooson, Emlyn | 1925- | Archives
Liberal Party (Great Britain) | Archives
Llandysilio Liberal Association | Archives
Montgomeryshire (Wales) | Politics and government
Montgomeryshire Liberal Association | Archives
Welsh Campaign for Fair Votes | Records and correspondence
Young Liberals | Records and Correspondence

Personal names
Davies , Clement , 1884-1962
Hooson , Emlyn , 1925-

Corporate names
Liberal Party (Great Britain)
Montgomery County Liberal Association

Places
Llandysilio (Powys, Wales)
Montgomeryshire (Wales)

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