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National Library of Wales
Ogmore, Lord, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LORORE

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Lord Ogmore Papers

Short Title: Ogmore, Lord, papers

Creation date(s): 1957-1976

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.027 cubic metres (3 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Lord Ogmore


Administrative/Biographical history: Lord Ogmore (1903-1976), Lieutenant Colonel David Rees-Rees Williams, was a Labour Member of Parliament between 1945 and 1950. In 1959, he joined the Liberal Party and was its President from 1963 until 1964.


Scope and content/abstract: Political papers of Lord Ogmore, 1957-1976, mainly relating to party organisation and policy formation, comprising correspondence and other papers concerning the Liberal Party and the Welsh Liberal Party, 1959-1974, Welsh affairs such as devolution, 1957-1976, the investiture of the Prince of Wales, 1969-1973, and various printed political pamphlets.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Liberal Party and Welsh Liberal Party; Welsh Affairs; and miscellaneous.

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 (1989 group) is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1990, pp.61-62, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the 2nd Lord Ogmore, Chiswick, London, in 1989, and converted into a donation by his daughter, Mrs Elizabeth Harris, London, in May 2014. A further group of papers was also donated by Mrs Elizabeth Harris in May 2014 (these remain uncatalogued).


Related material: An unpublished memoir by Lord Ogmore, entitled 'The Dedication of a Prince', being an account of the Investiture of HRH Prince Charles at Caernarfon Castle, 1969, is NLW Facs 621.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1990.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Devolution | Wales
Investiture of the Prince of Wales, 1969
Rees-Williams, David Rees, | 1903-1976 | Archives
Welsh Liberal Party | Records and correspondence

Personal names
Rees-Williams , David Rees , 1903-1976

Corporate names
Liberal Party (Great Britain)
Welsh Liberal Party

Wales ()

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