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National Library of Wales
Liberal Democrats Wales, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LIBDEMS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Liberal Democrats Wales Records

Short Title: Liberal Democrats Wales, records

Creation date(s): 1984-1999

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.081 cubic metres (9 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Liberal Democrats Wales


Administrative/Biographical history:


Scope and content/abstract: The collection comprises minutes and agenda of the Liberal Democrats Wales meetings, 1987-1998; constituency papers, c. 1987-1997; financial papers, 1991-1998; correspondence, c. 1985-1998; conference papers, 1986-1998; election material, 1984-1999; party membership, 1989-1998; press and media relations, c. 1985-1998; party policy, 1991-1998; published materials, 1987-1994; and miscellaneous papers, c. 1985-1996.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged as follows: minutes and agenda; constituency papers; financial papers; correspondence; conference papers; election material; membership; press and media relations; party policy; published material; miscellaneous papers.

Conditions governing access: Papers less than ten years old are not available for consultation without the permission of the donor. 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 at the National Library of Wales at NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 2000, pp. 54-57. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are likely

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by the Liberal Democrats Wales, Bay View House, 102 Bute Street, Cardiff, per Ms Helen Northmore-Thomas, in June 1999


Related material: Papers relating to the Welsh Liberal Democrats donated by Mr Gwyn Griffiths and listed in Minor Lists and Summaries 1993, p. 86, and 1994, pp. 68-9 [Gwyn Griffiths Papers]). The National Library also holds the records of the Welsh Liberal Party.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 2000, pp. 54-57.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2006

Political parties | Wales
Politics, Practical | Wales
Welsh Liberal Democrats | Archives

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