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Rhymney Valley Campaign Against the Poll Tax, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 RHYTAX

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Rhymney Valley Campaign Against the Poll Tax Records

Short Title: Rhymney Valley Campaign Against the Poll Tax, records

Creation date(s): 1989-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Rhymney Valley Campaign Against the Poll Tax

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Rhymney Valley Campaign Against the Poll Tax, set up in 1990, was part of the Campaign against the Poll Tax, (CAPT) which was established to put pressure on the Conservative government against the implementation of the community charge or poll tax. It existed until 1991.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Rhymney Valley Campaign Against the Poll Tax, 1989-1991, including a personal file containing papers relating to Beatrice M. Smith's non-payment of the poll tax, including correspondence, agenda and minutes of meetings of the Rhymney Valley CAPT, press cuttings; press cuttings and a petition against the first Welsh poll tax imprisonment, 1991; leaflets and posters, and bills and receipts, 1990-1991.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged as follows: papers relating to B. M. Smith's non-payment; agenda and minutes of meetings; correspondence; copy of the petition; press cuttings; leaflets and posters; anti-poll tax songs; script for a video; bills and receipts.

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 1993, p.69, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed 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 Beatrice M. Smith, Caerphilly, Glamorgan, in 1992.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: A tape of a BBC Radio Wales news programme, 4 September 1991, has been transferred to the Audio-Visual Unit [CM 4512], and photographs and negatives to the Department of Pictures and Maps.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1993.

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
Poll tax | Wales
Poll tax | Wales | Rhymney
Rhymney Valley Campaign against the Poll Tax | Records and correspondence
Taxation | Wales
Taxation | Wales | Rhymney

Personal names

Corporate names
Campaign against Poll Tax
Rhymney Valley Campaign Against the Poll Tax

Places

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