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Ivor T. Rees Political Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 IVTRES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Ivor T. Rees Political Papers

Short Title: Ivor T. Rees Political Papers

Creation date(s): 1928x1999

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.347 cubic metres (13 boxes, 8 drawers)

Name of creator(s): Rev. Ivor T. Rees


Administrative/Biographical history: No information found.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Rev. Ivor T. Rees, comprising mainly printed political material, 1928-1997, including election literature and candidates' addresses for British elections from Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland and election literature, newsletters and press cuttings relating to minority parties such as the Socialist Party of Great Britain, 1951-1970; National Democratic Party/National Front/British National Party, [c. 1970's]-[1990's], and papers relating to Lt Commander W. G. Boaks, who stood as an independent candidate in many elections between 1951 and 1982, [c. 1970s-1980s]; articles and obituaries relating to politicians and other prominent individuals, [c. 1970s-1990s]; index cards containing details of British Parliamentary candidates who stood in British Parliamentary elections, 1910-1983; together with miscellaneous papers, 1948-1985; newspaper cuttings, 1931-1999 relating to Welsh politics, including the first election for the National Assembly for Wales and electoral candidates in Wales; and election leaflets mostly for the county council elections, 6 May 1999, in Swansea, Sketty, Anglesey, Vale of Glamorgan and Rhonda Cynon Taf.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged in the following groups: 1997 donation: Election literature and candidates' addresses subdivided into Wales, England and elsewhere, and minority parties; printed material; index of Parliamentary candidates; and miscellaneous; March 1999 donation; and July 1999 donation.

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: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line.

Detailed catalogue


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 Rev. Ivor T. Rees, 125 Park Way, Sketty, Swansea, in September 1997, March and July 1999.



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, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1998, 1999 and 2000.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Boakes, W. G. | Archives
British National Party (1982- )
Elections | England
Elections | Northern Ireland
Elections | Scotland
Elections | Wales
National Democratic Party (Great Britain)
National Front (Great Britain)
Political campaigns | England
Political campaigns | Wales
Political parties | Great Britain
Politicians | Obituaries

Personal names
Boaks , W. G. (William George) , 1904–1986

Corporate names
British National Party (1982- )
National Democratic Party
National Front (Great Britain)
Socialist Party of Great Britain


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