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United Missionary Council for Wales, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 UMCW

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: United Missionary Council for Wales Records

Short Title: United Missionary Council for Wales, records

Creation date(s): 1921-1971

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): United Missionary Council for Wales

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The International Missionary Council was established in 1921 as an interdenominational Christian body to coordinate the activities of 'sending societies' (fundraising organisations) and 'field bodies' (overseas missionary operations). It became associated with the World Council of Churches in 1939, and, in 1961, it became integrated with the WCC as its Commission on World Mission and Evangelism. In Britain, Councils were established, one of which was the United Missionary Council for Wales.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the United Missionary Council for Wales, 1921-1971, comprising minutes and papers, 1921-1966, and an anniversary address, 1971.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

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 1985 at the National Library of Wales.

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 the United Missionary Council for Wales per the Rev. Ieuan S. Jones, Swansea, in 1984.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Moore for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1985.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Missions | Interdenominational cooperation
United Missionary Council for Wales | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
United Missionary Council for Wales

Places
Wales ()

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