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Steele, Mike, political papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MIKELE

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Mike Steele Papers

Short Title: Steele, Mike, political papers

Creation date(s): 1976-1996

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 small box)

Name of creator(s): Mike Steele


Administrative/Biographical history: Mike Steele was the Lobby Correspondent of the Community Press Service in the House of Commons. He acquired a collection of political papers, relating mostly to Welsh affairs during the 1970s-1990s.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers, 1976-1996, of political interest, including copies of speeches of various politicians, 1976-1996; miscellaneous papers, 1981-1994, including interview notes, drafts of newspaper articles, television news scripts, notes from Rhodri Morgan MP and Sir Bernard Braine MP; press releases, 1982-1995; miscellaneous papers, [c. 1980]-1992, concerning Welsh matters, including the Welsh language, Welsh language broadcasting, parliamentary constituency boundaries in Gwent, the Welsh Office, road tolls, the National Museum of Wales, the distribution of a political newspaper, Y Glorian, in Rhondda schools, devolution, Labour Party Young Socialists; printed parliamentary debates, 1977-1994; House of Commons reports, 1986-1992; and miscellaneous printed material, 1993-1995.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: papers and correspondence; and printed material.

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, 1997, p. 92, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

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 Mr Steele, 1996.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1997.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Great Britain | Politics and government | 20th century
Political parties | Great Britain
Political parties | Wales
Wales | Politics and government | 20th century

Personal names
Steele , Mike

Corporate names
Great Britain | Parliament. | House of Commons


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