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Aberystwyth Labour Party records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ABERTY

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Aberystwyth Labour Party Records

Short Title: Aberystwyth Labour Party records

Creation date(s): 1965-1985

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.135 cubic metres (15 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Aberystwyth Labour Party


Administrative/Biographical history: The Aberystwyth branch of the Labour Party lies in the parliamentary constituency of Cardigan; in 1964-1974, E. Elystan Morgan held the seat for the Labour Party. The branch received circulars and publications from Labour Party headquarters and the Welsh Council of Labour, and maintained membership lists and accounts. In 1983, the seat, now called Ceredigion and North Pembrokeshire, was unsuccessfully contested by Griffith E. Hughes for the Labour Party.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Aberystwyth Labour Party, 1965-1985, including Secretary's records, 1966-1981; bills and receipts, 1967-1980; circular letters and leaflets, 1967-1983; minute books, 1971-1980; membership lists, 1972-1975; Welsh Council of Labour circulars and leaflets, 1965-1975; General Election manifestos, 1966-1983; and publications, 1966-1984.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

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 1991, pp. 1-2, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Robert Smith, Erw'r Llan, Aberystwyth, in 1990.


Related material: Further material is NLW, ex 1184.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch and Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1991.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2003

Aberystwyth Labour Party | Archives
Political parties | Wales | Ceredigion
Welsh Regional Council of Labour | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Aberystwyth Labour Party
Labour Party (Great Britain)
Welsh Regional Council of Labour

Aberystwyth (Wales)
Cardiganshire (Wales)

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