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Lampeter Agricultural Society papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LAMETY

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Lampeter Agricultural Society Papers

Short Title: Lampeter Agricultural Society papers

Creation date(s): 1877-1971

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Lampeter Agricultural Society


Administrative/Biographical history: The Lampeter Agricultural Society was first established in 1784, with the aim of promoting and improving farming methods, crops and livestock in West Wales. The first agricultural show organized by the Society was held in October 1877.


Scope and content/abstract: Minute books, 1925-1971; programme for Lampeter Agricultural Society's Centenary, 1987, which contains a brief history of Lampeter Show; xerox copies of press cuttings relating to the Lampeter Agricultural Show, 1877-1886 and of the Catalogue of Entries For Show, 1891.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: None

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, in Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1989 is available at the National Library of Wales.

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 Society per the former President Mr D. T. Davies, 12 Station Terrace, Lampeter, Dyfed in October 1988.


Related material: Further papers are in NLW MSS 8867-8892, 8907-8908, 8911


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 1989; Rhaglen Canmlwyddiant Cymdeithas Amaethyddol Llanbedr-Pont-Steffan, 1887-1987.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Agriculture | Wales | Lampeter | Societies, etc.
Lampeter Agricultural Society | Records and correspondence

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Lampeter Agricultural Society

Lampeter (Wales)

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