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National Library of Wales
Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ABERBIB

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group Papers

Short Title: Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group, papers

Creation date(s): 1975-1995

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.027 cubic metres (3 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group was established in 1970, 'to foster a scholarly interest in printed books, manuscripts and maps'. The Group currently has about sixty members, most of whom are current or former members of the staffs of the National Library of Wales and the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. The Group organises talks, residential symposiums, excursions and the occasional book exhibition.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Correspondence, 1975-1995; minutes of Annual General Meetings and Secretary's reports, 1976-1988; financial papers, 1976-1980; lists of members, 1976-1981; publicity material and miscellaneous papers, 1978-1989, and papers relating to symposiums, 1981, 1984, 1988 and 1992.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by date of deposit.

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 laws apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1990, p. 1; 1995, p. 5; and 1997, p. 1; at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by the Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group per Mr Rhidian Griffiths, former Honorary Secretary, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, September 1989; and per Miss E. D. Paul, Honorary Secretary, Penrhyn-coch, Aberystwyth, in January 1995 and in 1996.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1990, 1995 and 1997; Exhibition of Members Catalogue (Aberystwyth, 2000); personal correspondence with Mr. Timothy Cutts, Secretary of The Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group, 2003.

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
Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group | Archives
Book clubs (Discussion groups) | Wales | Aberystwyth

Personal names

Corporate names
Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group

Places
Aberystwyth (Wales)

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