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Monmouth Liberals and SDP papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MONLIB

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Monmouth Liberals and SDP Papers

Short Title: Monmouth Liberals and SDP papers

Creation date(s): 1973-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.029 cubic metres (3 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Monmouth Liberal Party; Monmouth Social Democratic Party


Administrative/Biographical history: The Monmouth Divisional Liberal Association, active from 1975, and the Monmouth Social Democratic Party, created when the SDP was formed in 1981, were combined in 1988, when the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party merged to form the Liberal Democrats.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Monmouth Divisional Liberal Association, 1975-1988, including financial records, 1977-1987; correspondence, 1981-1988; newsletters, 1982-1986; lists of members, 1975; papers relating to the Gwent County Council elections, 1981-1985; and records of the Monmouth SDP, 1981-1986, including financial records, 1981-1986, and treasurer's correspondence, 1981-1986.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into two groups: Monmouth Divisional Liberal Association; and Monmouth SDP.

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, 1994, p.36, at the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. 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 Frances David, Abergavenny, Gwent, 1993.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1994.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Gwent (Wales). | County Council | Elections
Liberal Party (Great Britain). | Monmouthshire | Archives
Local elections | Wales | Gwent
Monmouth Divisional Liberal Association | Archives
Monmouth Social Democratic Party | Archives
Political parties | Wales | Monmouth
Social Democratic Party (Great Britain). | Monmouthshire | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Monmouth Divisional Liberal Association
Monmouth Social Democratic Party

Gwent (Wales)
Monmouth (Wales)

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