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Anglesey Archives
Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society records

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAAO

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society Records

Short Title: Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society records

Creation date(s): 1952-1980

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.103 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society was founded in 1922 to promote and develop agricultural and horticultural co-operation. It seeks to provide business and marketing services to farmer-controlled businesses and cooperatives in Wales. It is based in Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire. It deposited many of its accumulated papers with the National Library of Wales and the NLW deposited those relating to Anglesey with the Llangefni Area Archive Office (now Anglesey County Record Office).

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society Ltd, 1952-1980, including Anglesey Farm Products Ltd and Anglesey Egg and Poultry Marketing Society, 1954-1960; papers relating to the Anglesey Pig Producers Ltd, Quality Pig Marketing Association and Quality Pig Producers Society Ltd, 1963-1971; Foel Agricultural Co-operative Society Ltd, 1955-1980; Anglesey Rabbit Clearance Societies, 1959-1965; Silage and Forage Groups, 1970-1972; and miscellaneous papers, 1951-1975.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Anglesey Farm Products Ltd and Anglesey Egg and Poultry Marketing Society, 1952-1960; Anglesey Egg and Poultry Marketing Society and Anglesey Egg and Poultry Packing Society, 1952-1956; Anglesey Premium/Quality Egg Association, 1963; Anglesey Pig Producers Ltd, Quality Pig Marketing Association and Quality Pig Producers Society Ltd, 1962-1971; Foel Agricultural Cooperative Society Ltd, 1955-1980; Anglesey Rabbit Clearance Societies, 1958-1965; Silage/Forage Groups, 1970-1973; Anglesey Fatstock Group, 1977; Messrs W. H. Evans, G. G. Pritchard and O. T. Owen, 1969-1971; Peter Bros, Llanabo, 1970; National Farmers Union, 1958; Anglesey Slaughterhouse Scheme, 1955-1975; Woodlands Society, 1951-1957; Machinery Syndicate, 1956-1961; and Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society Ltd, 1949.

Conditions governing access: No access for over 30 years. No access to WDAAO/15, 40, 46, without the permission of the archivist.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document.

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Unknown

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited with Llangefni Archives by the National Library of Wales.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Catalogue, Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society; Anglesey Agricultural Society website (www.anglesey-show.freeserve.co.uk), viewed 17 June 2003.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Cooperative marketing of farm produce | Wales | Anglesey
Eggs | Cooperative marketing | Wales | Anglesey
Farm produce | Marketing | Wales | Anglesey
Pigs | Cooperative marketing | Wales | Anglesey
Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Anglesey Farm Products Ltd
Anglesey Pig Producers Ltd
Foel Agricultural Co-operative Society
Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society

Places
Anglesey (Wales)

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