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Flintshire Record Office
Newspaper Cuttings Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0208 NC

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Newspaper Cuttings Collection

Short Title: Newspaper Cuttings Collection

Creation date(s): 1856-2000

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1072 items

Name of creator(s): Various Local and National Newspapers including The Chester Chronicle and The Daily Post.


Administrative/Biographical history: Various.


Scope and content/abstract: Cuttings from Local and National Newspapers selected for preservation by Flintshire Record Office as of local historical importance or interest.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged numerically by order of cataloguing.

Conditions governing access: None

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual Copyright Restrictions Apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue is searchable online at:


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Cuttings appraised on reception of newspapers; only kept if historical value deemed sufficient.

Accruals: Further accruals are expected

Archival history: Newspapers largely purchased directly by Flintshire Record Office and cuttings extracted; some cuttings deposited independently.

Immediate source of acquisition:


Existence and location of originals: Copies of all the original newspapers from which these cuttings are taken should be available at Copyright Libraries such as the National Library of Wales.


Note: Title based on contents of Fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Steven Davies of Flintshire record Office for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Catalogue of Newspaper Cuttings.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: Apr 2011


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