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Ceredigion Archives
Guides Association Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 DSO/17

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Guides Association Records

Short Title: Guides Association Records

Creation date(s): 1915-1985

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: -

Name of creator(s): Girl Guides Association


Administrative/Biographical history: The Aberystwyth Association of Girl Guides was established by 1921; the Cardiganshire District also covered Cardigan.


Scope and content/abstract: Aberystwyth Association Minute Books, 1921-1937; Minute Book of "The Court of Honour" held by the 5th Aberystwyth Holy Trinity Girls' Friendly Society Girl Guides, 1930-1934; County Receipt Book for Cardiganshire, 1924-1933; invoices sent out, 1935-1946; commemorative scrapbook of 1st Cardigan Guides, covering 1921-1940; letter from Ceredigion Museum concerning early Guiding banner, 1981; notebook containing notes on activities for Guides' meetings, [20th cent.]; notebook containing articles concerning the Guides from The Cambrian News and the Cardigan and Teifyside Advertiser, [20th cent.]; Press Notices, 1915-1946, and notes of significant dates in the history of Guiding in the county 1915 - 1978, [20th cent.]; and scrapbook containing photographs of Guiding events and procedures, 1933-1985, [20th cent.].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minute books, receipt books and invoices, and scrapbooks and notices.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Ceredigion Archives. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue

Language codes: eng


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Archivist for records of the Guides Association within the county , January 1998



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley and Martin Locock for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Ceredigion Archives, Guides Association DSO/17

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2003

Girl Guides Association. | Cardiganshire Branch | Archives
Photograph collections | Wales | Ceredigion

Personal names

Corporate names
Girl Guides Association | Cardiganshire Branch
Girls' Friendly Society | Aberystwyth branch

Aberystwyth (Wales)
Cardigan (Wales)
Cardiganshire (Wales)

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