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Ceredigion Archives
Côr Meibion Aberystwyth Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0212 CORYTH

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Côr Meibion Aberystwyth Papers

Short Title: Côr Meibion Aberystwyth Papers

Creation date(s): 1966-1993

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.200 cubic metres (7 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Côr Meibion Aberystwyth


Administrative/Biographical history: Côr Meibion Aberystwyth (Aberystwyth male voice choir) was formed in 1962, initially for Post Office workers, to make music and raise money for charity; membership is now unrestricted. The choir has toured extensively in the United Kingdom, Europe, and North America. In 1992, the choir won first prize at the National Eisteddfod of Wales.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Côr Meibion Aberystwyth, 1966-[1990s], including committee minutes, 1975-1995; financial papers, 1978-1989, 991, 1993; general correspondence, 1984-1996; concert correspondence, 1979-1985, 1988; visit correspondence, 1975-1986; correspondence with other male voice choir associations in Wales, 1973-1978, 1984-1988; records of attendance, 1982-1993; lists of members, 1983-1985, 1991; various music sheets, [1980s-1990s] and miscellaneous papers, 1966, [1980s-1990s].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

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 and in Minor Lists and Summaries 1986, p. 61; 1988, pp. 51, 63; 1995, p. 64, at the National Library of Wales.

Detailed catalogue

Language codes: eng


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

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history: The papers were originally deposited in the National Library of Wales, per Mr John Wildig, Secretary, Aberystwyth, 1985, 1987. Further papers were deposited by Mr John A. Davies, Membership Secretary, Aberystwyth, 1994; and by Mr Mervyn Hughes, Secretary, Aberystwyth, 2004.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from the National Library of Wales, 2000.



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, 1986; Côr Meibion Aberystwyth home page, (, viewed 30 April 2003.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003

Côr Meibon Aberystwyth (choir) | Archives
Male singers | Wales | Aberystwyth

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Côr Meibion Aberystwyth (Choir)

Aberystwyth (Wales)
Cardiganshire (Wales)

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