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Pembrokeshire Record Office
National Eisteddfod of Wales, 1972 and 1986, records

Reference code(s): GB 0213 D/EIS

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: National Eisteddfod of Wales Records

Short Title: National Eisteddfod of Wales, 1972 and 1986, records

Creation date(s): 1965-1986

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, 1972; Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, 1986


Administrative/Biographical history: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, the National Eistaeddfod of Wales, is a society organising a peripatetic annual arts festival, hosted by local councils in North and South Wales alternately. In 1972 the National Eisteddfod was held in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, and in 1986 the Eisteddfod was held in Fishguard.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the National Eisteddfoddau of Wales, Haverfordwest and Fishguard, 1965-1986, including programmes, 1971-1986; records relating to stewards, 1972; tickets, 1971-1972; posters, 1971-1972; committee records, 1966-1972; newspaper cuttings, 1971-1972; and booklets and reports of other Eisteddfodau, 1965-1970.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into 12 groups: Group One consists of programmes, records of stewards, tickets, posters, fund raising, committees, Hospitality Committee, Literature Committee, Drama Committee, Music Committee, Arts and Crafts Committee, Publicity Committee and newspaper cuttings; Group Two consists of Haverfordwest Eisteddfod tickets and writing paper; Group Three consists of hand book and address; Group Four consists of papers relating to the Haverfordwest Eisteddfod; Group Five consists of papers relating to the Fishguard Eisteddfod; Group Six consists of papers of the Haverfordwest Eisteddfod and booklets of other Eisteddfodau; Group Seven consists of Haverfordwest Eisteddfod plans; Group Eight consists of Haverfordwest Eisteddfod posters and handbills; Group Nine consists of papers of I. Bowen Rees, Secretary of the Steering Committee for Pembrokeshire's application to host the National Eisteddfod; Group Ten consists of copies of one act plays from the Haverfordwest Eisteddfod; Group Eleven consists of Haverfordwest Eisteddfod Financial Committee records; and Group Twelve consists of Haverfordwest Eisteddfod Ticket Committee file.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available in Pembrokeshire Record Office.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Pembrokeshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited on behalf of the Publicity Committee of the Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales, at Haverfordwest, 1972; Mr Derek Rees, Haverfordwest, Dyfed, 1981, 1985; Dr S. Davies, Aberystwyth, Dyfed, 1990; Mr Colin Evans, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, 2003; Mr H.J. Dickman, [1970s]; Miss M. Patch, 1979; transferred from Area Education Office, Haverfordwest, Dyfed, by Mr B. Vaughan, 1982.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, National Eisteddfod of Wales, catalogue; Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru website(, viewed 29 June 2005.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2005

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru | (1972 : | Hwlffordd) | Records and correspondence
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru | (1986 : | Abergwaun a'r Fro) | Records and correspondence
Eisteddfodau | Wales | Pembrokeshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru | (1972 : | Hwlffordd)
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru | (1986 : | Abergwaun a'r Fro)

Fishguard (Wales)
Haverfordwest (Wales)

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