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South Wales Baptist College, Cardiff

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DBAP20

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: South Wales Baptist College, Cardiff

Short Title: South Wales Baptist College, Cardiff

Creation date(s): 1957-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.003 cubic metres (36 items)

Name of creator(s): South Wales Baptist College

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Baptist College began when Abergavenny Academy was founded in 1807, in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. In 1836, a new college was opened in Pontypool, Monmouthshire. In 1893, the college was removed to Cardiff, Glamorgan, where a hostel in Richmond Road, previously used for women students attending the university was acquired. The College students were able to attend Cardiff University (formerly University College of Wales Cardiff). The South Wales Baptist College has continued to educate Baptist ministers throughout the 20th century.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the South Wales Baptist College, 1957-1983, including: annual reports and lists of contributors, 1957-1983; and copy of History of the South Wales Baptist College, 1807-1957, by D. Mervyn Himbury, (printed).

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: These records are subject to a 30-year restriction period.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Archives conditions apply.

Physical characteristics: Good condition

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by a private source at various dates.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The early records of the College are in National Library of Wales, South Wales Baptist College records.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for the South Wales Baptist College; Riden, Philip, Records Sources for Local History, (London, 1987); Himbury, D. Mervyn, A History of the South Wales Baptist College, 1807-1957, (Cardiff, 1957); Jenkins, J.A., and R. Edwards James, The History of Nonconformity in Cardiff, (Cardiff, 1901).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Baptists | Wales | Clergy | Training of
South Wales Baptist College | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
South Wales Baptist College

Places
Cardiff (Wales)

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