Reference code(s): GB 0214 DBAP24
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Baptist Women's League
Short Title: Baptist Women's League
Creation date(s): 1923-1981
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.01 cubic metres (1 half-box)
Name of creator(s): Baptist Women's League, East Glamorgan Association
Administrative/Biographical history: The first meeting of the Pontypridd and Rhondda Federation of the Baptist Women's League was held in 1915. During the next seven years, Federations were formed in Cardiff, Merthyr and Aberdare. These three Federations comprised the East Glamorgan Association of the League. The first committee meeting of the East Glamorgan Association of the Baptist Women's League was held at Horeb, Treorchy on 20th June, 1923. The Golden Jubilee Meetings took place in the United Church, Pontypridd, in 1973, which was one of the five churches represented at the first meeting. The Baptist Women's League initiated and supported many successful projects including, a business girls' hotel, a home for unmarried mothers and their babies, war relief work and many other worthy enterprises.
Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Baptist Women's League, 1923-1981, includes: Baptist Women's League, annual, executive and committee meetings, minute books, 1923-1981; President's bible and badge of office; order of service for celebration of Baptist Women's League Golden Jubilee, 1973; and anniversary booklet, 1963.
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 Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.
Physical characteristics: Good condition
Finding aids: A full version of the catallogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the East Glamorgan English Baptist Association on 2 July 1986 (accession number 6090).
Related material: Related units of description held at the Glamorgan Archives: DBAP25, Baptist Women's League, Cardiff District; DBAP26, Baptist Women's League, Merthyr and Aberdare District; DBAP27, Baptist Women's League, Pontypridd and Rhondda District.
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 Archives, Catalogue of records for the Baptist Women's League; Davies, Chrystal M., Over My Shoulder: with our Baptist Women in Wales over 25 Years (Saffron Walden, 1963); East Glamorgan Association Baptist Women's League, Golden Jubilee 1923-1973 (Pontypridd, 1973).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of descriptions: November 2003