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Glamorgan Archives
Baptist Women's League, Pontypridd and Rhondda District

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DBAP27

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Baptist Women's League, Pontypridd and Rhondda District

Short Title: Baptist Women's League, Pontypridd and Rhondda District

Creation date(s): 1930-1981

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.001(4 items)

Name of creator(s): Baptist Women's League, Pontypridd and Rhondda District

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The first meeting of the Pontypridd and Rhondda Federation of Baptist Women's League (Glamorgan) was held in 1915. During the next seven years, Federations were formed in Cardiff, in Merthyr Tydfil and in Aberdare; these three Federations comprised the East Glamorgan Association. The Golden Jubilee Meetings of the Baptist Women's League, Pontypridd and Rhondda District took place in the Temple Church, Graig, Pontypridd. 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 enterprises.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Baptist Women's League, Pontypridd and Rhondda District, 1930-1981, including: minutes books, 1930-1957, 1957-1981; and jubilee booklet for Pontypridd and Rhondda District, 1965.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Minutes arranged chronologically.

Conditions governing access: Items containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act and Record Office policy.

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/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the East Glamorgan English Baptist Association on 2 July 1986.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Related units of description held at the Glamorgan Archives: DBAP24, Baptist Women's League; DBAP25, Baptist Women's League, Cardiff District.

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 Archives, Catalogue of records for the Baptist Women's League; Davies, Christy M., Over My Shoulder - With our Baptist Women in Wales over 25 Years (Saffron Walden, 1963); Pontypridd & District Federation of Baptist Women's League: It is the Jubliee (Pontypridd, 1965); East Glamorgan Association, Baptist Women's League, Golden Jubilee, 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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects

Personal names

Corporate names
Baptist Women's League | Pontypridd and Rhondda District

Places
Pontypridd (Wales)
Rhondda (Wales)

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