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Glamorgan Archives
Cardiff Camera Club records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DCAMC

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Cardiff Camera Club records

Short Title: Cardiff Camera Club records

Creation date(s): 1906-1990

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 52 items

Name of creator(s): Cardiff Camera Club


Administrative/Biographical history: Cardiff Young Men's Christian Association Camera Club was formed in 1896 in Cardiff (Glamorgan). It was amalgamated with the Cardiff Windsor Amateur Photographic Society (founded 1902) in 1910, and became the Cardiff Camera Club. The club had the use of premises in the Y.M.C.A. Buildings in Station Terrace, Cardiff. It was provided with its first permanent clubroom by the Y.M.C.A. in 1936. The club organised annual exhibitions; in 1978, this was held at University College, Cardiff, with the theme "Six Sister Cities of Stuttgart".


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Cardiff Camera Club, 1906-1990: minute books, 1906-1969; annual exhibition catalogues, 1922-1970; cash book, 1938-1957; and correspondence relating to 'Six Sister Cities of Stuttgart' 1976-1979.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes; exhibition catalogues; financial records; use of club facilities; correspondence; and miscellaneous records.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions. These records are stored in an outside repository. They should be ordered at least a week in advance of an intended visit so that they can be brought into the Record Office for consultation in the search room.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at


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

Accruals: Accruals are possible.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Cardiff Camera Club at various intervals.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for the Cardiff Camera Club.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: December 2003

Cardiff Camera Club | Archives
Photography | Wales | Cardiff | Societies, etc.

Personal names

Corporate names
Cardiff Camera Club
Cardiff Young Men's Christian Association Camera Club

Cardiff (Wales)
Stuttgart (Germany)

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