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Glamorgan Archives
Glamorgan History Society, Morgannwg archives

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DGHS

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Glamorgan History Society archives

Short Title: Glamorgan History Society, Morgannwg archives

Creation date(s): 1970-1986

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.012 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Glamorgan History Society


Administrative/Biographical history: The Glamorgan History Society was founded in 1950, in order to promote the study of the history of the old county of Glamorgan. Originally named the Glamorgan Local History Society, the present title was adopted in 1966. From its inception, the society has encouraged research by both professional and amateur historians. The results of which provide the main articles in the Society's journal Morgannwg, which has been published annually since 1957.


Scope and content/abstract: Editorial files for Morgannwg (The Journal of the Glamorgan History Society), 1970-1986, Correspondence, 1955-1958, Council and AGM minutes (1950-1981)


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Glamorgan Record Office.


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 Glamorgan History Society


Related material: Related units of description held at the Glamorgan Record Office: a further deposit of editorial papers, 1987-2001.


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 Glamorgan History Society; Morgannwg, Joint-editors Glanmor Williams and Gwynedd O Pierce, vol. I (Cardiff, 1957); Glamorgan History Society website (, viewed 26 January 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2012

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