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Glamorgan Archives
National Union of Seamen, Cardiff Branch, records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DNUS

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: National Union of Seamen, Cardiff Branch records

Short Title: National Union of Seamen, Cardiff Branch, records

Creation date(s): 1927-1972

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 3 vols

Name of creator(s): National Union of Seamen. Cardiff Branch

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The National Union of Seamen was founded in 1893, as the National Sailors and Firemen's Union. The title of National Union of Seamen was adopted in 1926. In 1990, the union amalgamated with the National Union of Railwaymen (NUR) to form the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT). The Cardiff branch was active from 1927.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the National Union of Seamen, Cardiff Branch, 1927-1972, including: minute books, 1927-1972; and cash book (listing payments made to individual members), 1947-1972.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to date and type.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Physical characteristics: Fair 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: The records came into the care of the Welsh Industrial and Maritime Museum, Cardiff.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Welsh Industrial and Maritime Museum on 5 June 1991.

ALLIED MATERIALS

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 National Union of Seamen - Cardiff Branch; Marsh, Arthur and Victoria Ryan, The Seamen: A history of the National Union of Seamen, 1887-1987, (Oxford, 1989).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Sailors | Trades unions | Wales | Cardiff
Shipping | Wales | Cardiff | Employees

Personal names

Corporate names
National Union of Seamen | Cardiff Branch

Places
Cardiff (Wales)

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