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Cardiff City Council records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DCCC

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Cardiff City Council records

Short Title: Cardiff City Council records

Creation date(s): 1974-1996

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.36 cubic metres (30 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Cardiff City Council

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Cardiff was a county borough from 1889 until 1974, when local government was reorganised, with the creation of a two-tier system of county and district councils. The historic county of Glamorgan, comprising Glamorgan County Council (1889-1974) and the County Boroughs of Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil and Swansea, was divided into three new county councils, one of which was South Glamorgan County Council. Below South Glamorgan, at the district level, were Cardiff City Council and the Vale of Glamorgan Borough Council. District councils had reponsibility for housing, planning and development, environmental health, and recreation. The district council was administered by elected councillors, with committees overseeing the various aspects of its work. In 1996, South Glamorgan County Council and the Cardiff City Council were abolished, and replaced by a new unitary authority - the County Council of the City and County of Cardiff, now known as the Cardiff County Council.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Cardiff City Council reports (minutes) of full council and committees, 1974-1996.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: The reports are bound together in chronological order.

Conditions governing access: Some of the records are stored in an outside repository. These records should be ordered at least a week in advance of an intended visit so that they can be brought into the Record Office for consulation in the search room.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply.

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been accepted and listed.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Cardiff County Council

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Related material in Glmaorgan Record Office is South Glamorgan County Council GB 0214 S, and Cardiff County Council GB 2014 C/C

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids.

Rules or conventions: Descriptions follow ANW guidelines based on ISAD (G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Cardiff (Wales). | City Council | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Cardiff (Wales) | City Council

Places
Cardiff (Wales)

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