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Glamorgan Archives
Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Society, records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DXIH

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Society records

Short Title: Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Society, records

Creation date(s): 1848-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.2 cubic metres (awaiting further information) (21 volumes, 46 files, 2 bundles, 1 newspaper, 2 booklets)

Name of creator(s): Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Society

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Society was formed in 1891 to improve local crops, livestock and farming methods. The first agricultural show was held at the Cowbridge cattle market on 27 September 1892. The society is still in existence. Its predecessor, the Glamorgan General Agricultural Society, was founded in 1772 and dissolved in 1906.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Glamorgan General Agricultural Society, minutes book, 1848-1877; Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Society minutes books, 1891-1940; agricultural engravings, [c. 1840]; account books, 1891-1939; cuttings book, 1891-1910; minutes, 1965-1977; agenda for annual general meetings, 1975-1981; register of attendances, 1946-1975; account book, 1967-1978; VAT account book, 1973-1978; bank deposit account book, 1959-1973; subscription book, 1969-1977; statements of current and deposit accounts, 1974-1981; income and expenditure accounts, 1971-1973; invoices and bills, 1974-1981; correspondence, 1972-1981; subscriptions and donations, 1978-1981; catering and tentage, 1973-1981; judges, 1980-1981; and miscellaneous items, 1973-1983.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by various private depositors

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Included in the collection is the minute book of the Glamorgan General Agricultural Society, 1848-1877.

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following sources were used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; Hopkins, T.J. `Two Hundred Years of Agriculture in Glamorgan' Glamorgan Historian, Volume 8

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Agriculture | Wales | Societies, etc.
Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Society | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Glamorgan General Agricultural Society
Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Society

Places
Vale of Glamorgan (Wales)

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