Reference code(s): GB 0214 DXIK
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: County Alderman Mrs Rose Davies of Aberdare papers
Short Title: Davies, Rose (County Alderman) papers
Creation date(s): 1894-1958
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (32 papers, 21 letters, 11 cards, 11 cuttings, 1 broadsheet, 1 booklet, 58 photographs, 1 volume)
Name of creator(s): Rose Davies
Administrative/Biographical history: Rose Davies (1882-1958) was a school teacher and Labour activist who became the first woman member, alderman and Chairman of Glamorgan County Council. In 1920 she was one of the first three women magistrates in Wales. She was both a keen social reformer and supporter of the Women's Liberation Movement.
Scope and content/abstract: Teaching agreement, 1901; teaching testimonial, 1904; Women's Land Army certificate, [c. 1919]; correspondence (including letters from Keir Hardie), 1920-1937; press cuttings, 1914-1958; theatre programme (signed by Keir Hardie), 1903; photographs, 1910-1929; autograph album, 1910-1953; photograph album, 1894-1898.
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply
Finding aids: A handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private individual, 1962-1964
Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following sources were used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; Aberdare Leader, 13 December 1958.
Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: September 2004