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Glamorgan Archives
Borough of Cowbridge, Food Control Committee records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX666

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Borough of Cowbridge, Food Control Committee records

Short Title: Borough of Cowbridge, Food Control Committee records

Creation date(s): 1910-1921

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.08 cubic metres (6 volumes, 46 booklets, 88 papers, 38 files, 2 envelopes)

Name of creator(s): Borough of Cowbridge, Food Control Committee

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: During the First World War, central government took measures to ensure the continuity of food suplies to the British public. One of these measures was the establishment of Area Food Control Committees to implement food rationing and prevent evasions of food restrictions. The Cowbridge Food Control Committee was active between 1917 and 1920.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Minutes books, 1917-1920; correspondence, 1917-1921; register of retailers, [c.1918]-1920; documents relating to registration of retailers, 1917-1919; tea distribution scheme, applications and correspondence, 1917-1918; correspondence on supply of sugar for ships' stores, 1920; flour distribution papers, 1920; meat sales account book, 1918-1920; Ministry of Food circulars, 1918-1920; miscellaneous papers, 1917-1920; and notice advertising a lecture by William Abraham MP, 1910.

ACCESS AND USE

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 full version of the catallogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by a private individual, 1991.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The main Cowbridge Borough collection is Glamorgan Archives, BCOW.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Food conservation
Rationing | Wales | Cowbridge

Personal names

Corporate names
Cowbridge (Wales) | Borough Council. | Food Control Committee

Places
Cowbridge (Wales)

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