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South Wales Women's Support Groups records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DWSG

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: South Wales Women's Support Groups records

Short Title: South Wales Women's Support Groups records

Creation date(s): 1984-1996

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.04 cubic metres (19 bundles, 7 volumes, 15 files, 11 papers, 12 binders, and 27 booklets)

Name of creator(s): South Wales Women's Support Group; Women Against Pit Closures, national organisation

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The South Wales Women's Support groups were active during the miners' strike between 1984 and 1985. Besides, providing moral support for the miners, they were also active in raising funds to help support the stike through sponsored walks and jumble sales. They also organised food parcels and soup kitchens.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: South Wales Women's Support Groups records comprising of minutes and agandas, 1984-1988; correspondence and related papers, 1984-1996; conference papers, 1986-1996; accounts and miscellaneous filing; 1984-1995; photographs and scrapbooks, 1986-1989; publications, 1984-1989; Women Against Pit Closures records including minutes and agandas 1984-1996; conference papers, 1984-1994; correspondence, publications and related papers, 1984-1996

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: South Wales Women's Support Groups records arranged chronologically by record series

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

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

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2006


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Coal strike, Great Britain, 1984-1985
Strikes and lockouts | Coal mining | Wales, South
Women political activists | Wales

Personal names

Corporate names
South Wales Women's Support Groups
Women Against Pit Closures

Places
Wales, South ()

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