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Personal Papers of Mrs. Eileen Blaker relating to the Aberfan Disaster

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D70

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Personal Papers of Mrs. Eileen Blaker relating to the Aberfan Disaster

Short Title: Personal Papers of Mrs. Eileen Blaker relating to the Aberfan Disaster

Creation date(s): 1966

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.001 cubic metres (4 papers)

Name of creator(s): Friend and family of Mrs. Eileen Blaker

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In October 1966 Mrs Eileen Blaker sent letters of condolence to family and friends in South Wales following the Aberfan Disaster. These letters are the replies she received in return giving first hand accounts of the aftermath of the disaster in the Aberfan area.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Personal Papers of Mrs. Eileen Blaker relating to the Aberfan Disaster comprising of two letters sent in November 1966 giving an account of the feeling of great loss in the area and of the evacuation of residents from their houses following the diasaster

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Personal Papers of Mrs. Eileen Blaker relating to the Aberfan Disaster arranged by item

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: Deposited by a private individual, 2002

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: February 2006


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