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Glamorgan Archives
Survey of Cardiff

Reference code(s): GB 214 D104

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Survey of Cardiff

Short Title: Survey of Cardiff

Creation date(s): 1986-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.01 cubic metres (7 files and 1 paper)

Name of creator(s): Survey of Cardiff


Administrative/Biographical history: The Survey of Cardiff was a voluntary group established in 1988. Its aim was to produce an historical and topographical record of Cardiff, recording its development in a series of publications. The Survey Collected maps, drawings, photgraphs and other items relating to the city's history. It also offered assistance to others conducting research based upon Cardiff, and prepared reports on particular areas or buildings on behalf of individuals, local authorities, developers etc.


Scope and content/abstract: Survey of Cardiff comprising of minutes, agenda and related reports of the committee; correspondence; statements of account and copies of articles, 1986-1991


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Survey of Cardiff 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


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

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



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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