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Aberfan Photographs collection

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D359

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Aberfan Photographs collection

Short Title: Aberfan Photographs collection

Creation date(s): October 1966

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.01 cubic metres (1 volume disbound)

Name of creator(s): Unknown

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The volume appears to have been compiled by a land surveyor or engineer, possibly for the National Coal Board or official enquiry, immediately after the coal slip which destroyed part of the village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil, 21 October 1966.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Aberfan Photographs collection comprising of a volume of 99 photographs depicting engineering work on the remainder of the coal tips

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: 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 catallogue 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 not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Llanelli library, 1999

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: 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: March 2006


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