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Aberdare Library Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D386

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Aberdare Library Collection

Short Title: Aberdare Library Collection

Creation date(s): 1801-1936

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.06 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Aberdare Library. Dr Banks, Aberdare; Llanwonno (Llanwynno) Parish Vestry; Windber Colliery;

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Aberdare Central Library was established by Aberdare Urban District Council in 1902. Responsibility for the service passed in 1974 to Cynon Valley Borough Council (1974-1996) and is now part of the Library Service of Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Aberdare Library Collection comprising of papers of John Gray, Mountain Ash, relating to the New British Iron Co., Ruabon, co Denbigh, to collieries in cos. Northumberland and Durham, and to Nixon, Taylor and Cory, coalowners in Mountain Ash areas

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 possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Aberdare Central Library, 2005

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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