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West Glamorgan Archive Service
City and County of Swansea, Chief Executive's Department, records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 CC/S X

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: City and County of Swansea, Chief Executive's Department

Short Title: City and County of Swansea, Chief Executive's Department, records

Creation date(s): 1995-2006

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): City and County of Swansea, Chief Executive's Department

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The City and County of Swansea is a unitary authority created in 1994. It comprises the area of the former City of Swansea and the southern part of the Lliw Valley Borough. These records relate to the Chief Executive's Department. Desmond Thomas was Lord Mayor of Swansea in 1996. Thomas Jones (1924-1997) was Leader of the City and County of Swansea. The Community News is the community newspaper of the City and County of Swansea. The Swansea Leader is a bi-monthly newspaper published by the authority. Sweyn's Eye was the Council's staff newsletter, later replaced by Top.news. The referendum on devolution for Wales was held on 18 September 1997.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to the City and County of Swansea, Chief Executive's Department, 1995-2006, including Service Delivery Plans, 1995; draft service delivery plans, 1996-1998; papers relating to Desmond Thomas, 1996, and Thomas Jones, 1997; copies of Community News, 1996-2002, The Swansea Leader, 2002-2005, Sweyn's Eye, 1996-2003, and Top.news, 2003-2005; miscellaneous publicity material concerning the referendum on devolution for Wales, 1997; and Council diaries, 1998-2006.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the folowing: Service Delivery Plans; Draft service delivery plans; Desmond Thomas; Thomas Jones; Community News; The Swansea Leader; Sweyn's Eye, City and County of Swansea staff newsletter; material relating to the referendum on Devolution for Wales; Council diaries.

Conditions governing access: 30-year rule

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not known

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, City and County of Swansea, Chief Executive's Department, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Local government | Wales | Swansea
Swansea (Wales) | Politics and government
Swansea (Wales). | Council. | Chief Executive's Department | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Swansea (Wales) | Council. | Chief Executive's Department

Places
Swansea (Wales)
West Glamorgan (Wales)

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