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Swansea University
David Sutton collection

Reference code(s): GB 0217 SWCC : MNC/PP/28

Held at: Swansea University

Title: David Sutton collection

Short Title: David Sutton collection

Creation date(s): 1984-1985

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 file and 1 envelope

Name of creator(s): Rhymney Valley Miners' Support Group


Administrative/Biographical history: Papers collected by David Sutton relating to The Rhymney Valley Miners' Support Group. The support group raised many thousands of pounds in cash and food for the families of striking miners during the 1984 strike. David Sutton appears to have been a member of the support group.


Scope and content/abstract: Personal Collections, 1984-1985 including the Rhymney Valley Report 1984-1885 a leaflet produced by the Rhymney Valley Miners' Support Group. It contains articles concerning the 1984 Miner's Strike and welfare benefits and information on community events. The collection also includes Rhymney Valley Miner's Support Group miscellaneous papers 1984-1985 including blank headed paper, stickers, Christmas cards and leaflets, a letter of support and poster from the Netherlands and a copy of `Moving left in Wales'.


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Conditions governing access: Accessible to all researchers by appointment. Please note that some collections contain sensitive information and access may be restricted.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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Language codes: eng


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Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Coal strike, Great Britain, 1984-1985
Labour disputes
Strikes and lockouts | Wales

Personal names
Sutton , David , of the Rhymney Valley

Corporate names
Rhymney Valley Miners' Support Group

Glamorgan (Wales)
Rhymney Valley (Wales : district)

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