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Swansea University
Banners

Reference code(s): GB 0217 SWCC:BAN

Held at: Swansea University

Title: Banners

Short Title: Banners

Creation date(s): 1926-1985

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 39 banners

Name of creator(s): Published by University of Wales Swansea, Library and Information Services, Singleton Park Swansea SA2 8PP

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: These marching banners are part of the South Wales Coalfield Collection. The majority of the banners are from the National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area) Lodges, while the other 12 are from a number of different groups. These include a banner from the Krasnaya Presna Working Women brought back from the USSR by a delegation of miners headed by A J Cooke in 1927, and a banner from a delegation of Chinese miners.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Miners' banners including Abercrave Lodge Banner; Abernant Lodge Banner; Bargoed Surface Lodge Banner; Blaengwrach Lodge Banner; Britannic Lodge Banner; Cambrian Lodge Banner; Deep Navigation Lodge Banner; Duffryn Rhondda Lodge Banner; Ferndale Lodge Banner; Fernhill Lodge Banner; Gelli Lodge Banner; Lady Windsor Lodge Banner; Mardy Lodge Banner; Morlais Lodge Banner; Mountain Lodge Banner; Newlands Lodge Banner; National Union of Mineworkers [NUM] (South Wales Area) Banner; National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area) Youth Advisory Committee Banner; Oakdale Navigation Lodge Banner; Risca Lodge Banner; Seven Sisters Lodge Banner; Treharris Lodge Banner; Tymawr Lodge Banner; Wernos Lodge Banner; Werntawe Lodge Banner; Merthyr Vale Joint Lodges Banner; Park and Dare Lodge Banner; Brent NALGO [National Association of Local Government Officers]/Dulais Valley Miners' Banner; National Unemployed Workers Committee Movement, Garw Valley Branch Banner; National Union of Public Employees [NUPE] Wales Banner; CCCP [Soyuz Sovietskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik] Banner; Chinese Miners' Banner; DDR [Deutsche Democratische Republik] Banners; Japanese Banner; Krasnaya Presna Working Women Banner; Chichester Labour Party Banner; London Congress in Support of the Mining Communities Banner; Mid Rhondda Marchers Banner.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: No information available

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

Finding aids: Paper and/or electronic catalogues are available at the repository.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history: Please refer to the repository.

Immediate source of acquisition: Please refer to the repository.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Adapted by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project from data on the Archive Hub website.

Date(s) of descriptions: No information available


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Banners | Wales
Trades union emblems | Wales

Personal names

Corporate names
Krasnaya Presna Working Women
London Congress in Support of the Mining Communities
Mid Rhondda Marchers (Protest group)
National Unemployed Workers' Movement.
National Union of Mineworkers
National Union of Public Employees | Wales

Places

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