ANW logo

Archives Network Wales

Search the collections:        Search help | Advanced search   | Browse by repository

Browse the indices: Combined(searchable) Personal names Corporate names Places Subjects

[Cymraeg]

[Home]

[New to Archives?]

[Family history]

[Admin menu]

List of repositories  |  List of collections at Gwent Archives  |  Repository home page  |  Contact details

Gwent Archives
Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Workshops Committee, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D1108

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Workshops Committee Records

Short Title: Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Workshops Committee, records

Creation date(s): 1949-1979

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 53 items

Name of creator(s): Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Workshops Committee

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Workshops Committee was constituted in 1949 to take over the functions of the former Newport and Monmouthshire Association of the Blind. This body had itself been created in 1938 as a new Joint Association to take over the work of the former Monmouth County Association for the Blind (1930-1938) and also the assets of the Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Aid Society (established c. 1865), which included workshops and offices at Chepstow Road, Newport, and shop premises at Charles Street, Newport. The workshops were closed in April 1973.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Workshops Committee, 1949-1979, including agendas, minutes and reports, 1949-1973; signed minutes, 1949-1973; financial records, 1960-1979; wages accounts, 1947-1973; stock sheets and market check sheets, 1970-1973; time sheets, 1972-1973; minutes and circulars of the National Joint Council for Workshops for the Blind, 1964-1972; circulars and reports from Ministry of Labour/Department of Employment, 1956-1972; Joint Workshops Committee scheme and Charity Commission orders, 1948-1968

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: administration; financial; wages; production; miscellaneous; financial and wages (additional)

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: No information found

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Secretary/Manager, Newport & Monmouthshire Blind Workshops, Chepstow Road, Newport, 1973; and by Gwent County Council Treasurer's Department (Audit Section), 1979 and 1980.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Some annual reports of predecessors, including the Association for the Blind of the County Borough of Newport and the Administrative County of Monmouth, are held in the Gwent Record Office (Monmouthshire County Council Health Committee, Miscellaneous Reports)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Workshops Committee; Annual Reports of the Association for the Blind of the County Borough of Newport and the Administrative County of Monmouth

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Blind | Services for | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Workshops Committee

Places
Monmouthshire (Wales)
Newport (Wales)

List of repositories  |  List of collections at Gwent Archives  |  Repository home page  |  Contact details