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Powys County Archives Office
Elan Valley and Rhayader, postcards

Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/DX/9

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: Postcards received from Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Area Office

Short Title: Elan Valley and Rhayader, postcards

Creation date(s): [20th century]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (8 items)

Name of creator(s): Meirionnydd Archives

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Craig Goch, Pen-y-gareg, Careg-ddu and Caban Coch dams of the Elan Valley, Radnorshire, were constructed between 1893 and 1906. The nearby Claerwen dam was opened in 1952.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Postcards, [20th century], depicting the town of Rhayader and the dams and reservoirs of the Elan and Claerwen Valleys, Radnorshire.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: view letter cards; postcards.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Area Office.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Original title supplied from name of donor. Short title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Postcards received from Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Area Office (R/DX/9), catalogue; Powys Digital History Project website (http://history.powys.org.uk), viewed 19 April 2005.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Postcards | Wales | Powys
Reservoirs | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Corporate names
Gwynedd Archives Service

Places
Claerwen Valley (Wales)
Elan Valley (Wales)
Rhayader (Wales : town)

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