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Aberystwyth University
Second World War Press Cuttings

Reference code(s): GB 0982 WPC

Held at: Aberystwyth University

Title: Second World War Press Cuttings

Short Title: Second World War Press Cuttings

Creation date(s): 1939-1945

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Edith M Kempthorne, Bernard Fletcher and Mary Fletcher

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Two of the albums of cuttings were compiled by Edith M Kempthorne of the Camp Fire Girls, New York, USA. The third volume was compiled by Bernard and Mary Fletcher, of whom nothing is known.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The archive contains two large indexed scrapbooks of articles from leading US publications relating to the Second World War, along with a folder of newspaper cuttings dating from the Second World War, which relate to Winston Churchill.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: The papers may be consulted through application to Information Services, Hugh Owen Library, University of Wales Aberystwyth, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DZ, Tel: 01970 622399, Fax: 01970 622404, E-mail: libinfo@aber.ac.uk

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Basic finding aid available at Hugh Owen Library, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: According to the letter of donation, the war volumes compiled by Edith M Kempthorne, and a volume of cuttings on Churchill compiled by Bernard and Mary Fletcher, were donated to the Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth in 1949 by Mr A Haslam, American Liaison Officer, Central Office of Information, London.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Rhian Phillips, Archives Hub project archivist.

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

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945

Personal names
Churchill , Winston , 1874-1965 , Sir
Fletcher , Bernard
Fletcher , Mary
Kempthorne , Edith M.

Corporate names

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