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Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
Additional Information

Reference code(s): GB 1952 Various accession numbers..

Held at: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

Title: Additional Information

Short Title: Additional Information

Creation date(s): c.1908 century to present day (accumulated 1970-)

Level of description: Collection level description, and individual item level description for all items added since 06/1993, on NMRW digital archive catalogue.

Extent: boxes of notes, photographs, drawings, articles, pamphlets, sales particulars, and other related information.

Name of creator(s): National Monuments Record for Wales

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Produced as part of the main general collection of material concerning Welsh architecture and archaeology, which is routinely compiled by the NMRW, both from externally donated items and material created by RCAHMW staff.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Site based information on all types of Welsh archaeological, industrial archaeological, or architectural sites, from the earlest times to the present day.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by site within pre-1974 Welsh counties, and broad site types - Domestic, Defensive, Ecclesiastical, Industrial and Earthworks, then ordered by OS map quartersheet and National Grid Reference.

Conditions governing access: Material is on full public access.

Conditions governing reproduction: Copyright on this collection belongs to various bodies and individuals.

Finding aids: Approximately 25% of the collection has received item level descriptions on the NMRW digital catalogue. Newly added material is also catalogued in this way. Non-catalogued records can be accessed by geographical location of relevant site, as recorded on NMRW Core Site Database.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history: Collection created from records which will not physically fit NMR Site Files, but which would otherwise be included in these. Addition to the collection is ongoing.

Immediate source of acquisition: Acquired from various sources, both internally from RCAHMW staff, and from external donors.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Existence and location of originals: Some of the material is original, some items are copies of originals held in various locations.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Edwards, G.M.

Date(s) of descriptions: 02/09/03


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Historic buildings | Wales
Historic sites | Wales
Wales | Antiquities

Personal names

Corporate names
National Monuments Record for Wales

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