Fonds GB 0210 ABEIGN - Aberystwyth 'No Assembly' Campaign (1979) Archive,

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Aberystwyth 'No Assembly' Campaign (1979) Archive,


  • 1975-1981 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

The Aberystwyth 'No Assembly' Campaign was privately organized by a group of members within the Ceredigion constituency Labour Party in 1979 at the time of the referendum on Devolution. Michael Hughes, a history lecturer at the University of Wales Aberystwyth, was the secretary of the campaign.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Dr Michael Hughes, Aberystwyth, 1986.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers of the Aberystwyth "No Assembly" Campaign, 1975-1981, including correspondence, 1975-1981; pamphlets, leaflets, circular letters, stickers, 1976-1979; financial records, 1978-1979; press releases, 1978-1979 and press cuttings, 1975-1979.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into the following groups: pamphlets; printed material; correspondence; financial records; press releases; and press cuttings.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright regulations apply.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1986, p. 1. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Papers of the national campaigns for and against the assembly are "No Assembly" Campaign Records, 1978-1979, and "Wales for the Assembly" Campaign Records, 1975-1979, both at the National Library of Wales.

Related descriptions

Notes area


Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes press cuttings and correspondence relating to devolution accumulated by its secretary prior to the formation of the group.

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

August 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1986.

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