GB 0210 ASSWLA
Association of Welsh Local Authorities Records,
- 1928-1976 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.63 cubic metres (22 boxes)
Name of creator
The Association of Welsh Local Authorities was set up in 1953 and dissolved in 1974. The Association was a representative body comprising all authorities in Wales, and provided a forum for the discussion of shared concerns, including water resources, transport, education, and the Welsh economy. It served as a means of approach to Ministers of the Crown, Government Departments and national organizations. Following local government re-organisation in 1974, the Association was replaced by the Association of County Councils (Welsh Counties Committee) and the Association of District Councils (Council for the Principality).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by Geoffrey Edwards, former Honorary Secretary of the Association, in 1981.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Records of the Association of Welsh Local Authorities, 1928-1976, including minutes of annual meetings, 1952-1973; minutes of council meetings, 1952-1973; cash books, 1958-1973; administration papers, 1953-1976, papers relating to the withdrawal of railway services in Wales, 1962-1970; and subject files, 1952-1974, relating the interests and activities of the Association, such as water resources, transport, education, and the Welsh economy.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: minutes; finance; administration; railways; and miscellaneous.
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
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.
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Existence and location of copies
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Description control area
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
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Association of Welsh Local Authorities Records.