GB 0210 BRITRTY
Briton Ferry Labour Party Records,
- 1915-1988 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.029 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator
The Labour Party in Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, was one of the first Independent Labour Party branches in Wales. Ever since Ramsey McDonald was elected to parliament in 1919 the constituency has had a Labour MP. The constituency was represented by Lord John Morris for 42 years. He also served within various Labour cabinets as Minister for Defence, Secretary of State for Wales and Attorney General.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Malcom Gullam, Port Talbot, in 1995.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Records of the Briton Ferry Labour Party, 1939-1988; including financial records, 1939-1986; minute books, 1945-1988; an attendance book, 1970-1984; and copies of the Labour Leader, 1915 and 1917.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: financial records; minute books; attendance book; and Labour Leader.
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 in Minor Lists and Summaries 1996, p.6, at the National Library of Wales.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Title supplied from contents of fonds
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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 sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1996.