Fonds GB 0210 CARIND - Cardiganshire Association for the Blind Records,

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Cardiganshire Association for the Blind Records,


  • 1920-1975 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

The Cardiganshire Association for the Blind is a group supporting visually-impaired people within the old county of Cardiganshire. It is one of the member organizations of the Wales Council for the Blind. It became a registered charity in 1964.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by the Cardiganshire Association for the Blind per Mr J. R. Evans, Aberystwyth, 1986.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Records of the Cardiganshire Association for the Blind, 1920-1975, including record books of registered blind, 1920-1938; minutes of the executive committee, 1933-1974; minutes of the Annual General Meetings, 1940-1973; and annual reports, 1921-1975.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

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


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

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 Minor Lists and Summaries 1986, p. 4, at the National Library of Wales.

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Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Further records are Ceredigion Archives, DSO/6, Records of the Cardiganshire Association for the Blind.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds

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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

April 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1986; Wales Council for the Blind Homepage ( 25 April 2003; Charity Commission website (, viewed 4 November 2003.

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  • Text: Cardiganshire Association for the Blind Records.