- 1950-1986 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.054 cubic metres (6 boxes)
Name of creator
Very little information has been found on the Cymric Federation Press. It appears to have been active 1920-1987, and may have been the one of the main printers for various organisations in Wales, including the Labour Party, the Welsh Centre for International Affairs and the National Union of Mineworkers, South Wales Area.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by the National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area), Sardis Road, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan, per Mr Dave Kennedy, in December 1987.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Printers' files and related papers relating to divisional Labour Party general and local government election pamphlets, posters and addresses, 1950-1986; Cardiff May Day Rally, 1964-1965; Cardiff ward branches, 1961-1986; the Welsh Centre for International Affairs, 1973-1986; and Brynlliw Lodge and the National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area), 1953-1984.
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: divisional parties, ward branches, and miscellaneous. Papers relating to the executive council and annual conference of the National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area), 1953-1984, have been transferred to the Department of Printed Books.
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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Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available in NLW, Minor lists and summaries, 1988.
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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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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 Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1988.