Fonds GB 0210 GRNPTY - Wales Green Party Archive

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Wales Green Party Archive


  • 1983-1989 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

1 small archive box; 0.009 cubic metres.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Dr Christopher Simpson; Aberystwyth; Donation; March 2013; 006784867.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers of Green Party Wales collated by one-time chairman Chris Simpson, including 'A green economic policy for Wales', and 'Wales Green Party & Plaid Cymru', a history and background paper by Chris Simpson, and agendas and minutes from meetings.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

The archive was damaged by the fire in 2013 at the National Library of Wales. Some material was lost, other material damaged and the original order of the archive was lost. Surviving pages have been arranged into sets of minutes and grouped into files for 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 and 1989. The 1989 file also includes files which cannot be attributed to a particular date.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

The papers were damaged by the fire at the National Library of Wales in 2013 and are fragile. Each sheet is in a Melinex sleeve. In some cases the contents of pages have been re-typed onto new documents.

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Notes area


Preferred citation: Wales Green Party Archive.

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Dates of creation revision deletion


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Robert Phillips. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: material in the Wales Green Party Archive.

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